Musical Masters: "Brazilian Jazz" with Mark Morganelli, Sun 2pm

Date: 31-Mar-2019


The Music Conservatory of Westchester in White Plains presents the second of four events in its new Musical Masters Lecture Series for adult music lovers.

Brazilian Jazz: From Samba to American Standards

with Mark Morganelli

Sunday, March 31, 2019 at 2PM  Purchase Tickets

Take a musical voyage to enjoy “Brazilian Jazz: From Samba to American Standards” presented by Artistic Director of Tarrytown’s Jazz Forum and Brazilian Jazz expert Mark Morganelli. Discover the cross-fertilization between Brazilian music, illustrating the genres of bossa nova, samba, and toada, and American Jazz influences, accompanied by Morganelli’s latest recorded work, Brasil! Lecture attendees will also be treated to a live musical performance by trumpeter/flugelhornist Morganelli demonstrating the unconventional, “new wave” rhythms that continue to move music lovers around the world.

Compositions by Brazilian Jazz greats Antonio Carlos Jobim, Luiz Bonfa, Claudio Roditi, and Marcos Valle will be played and woven into the vibrant discussion. With more than 30 years of masterful experience with Brazilian Jazz bands, recordings, and performances with international jazz legends, Morganelli’s passion for this unique musical sound extends into this exclusive presentation. View Bio