Fri Sep 13

Diego Figueredo w/ Stanley Jordan: Brazilian Jazz Guitar Series

Fri, September 13
7PM / $60 | $7 Fees
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Blues Alley

1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20007

Diego Figueredo w/ Stanley Jordan

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Diego Figueiredo
Diego Figueiredo is a new star of the guitar world. He is only 39, and he has release 26 Cds, 3 DVDs, and he has playing in more than 60 contries around the world. He is winner of several important competitions like Montreux Jazz Competition, and some others. Diego is presenting now his concert “ From the Classical to the Jazz”. It is a fusion between Jazz, Bossa nova and Classical music. Diego has an unique interpretation, with a lot of technique, much emotion, and his show has been a great sucsses about to the audience.

Diego Figueiredo was born in Franca, Brazil, in 1980, and at the age of 4, he used to strike poses carrying his small guitar. At six, he got a mandolin, which was kept in a very special place in his house. Diego played many instruments before choosing the electric guitar when he was twelve, playing in theaters and local pubs, revealing the great art of improvising and harmonizing. At 15, he conquered theaters and nightclubs in many different Brazilian states, playing solo or with renowned musicians.

He has performed in great places like Montreux Jazz Festival, Hong Kong Jazz Festival, Rio das Ostras Jazz Festival ( Brazil) , Oakville Jazz Festival ( Canada), La Paz  Festijazz, Jarasum Jazz Festival (Korea), Copenhage Jazz Festival, Douro Jazz (Portugal), Vail Jazz Party, Syracuse Jazz Festival,  Aspen Jazz Series, Dizzy´s Club NY, Birdland NY, Joe´s Pub NY, Jazz Alley, Guanabara ( London),  Harlem Jazz Festival ( Netherlands), Jazz Port Townsend,  Django Fest, Zoellner Arts Center, Centre Stage Reston,  Bourbon Street (Brazil), Onda Jazz, Jazzhus Montmartre (Copenhage), Quasimodo ( Berlim),  Zhuhai Jazz Festival (China), Vitello´s Jazz, Miami Festival, Jazz on the Platz, Jazz Bali, Guitar Masters ( German) and hundreds more.

 

Stanley Jordan
In a career that took flight in 1985 with commercial and critical acclaim, guitar virtuoso Stanley Jordan has consistently displayed a chameleonic musical persona of openness, imagination, versatility and maverick daring. Be it bold reinventions of classical masterpieces or soulful explorations through pop-rock hits, to blazing straight ahead jazz forays and ultramodern improvisational works-solo or with a group-Jordan can always be counted on to take listeners on breathless journeys into the unexpected.

To date Jordan has performed in over 60 countries on 6 continents. He has performed at many festivals, including the Kool Jazz Festival, the Concord Jazz Festival, and the Montreaux International Jazz Festival. During the 1980s he collaborated with a diverse array of artists, including performances with Art Blakey and Richie Cole and recordings with Stanley Clarke and Kenny Rogers. The track with Rogers, "Morning Desire", became America's #1 country song in 1986. Later Jordan became a frequent guest with Les Paul during Paul's legendary Monday nights at Iridium in New York. Today Jordan performs frequently as a soloist and with his band, as well as collaborating with other guitarists such as Kevin Eubanks, Sharon Isbin and Muriel Anderson. He's also a frequent guest with jam bands such as the Dave Matthews Band, the String Cheese Incident, Phil Lesh, Moe and Umphrey's McGee.

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Fri, September 13

7PM / $60 | $7 Fees
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*Please note:
1. Final sale, no refunds, not transferable.
2. $15 food/beverage minimum per person not included in ticket price.
3. Seating first come at the door. Doors open 6 PM & 8:45 PM respectively.
4. Photography or Recording of any kind is prohibited during the performance.
5. Keep conversation to a minimum during the performance.

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