Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Rio Bossa at the MFA on July 18


Led by Rio de Janeiro vocalist Andrea Moraes Manson, this quartet presents the very best of Brazilian bossa nova, sultry samba, and música popular brasileira wrapped in an intimate sound. Julie Garisto has praised Ms. Moraes as “dynamic and subtly passionate” in Creative Loafing. When: Friday, July 18, 2014 6:30-9:30pm Where: Museum of Fine Arts 255 Beach Dr NE St Petersburg, Florida 33701

Tuesday, June 4, 2013

"A Kiss for Rio" - CD Release Concert on June 20!

Brazilian jazz group O Som Do jazz celebrates the release of their second CD, "A Kiss for Rio" at the Palladium Theater Side Door on Thursday, June 20!

The 7-piece band is fronted by Rio de Janeiro singer Andrea Moraes Manson and includes Alejandro Arenas (bass), Alfredo Rivero (guitar), Mark Feinman (drums), David Cubillos (piano), Austin Vickrey (sax) and David Manson (trombone). The group explores Brazil's rich palatte of rhythms and styles including Baiao, marcha, Bossa Nova, samba-jazz, chill, samba-funk and MPB in Portuguese and English.

Enjoy real Brazilian jazz in the cabaret environment of the Side Door! Admission is $15 general. The concert begins at 7:30 PM. Location Side Door at the Palladium Theater 253 Fifth Ave. N St. Petersburg, FL 33701

Sunday, October 14, 2012

Monday, July 23, 2012

O Som Do Jazz at the MFA - August 3

O Som Do Jazz Capturing the spirit of 1960s Brazilian Bossa Nova, samba-jazz and MPB, this international group draws inspiration from the Great Brazilian Songbook of Tom Jobim, Edu Lobo, Marcos Valle, Antonio Adolfo and others.

Dinner & Jazz Series Featuring some of the best local jazz in Tampa bay area! Celebrate the beginning of your weekends in style in the most spectacular downtown setting St. Petersburg has to offer, as you overlook the bay in our two-story Conservatory. Plan to dine on our exquisite cuisine as you enjoy the smooth sounds of jazz all summer long.

Museum members, $5 Non-members, $10 Admission includes the exhibitions in the Hazel Hough Wing. The MFA Café will also be open for dinner. Reserve your table by calling the MFA Café at 727.896.2667, ext. 258 or 727.822.1032.

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

OSDJ in Gulfport on March 25

Sunday, March 25 4:00 pm
Oba Oba Bossa Nova in Gulfport!

O Som Do Jazz septet presents an afternoon program of new numbers from a forthcoming release mixed with the group's authentic 1960s Brazilian Bossa Nova and samba-jazz repertoire.
$10 at the door only... Catherine Hickman Theatre is located at 5501: 27th Avenue South in Gulfport, Florida.

Sunday, January 1, 2012

Antonio Adolfo & O Som Do Jazz - Jan. 28

Antonio Adolfo & O Som Do Jazz

Saturday, January 28 at 7:30 pm
SPC Jazz Festival - Jazz Brasil!

It's an evening of Brazilian jazz with the legendary Antonio Adolfo and local band O Som Do Jazz. O Som Do Jazz opens, followed by Antonio solo, then with O Som Do Jazz members.

Antonio Adolfo is a man of many significant accomplishments in the world of music. Stevie Wonder, Earl Klugh, Nara Leao, Wilson Simonal, Ivete Sangalo, Leci Brandao, Emilio Santiago, Beth Carvalho, Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66, Herb Alpert and Dionne Warwick - have all performed or recorded his compositions. His compositions and production work are mainstays in Brazilian television and film. As an award-winning pianist, Antonio Adolfo is among the elite of Rio de Janeiro's jazz scene where his talent was nurtured with the Bossa Nova movement of the 1960s. As a young man, he toured with legendary Brazilian singers, including Elis Regina and Milton Nascimento.

“Adolfo has a sense of synthesis that just great educators have. I greatly admire this guy and his work." - Antonio Carlos Jobim

$10 at the door only. The Music Center at St. Petersburg College is located at 6605 Fifth Ave. North in St. Petersburg FL 33710.