Monday, February 28, 2005

The Brazilians Have It!

Hey Music Lovers,

Here's some choice gigs for you this week, and I will have more soon.

The first two are from my piano teacher, who happenes to be Earshot's NW Jazz Instrumentalist of the Year, Jovino Santos Neto from Rio De Janeiro. See Jovino's website (linked to above) for a more complete write up of these shows.

Friday, March 4 at 8 PM at Kirkland Performance Center

The Waters Speak

Keith Bear, storyteller, Gary Stroutos, flute, Jovino Santos Neto, composer, pianist; Corey Moraes, dancer

With percussionist Larry Mahlis, and the Saint Helens String Quartet

Performed by an ensemble of Native and non-Native artists, The Waters Speak is a celebration of the Spirit of Place, that intimately personal and yet universal connection of a people and the land they call home. Drawing from the tribal traditions of Native peoples from the Plains to the Pacific Coast, this is a mystical performance of songs, dances and stories, some of which have been handed down for hundreds of years. This performance is a rare occasion for non-Native audiences to hear sacred stories and songs through special permission of the artists and their tribes.

Tickets are $26.00, adult; $10.00 youth; $24.00 seniors

For information or to purchase tickets, call 425-893-9900 or


Kirkland Performance Center


Jovino's Teacher and world renown music genius and and master of life energy (how else can you describe the guy?) Hermeto Pascoals's music will be among featured works

Saturday, March 5 at 8 PM
Jovino Santos Neto and Paul Taub
in Brasil! The Music of Hermeto Pascoal and Friends.

Saturday, March 5, 2005 at 8PM at Poncho Concert Hall (710 East Roy St. in Capitol Hill)

The program will also feature the Jovino Santos Neto Quinteto:

Eric Likkel - clarinet, tenor sax
Chuck Deardorf - bass
Mark Ivester - drums, percussion
Jeff Busch - percussion
plus violinist Paris Hurley and cellist Virginia Dziekonski.

Tickets: $15, $7.50 students, seniors and Cornish College alumni. Tickets can be purchased through Ticket Window at 206.325.6500, Ticket Window Online, or in person at one of the three Ticket Window box offices (Broadway Market, Pike Place Market, and Bellevue’s Meydenbauer Center).

And this, from Paula Maya

Paula Maya solo,
performing your favorite Brazilian Bossas.
the newest Brazilian restaurant in Seattle.
EARLY! 6 - 9PM No cover.
1225 1St Ave Seattle, WA 98101 for more info

Valet Parking
Reservations recommended

Wow! The Brazilians have it!

Stay tuned, I have been getting a good response to the blog - there's more great shows to be posted up tomorrow!


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