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LJF ONLINE 2021: Tudo Bem! The Music of Brazil

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22 Sep. 2021 101 COM_JOMEVENTS_HOURS_AGO
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20:00
21:00
Free

Limerick Jazz Festival proudly presents an online performance from Brazil's Tudo Bem!

Admission to this online event is free. A link to the stream will be posted here closer to the performance.

The music of Brazil is rich, melodic and above all one of the most groove-laden musics on the planet. Blessed with a long tradition of great composers and songwriters, and a vast range of regional styles, the music has been hugely influential , moving far beyond its own borders to find a place in so many other musical traditions, including jazz and popular music

Brazilian music has been a passion of bassist and composer Ronan Guilfoyle for many years, and in this group he has assembled some of the finest players in the jazz and Brazilian idioms to play classic Brazilian pieces, known and loved the world over. Outside Brazil, people often think of Brazilian music as being confined to Bossa Nova, but this is only one small part of the huge tradition of Brazilian music and Tudo Bem! explores many of these styles as well as many of Brazil’s greatest composers. Expect Baions, Forros, Partido Altos, Sambas, Xaxados and more, and music by Toninho Horta, Caetano Veloso, Joao Bosco, Chico Pinheiro, Egberto Gismonti, Hermeto Pascoal, Maria Rita and Joyce. Above all expect the joyous, infectious rhythms and grooves of Brazil played with an authentic feel ,and a celebration of one of the world’s great music traditions

Lineup

Aleka Potinga – voice
Chris Guilfoyle – Guitar
Leopoldo Osio – piano
Ronan Guilfoyle – bass
Andre Antunes – drums

More information available at the Limerick Jazz Festival Website: http://www.limerickjazzfestival.com/


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