Samba Jazz & Jobim with: Billy Drewes, Helio Alves & Nilson Matta
Three Time Grammy Award Nominated Drummer Duduka Da Fonseca & Brazilian Jazz All Stars visit the Jazz Forum! Featuring Maucha Adnet with Billy Drewes - saxes & flute, Helio Alves - piano & Nilson Matta - bass.
“He balances tropical rhythms and swing with uncommon ease." (The New Yorker) Duduka Da Fonseca is a two-time Grammy-nominated, legendary Brazilian jazz drummer who tours internationally. He came to national prominence accompanying Herbie Mann, Astrud Gilberto and Antonio Carlos Jobim. Da Fonseca has co-lead the group "Trio Da Paz" for over 30 years. Having recorded over 200 albums, Duduka Da Fonseca has brilliantly combined American jazz and the heart of Brazilian music, shining bright light on what is most uplifting and heartwarming in both cultures: abiding love and friendship. This is Jazz of the Americas. American jazz redefined. These All-Stars are comprised of world-class soloists who should not be missed.
See Duduka Da Fonseca & Brazilian Jazz All-Stars play at the Jazz Forum in Tarrytown, NY, on July 5 & 6!