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Welcome to my website

This site is dedicated to my musical life.  You'll find recordings, videos and photos of my projects; news on upcoming concerts and albums; plus information about my teaching and workshops, including educational videos and resources.

Sign up to my enews now to receive my new offering - Seven for Saturday - a short, sharp taste of musical things that have come across my desk each week, including my new weekly blog on a range of topics centred around music.  See my dilletante-ism in full flight!  We'll also be launching our new podcast soon.  I say "stay tuned," but that's not how podcast technology works.Al

On the concert front, Panorama Brasil are going to be busy in the second half of 2019, heading into 2020.  We have a couple of really exciting projects coming up, and we can't wait to announce the details to you all.

As always, there will of course be more in 2019 from the great galvanisers of Melbourne choro - Trio Agogo - and I'm looking forward to more great concerts with Dany Maia's great band.

For details on all of these events, check my GIG listings.  You can also find information about all of these groups, including mp3s and videos on this site.  And you can visit us on facebook, see the latest videos on the new Panorama Brasil youtube channel, check out my instagram or catch Panorama Brasil on twitter (panorama_brasil).  I've joined millions of other inactive users on pinterest too, where I once shared a lot of great videos, photos and articles related to music and culture.

Upcoming Gigs
The Afro Sambas Tour 2020 cancelled
Dany Maia - Kew Court House May 2
March 15 - Trio Agogo at Brunswick Green

Upcoming Gigs

Please click through the tabs for information on our upcoming gigs.

The Afro Sambas Tour 2020 cancelled

March/April 2020

Panorama Brasil and Alda Rezende

Os Afro Sambas - CANCELLED

The amazing Alda Rezende returns to Australia to perform Os Afro Sambas (The Afro Sambas) with Panorama Brasil.  The Afro Sambas are amongst the most important works of Brazilian music post-bossa nova.  You can see video here of Alda singing Berimbau in the studio with Panorama Brasil.

Saturday March 28 - Bar Maurocco, Castlemaine

Thursday April 2, 1pm - Monash University lunchtime concert. Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music auditorium.

Saturday April 4, 7pm & 9:30pm - Paris Cat Jazz Club, Melbourne

Wednesday April 8 - Hedberg, University of Tasmania, Hobart.

Thursday April 9 - Gnomon Pavilion, The Wharf, Ulverstone.

Dany Maia - Kew Court House May 2

Dany Maia Quintet at the Kew Court House

Saturday May 2, 8pm

 

Direct from Salvador de Bahia in Brazil, Dany Maia brings the authentic sounds of Brazilian music to Australian audiences. A multi-talented performer with an irrepressible stage presence, Dany reflects the cultural melting-pot in which she was born and raised.

 

Her music merges the classic bossa nova with jazz and samba tunes from Bahia and Rio de Janeiro. Showcasing an uplifting selection of Brazilian music, including songs by Tom Jobim, Stan Getz, Joao Gilberto and Elis Regina, this show is not to be missed!

 Information and tickets here.

Dany Maia 1

 

 

 

March 15 - Trio Agogo at Brunswick Green

Sunday March 15, 4-6pm

Trio Agogo at the Brunswick Green

The Agogos are back at the Brunswick Green for the summer, on the third Sunday of each month, Nov-March.  Two sets of high-energy choro with guests such as saxophonist Ben Carr and guitarist Max Rudd.  Adam May (7-string guitar and cavaco), Paul Carey (guitar) and Al Kerr (pandeiro).  313 Sydney Rd, Brunswick.  Free entry.