JAZZ LATINO @ GALERIA WEST Live Album CD Release Event with MAURICIO DE SOUZA & The BOSSA BRASIL Quartet in Concert
Come be part of the special encore concert audience for a live album CD release event at the popular monthly Jazz Latino @ Galeria West concert series on Friday, September 30, 2016 at 7:30pm. Teatro Sí brings to you this opportunity as accomplished Brazilian jazz drummer Mauricio De Souza and his BOSSA BRASIL quartet return with their critically acknowledged sounds to the stage at the Galeria West Art & Music Gallery, located at 111 Quimby Street in downtown Westfield, NJ.
For the past 12 years, Maurício de Souza has been performing and directing his own music groups. Originally from Brasilia, Brasil, de Souza has released two commercial albums and performs at the prestigious Blue Note in NYC, the Whitney Museum, Saint Peter's Church, Jazz at Kitano Hotel, Garage Jazz Restaurant, NJPAC, Red Bank Jazz and Blues Festival, and has performed at the Westfield Sweet Sounds Downtown Jazz Festival among many others.
De Souza's albums, "Here. There..." and "Different Directions" have achieved high critic and public acclaim. Both albums were covered in Jazz Week and were featured on WBGO, Sirius XM, Pandora, Music Choice, and numerous radio stations in the US, Canada, Brazil, Canary Islands and Venezuela.
Mauricio has also been featured in numerous publications, including the cover of Hot House Jazz Magazine (and Different Directions was reviewed on "Winning Spins"), Jazz Times Magazine, Modern Drummer Magazine and Blog, New York City Jazz Record, Jazz Inside New York, Revista Gente, The Star Ledger and others.
BOSSA BRASIL performs standards of the Brazilian jazz repertoire. The exciting, sophisticated, and pulsating arrangements includes original compositions as well as popular standards by Tom Jobim, Milton Nascimento, Marcos Valle, Edu Lobo, Roberto Menescal and others. The group performs instrumental music in a quintet format with instrument configurations that combine bass, drums, piano, vibraphone, sax and more.
For this exciting encore & CD release performance at the popular Jazz Latino @ Galeria West series the group will feature Anton Denner (alto sax), Jerry Weir (vibes), Gary Mazzaroppi (bass) and Maurício de Souza (drums).
Tickets are priced at $20. Advance tickets are available online at BrownPaperTickets.com. Also, for reservations and more info call the Teatro Si box office at 908-301-9496 or purchase tickets in person at Galeria West in Westfield.
Dinner & dessert are recommended before or after the show at several fine dining establishments in quaint downtown Westfield, NJ. Concert event proceeds benefit ongoing programming efforts at TEATRO Si, a 501(c)3 not for profit organization.
Galeria West Art & Music Gallery (View)
111 Quimby Street
Westfield, NJ 07090
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