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Saturday Nov 10, 7pm

Dany Maia Quintet at Paris Cat Jazz Club

The amazing Baiana and her stellar band are back at the Paris Cat for a night of samba and bossa nova.  Bookings here.

Sunday Nov 18, 7:30pm

Tamandau at Paris Cat Jazz Club

After a long hiatus, Tamandua are back!  Flautist Asha Henfry leads this incredible group of musicians, exploring choro and Brazilian instrumental music.  With Josh Bridges (cavaco), Jorge Albuquerque (bass) and Al Kerr (drums/pandeiro).  Follow the band online here.  Buy your tickets online here for this special Sunday session at the Paris Cat.

 

Thursday Nov 29, 8pm

Hermeto Magnetico and Danilo Rojas Quartet at Wesley Anne

 

Hermeto Magnético is an octet dedicated to uncovering the repertoire of the legendary Brazilian virtuoso Hermeto Pascoal, whose music ranges from an eclectic mix of popular Brazilian music influences to improvisation, jazz, and classical, and who is known for a musical creativity that goes beyond conventions as it is 'neither jazz, nor bossa nova, nor samba’.  

 

For this special evening they will be joined by brilliant Bolivian pianist Danilo Rojas and his quartet, performing jazz inspired by the rhythms of his homeland.  Tickets at the door, 250 High St, Northcote.

 

Friday Dec 21, 7pm

Panorama Brasil All-Stars

Featuring Dany Maia, Jacqueline Gawler and Josh Bridges

Panorama Brasil finish off a big year of shows with something extra special - the Panorama Brasil All-Stars, featuring vocalists Dany Maia and Jacqueline Gawler, as well as Josh Bridges (cavaco/voice).

This promises to be an incredible night of Brazilian music, with a stack of new sambas for the band, alongside some beautiful bossa nova and choro, as well as some Afro-Brazilian jazz.  Book online here to reserve your seat.

Trio Agogo at the Brunswick Green

Nov 18, Dec 16, Jan 20, Feb 17, March 17. 4-6pm

The Agogos are back for the summer season in the garden at the Brunswick Green.  Great choro and other Brazilian instrumental music, with a roster of special guests.  313 Sydney Rd, Brunswick. 

Upcoming Gigs
Hermeto Magnetico/Danilo Rojas Nov 29
Dany Maia - Fridays at Vamos
Dec 21 - Panorama Brasil All-Stars at Paris Cat

Upcoming Gigs

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Hermeto Magnetico/Danilo Rojas Nov 29

Saturday Nov 3, 5:30pm

Hermeto Magnetico and Danilo Rojas Quartet

at Wesley Anne, 250 High St Northcote

Thurs Nov 29, 8pm

The acclaimed pianist Danilo Rojas (Bolivia) leads the Danilo Rojas Quartet, whose improvisation stems from the tradition of the Andean and popular music of his country. The repertoire of the quartet "travels" through diverse and colourful rhythms, harmonies and melodies within contemporary music styles.

The quartet will feature in a double bill with the octet Hermeto Magnético, who are dedicated to uncovering the repertoire of Brazil’s most prolific composer Hermeto Pascoal, whose musical genius is magnetic. Made up of stellar musicians of Melbourne’s live music scene, Hermeto Magnético feature eclectic melodies, otherworldly soundscapes and free improvisation. Join us for a night that celebrates contemporary Latin American improvisers and their music. 

Tickets at the door.  More details here.

 

Dany Maia - Fridays at Vamos

Dany Maia Quintet at Vamos

Fridays from 7:30pm

Dany Maia brings the best of Brazil to Vamos every Friday night.  Joined by her stellar band, Dany brings incredible joy and energy to every performance.  Singing great songs from samba, bossa nova, MPB, and forro, Dany brings the spirit of Salvador da Bahia to Melbourne.  Bookings here.  Level 1, 37 Little Bourke St.Dany Maia 1

 

 

 

Dec 21 - Panorama Brasil All-Stars at Paris Cat

Friday Dec 21, 7pm

Panorama Brasil at Paris Cat Jazz Club

Featuring Jacqueline Gawler, Dany Maia and Josh Bridges

This is a rare chance to hear a big chunk of the extended Panorama Brasil family together in one show!  With two incredible singers - Dany Maia and Jacq Gawler - as well as Josh Bridges on cavaco/voice.  There will be lots of samba, and we'll stretch out into a whole heap of new songs.  Don't miss it - you won't get the chance to see this line-up again for a long time!  Book online here to reserve your seat.

Jacqueline Gawler