Results for "Cassio Vianna"
Cassio Vianna is a composer, pianist, arranger, and educator whose work reflects the broad range of musical and cultural influences he has received during his years of training. Born and raised in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Vianna started his music studies in classical music, while developing his skills as a composer and interpreter of popular music and Brazilian jazz. Between 1993 and 1995, Vianna studied under Hungarian teacher Ian Guest, who had a great impact on his decision to pursue a career as a composer. After this period, Vianna engaged in several recording and performing projects in the Rio de Janeiro music scene, which included a successful career with his Brazilian jazz trio Dialeto Brasileiro
by Jack Bowers
As composer / arranger Cassio Vianna was born and raised in Rio de Janeiro, an argument could be made that there is rhythm in his genes. The notion is underscored on Infancia, Vianna's debut recording as leader of his well-schooled Jazz Orchestra, a bright and thematic excursion on which the seductive rhythms of his native Brazil ...
by Jack Bowers
In the early 1960s, bright new rhythms traveled northward from Brazil, kindling a bossa nova craze" that swept through the jazz world and spilled over into the realm of pop music, led by saxophonists such as Stan Getz, Bud Shank and Zoot Sims, and abetted by guitarists Charlie Byrd, Laurindo Almeida and others. After scoring a ...