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Djangada

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ast emerging as the new Brazilian sound from the UK, Djangada's funky reworking of Brazilian classics has captivated audiences all over. Their dynamic trio interplay comes from years of performing together and is a thrill to witness live; a blend of traditional Brazilian music with a jazz aesthetic that is lively and accessible, but with a deep sense of craft and musicality.

The name Djangada comes from the word jangada, a fishing boat found in the north-east of Brazil, the home of Afro-Brazilian rhythms. It is from here that Djangada draws their inspiration, transforming the classic songs of Bahia's Dorival Caymmi and Gilberto Gil into punchy instrumental grooves

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Article: Album Review

Gaia Wilmer: Migrations

Read "Migrations" reviewed by Angelo Leonardi


Sa coniugare feeling e complessità di scrittura Gaia Wilmer, sassofonista e compositrice brasiliana al suo debutto da leader. L'idea di formare quest'ottetto è nata nel primo anno di frequenza ai corsi di composizione jazz del Berklee College of Music e s'è concretizzata nel dicembre 2016 (dopo un annuncio su Kickstarter), durante il secondo anno di master ...

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News: Performance / Tour

Gilberto Gil Makes Chicago Symphony Center Debut Friday April 2

Gilberto Gil Makes Chicago Symphony Center Debut Friday April 2

The Chicago Symphony Center Presents series of outstanding world music concerts brings legendary Brazilian singer-guitarist Gilberto Gil to Chicago for his Symphony Center debut on Friday, April 2, at 8 p.m. In this special program, entitled “The String Concert," he is joined by his son Bem Gil (guitars) and cellist Jaques Morelenbaum, and together the trio ...


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