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Bernardo Sassetti

Bernardo da Costa Sassetti Pais was a Portuguese jazz pianist and film composer. Sassetti was born in Lisbon. He was a great-grandson of Sidónio Pais, President of the First Republic. He initially played guitar, then began studying piano and music theory at age nine. He became interested in jazz after hearing Bill Evans. He studied jazz with Horace Parlan and Sir Roland Hanna. By the late 1980s, he was backing visiting musicians and teaching jazz piano in Lisbon (and, later, taught throughout other lusophonic areas). During the 1990s, he worked in London, where he recorded three albums with Guy Barker's group

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Festa do Jazz 2020

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Centro Cultural Belem Festa do Jazz 2020 Lisbon September 12-13, 2020 Festa do Jazz, celebration of jazz, is the annual meeting of the Portuguese jazz community. It is normally held end of March/begin of April. For many years it took place in old glory theatre São Luis Municipal in the Baixa-Chiado ...

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Jazz Festival Ljubljana 2019

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Cankarjev Dom Jazz Festival Ljubljana Ljubljana June 18-22, 2019 Ljubljana—capital of the Republic of Slovenia, member of the EU, neighbored by Austria, Hungary, Croatia and Italy—hosts a now six decades old jazz festival. The event is organized by Cankarjev House/Cankarjev Dom, a prestigious, state-run cultural center in midtown Ljubljana opposite the ...

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European Jazz Conference Lisbon 2018: Portuguese showcases

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Centro Cultural de Belém (CCB); Livraria Ler Devagar European Jazz Conference Lisbon 2018 Lisbon, Portugal September 13-15, 2018 European Jazz Conference Lisbon 2018: Portuguese showcases This year's annual European Jazz Conference, a convention organized by the European Jazz Network, took place at Centro Cultural de Belém (CCB) in the Portuguese capital ...

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Ljubljana Jazz Festival: Ljubljana, Slovenia, June 20–29, 2012

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Ljubljana Jazz FestivalLjubljana, SloveniaJune 20-29, 2012Ljubljana, with its 53rd edition, truly hosts the oldest jazz festival in Europe. Norway's Molde, also a candidate, started one year later, in 1960. The capital of the now-independent Republic of Slovenia, neighbored by Austria, Hungary, Croatia and Italy, Ljubljana is situated one hour from Trieste, two hours ...

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21st Edition Jazz In The Park 2012: Homage To Bernardo Sassetti

21st Edition Jazz In The Park 2012: Homage To Bernardo Sassetti

July 15, 6 p.m., Serralves Auditorium CONCERT ‘PELAS MÃOS DE BERNARDO/THROUGH BERNARDO’S HANDS’ Parque da Fundação de Serralves Rua de Serralves 977 Porto In 2012, Jazz returns to Serralves Park on July 7, 14 and 21 always at 6 p.m. This year the stage at the Serralves Park Tennis Court ...

Motion

Label: Clean Feed Records
Released: 2010
Track listing: 7:10 AM--Homecoming Queen; Morning Circles; 11:50 AM--Reflexos_Movimento Circular; 11:50 AM--O Homem Que Diz Adeus; Motion 1--Faulkner; Tariff: 3$/Hr--Max: 2 Hrs; Motion 1--MW 108.7; MW 104.5 Bicubic; Bird & Beyond; Fim de Tarde--Vagabundo; Motion 2 --Estrada; Objectos No Espelho; Chegada; Noite--Canço Nr. VI.

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Bernardo SassettiTrio: Motion

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Quite often, when hearing compositions by pianist Bernardo Sassetti, it's easy to mistake him for an American. His folksy charm has that Aaron Copland-meets-Bill Frisell kind of Americana. But no, this huge talent is Portugal's own son. He is back again in a trio setting with bassist Carlos Barretto and drummer Alexandre Frazão. The ...

Accordion Three-Fer: Triphilia; Nice Guy Trio & Will Holshouser

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Alan Bern/Michael Rodach/Paul BrodyTriophiliaJazzwerkstatt2009 The Nice Guy TrioHere Comes The Nice Guy TrioPorto Franco2009 Will Holshouser Trio + Bernardo SassettiPalace Ghosts and Drunken HymnsClean Feed2001

Um Amor De Perdição

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Released: 2009


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