BRAZILIAN JAZZ - AMILTON GODOY, LÉA FREIRE AND HARVEY WAINAPEL
AMILTON GODOY, LÉA FREIRE AND HARVEY WAINAPEL
Amilton Godoy and Léa Freire join the saxophonist and clarinetist Harvey Wainapel for a series of unpublished performances on Brazilian soil. The pianist and flautist perform shows with the American jazz musician for the first time in Inverness.
Amilton Godoy, Pianist/composer/arranger/educator, is from the state of São Paulo. He has won important awards and competitions throughout his career. With Luiz Chaves (bass) and Rubens Barsotti (drums), Godoy formed the renowned and influential Zimbo Trio, which has made 51 recordings and performed in over 40 countries. The Zimbo Trios 49-year career has increased recognition of Brazilian instrumental music throughout the world.
Léa Freire has accumulated honors and achievements in a career dedicated to Brazilian instrumental music. Léa Freire is a flutist and composer and is part of the group Vento em Madeira. She has worked with Hermeto Pascoal, Arismar do Espírito Santo, Yamandu Costa, Arrigo Barnabé and Leny de Andrade, among others. Léa released her first CD, Ninhal, in 1997, on her newly-founded label Maritaca. Many CDs followed, including Cartas Brasileiras, (2007) with her symphonic arrangements for 62 musicians in various formations, a contemporary overview of Brazilian instrumental music.
Harvey Wainapel has played with jazz geniuses such as Ray Charles, Dave Brubeck, McCoy Tyner, Johnny Coles and Joe Henderson. He maintains an intense interest in the sonority of Brazil, which led him to play or record with Airto Moreira, Dori Caymmi, Guinga, Filó Machado, Jovino Santos Neto, Laércio de Freitas, Paulo Bellinati, among others.
Inverness Ridge (View)
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Inverness, CA 94937
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