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Born in Rio de Janeiro and currently living near Washington, DC, bassist Leonardo Lucini has been bringing the sounds of Brazilian jazz to American audiences for over a decade. Lucini is a virtuoso performer on electric and acoustic bass. Trained in both classical and jazz styles, he holds a master’s degree in music performance from University of Maryland. He is knowledgeable about many world music styles, including a vast range of Latin music. His own compositions are often based on unique Brazilian rhythmic styles, going far beyond the expected samba and bossa nova to Maracatu and Afoxe
O Holy Night
By AS IS
Label: Night, Night The Elephant Productions
Track listing: O Holy Night
AS IS: O Holy NIght
Label: Night of the Elephant
To Love Again - Karuna Shinsho
Label: Nanny Assis Arts
Track listing: 1. O Pato 2. Just In Time 3. Caminhos Cruzados 4. Nenhum (Nobody) 5. There Will Never Be Another You 6. Agua de Beber 7. Love Dance 8. I Mean You (Truly, You) 9. Aguas de Marco 10. Smile
To Love Again
Label: Self Produced
Track listing: O Pato
Brazilian Saxophonist Michel Nirenberg Announces Fall 2018 U.S. Tour
Brazilian saxophonist and composer Michel Nirenberg launches his third U.S. tour in October. With his programs of Brazilian jazz and instrumental music reflecting the fascinating history of Brazil and the rich mix of cultures feeding into its music, Nirenberg serves as an able ambassador to bring this entrancing music to America audiences. The tour begins on ...
Brazilian Saxophonist Michel Nirenberg Tours U.S. In Fall Of 2017
In late September, Brazilian saxophonist and composer Michel Nirenberg will tour Mid-Atlantic cities and towns, sharing the vibrant melodies and captivating rhythms of his homeland with fans of world music and jazz. The tour takes his quartet from the nation’s capital to Baltimore and Annapolis, Rock Hall and Easton on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, and concludes with ...
Maryland Events Highlight Women Jazz Artists: Concerts And Panel Discussion Celebrate Women's History Month
From its earliest days, women have played key roles in jazz. Vocalists Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan and Billie Holiday are legendary singers who exhibited a high level of musicianship. They mastered the technique of their instrument (the voice), learned their music thoroughly and were skilled improvisers like any other band member. Many more talented women have ...
Michel Nirenberg: Retrato/Portrait
by Dan Bilawsky
It only takes a few seconds of listening to Chorinho Em Aldeia/Na Gloria"--the album-opening track on Retrato/Self Portrait--to realize there's something special about Michel Nirenberg's playing. This young multi-reedist--a native of Rio de Janeiro who's currently based in Washington D.C.--marries virtuosity, exuberance, and emotional depth in his work, confidently covering everything from choro to cha-cha and ...
Brazil's Michel Nirenberg Releases "Retrato/Portrait"
At the age of 25, award-winning saxophonist and composer Michel Nirenberg has attracted some of the finest Brazilian and Latin jazz players available to record his debut album Retrato/Portrait on indie label Carioca Music. They are at once his musical colleagues and mentors, drawn to make music that sails across geographic and stylistic borders. The album ...