DESCRIPTION Casa Arjona proudly presents two major figures of Brazilian instrumental music: flutist Léa Freire and pianist Amilton Godoy (Zimbo Trio), joined by San Francisco sax/clarinetist Harvey Wainapel. Together they form The San-São Trio -SAN Francisco - SÃO Paulo! This amazing trio will debut their new CD of original compositions, "Novos Caminhos."
A mix of Brazilian music and jazz, these three instrumentalists have produced a body of work that blends the swinging exuberance, virtuosity, and charm of Brazil’s varied rhythms along with the country's characteristic tender lyricism. The repertoire of original compositions and arrangements by Freire and Godoy covers the entire range of traditional and modern Brazilian genres!
Hermeto Pascoal: “For me, Amilton is one of the best pianists in the land; always has been and always will be!”
João Bosco: “Amilton is one of the greats in the history of our music.”
Egberto Gismonti calls Léa “a strong reminder of a Brazil that so many wish for, including myself.”
Singer/composer Joyce Moreno, commenting on Léa’s group Vento em Madeira, praises “the repertoire, mostly written by the amazing Léa Freire, a hidden Brazilian treasure to be discovered.”
Ivan Lins says “Harvey understands Brazilian music in a way that’s very unusual; he’s got the spirit, he’s a great musician!”
Joe Lovano: “It’s a pleasure to listen to Harvey’s soulful interpretations.”
Saturday, August 10, 2019
START TIME 7:30pm
END TIME 10:30pm
4515 E. Harvey Way