If you love Brazilian music, you do not want to miss this very special event: Brazilian Jazz Concert at St. Petersburg College Music Center in Downtown St. Pete.
Presented by EMIT:
Three-time Latin Grammy nominee Jovino Santos Neto, a master pianist and composer, is among the top Brazilian musicians performing today. Jovino and Brazilian jazz sextet O Som Do Jazz, join forces for a concert of original works by Jovino fusing jazz and northeastern Brazilian styles, as well as classic Brazilian Bossa Nova & MPB.
Rio de Janeiro-born and Seattle-based pianist, composer and flutist Jovino Santos Neto was a member of Hermeto Pascoal’s band from 1977 to 1992, He has toured with Sergio Mendes, Airto Moreira and Flora Purim’s group, Fourth World, as well as leading his own Seattle-based Quinteto.
O Som Do Jazz features Rio de Janeiro singer Andrea Moraes Manson backed by Austin Vickrey (saxophones), David Manson (trombone), Bill Pullicere (bass) and Mark Feinman (drums).
Admission is $15, available only at the door. The SPC Music Center is located at 6605 Fifth Ave. North in St. Petersburg, FL 33710. For more information about Jovino, seehttp://www.jovisan.net/ . For info about O Som Do Jazz, see www.osomdojazz.com .