Brazilian Tropicalia: Jazz Orchestra & Advanced Jazz Ensemble

When:18 Oct 2017, 7pm - 9pm
Venue:Io Myers Studio
Who:UNSW Music students
Brazillian Tropicalia

Please note: The start time for this event has changed to 7pm.

The many traditions, colours, languages and religions of Brazil have given rise to one of the world’s richest musical cultures.  Of the many forms of Brazilian music, samba stands out as the most universally known. This concert explores the vitality of samba, and other Afro-Brazilian dance rhythms, in settings for large and small jazz ensembles.

Join us for a thrilling blend of brass and bold rhythms will have your feet moving - don’t hold back.

Bookings below.


Advanced Jazz Ensemble

Director // Alister Spence

Alto Saxophone // Nathanial Porter
Tenor Saxophone // Jonathan Sobel
Tenor Saxophone // Alistair Johnston
Piano // Joy Yang
Electric Bass // Gideon Traurig
Double Bass // Tomas Ford
Drums // Jack Powell

Specials guests 
Electric Guitar // Michael Brady
Mini Synthesiser // Alister Spence
Percussionist // Sophie Gordon

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Jazz Orchestra

Director // Sandy Evans
Percussion Director // Manolete Mora

Alto Saxophone // Chris Blundell
Alto Saxophone // Greg Stopic
Soprano & Tenor Saxophone // Jack Cordukes
Tenor Saxophone // James Curran
Saxophone & Flute // Shawna O'Neill Baritone
Trumpets // Logan Birchall, Bronwyn Wood, Rachel Vamvakaris
Trombones // Matt Bell, Carla Dobbie, Claire Graham-White
Piano, Vocals and Percussion // Gamran Green
Guitar & Percussion // Etain Muir
Bass // Dominique Parker
Drums // Patrick Rogers

Special Guest Percussionists // Manolete Mora, Sophie Gordon

Finding us.
Io Myers Studio is located at the entrance to Gate 2 High St, Kensington. Look for the Creative Practice Lab neon sign in our foyer windows.

There is limited parking in the Gate 2 area around Io Myers Studio but free parking is available from 6:30pm in the car park next to NIDA accessed through Day Ave.

More information on getting to UNSW.
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