Carnival and Jazz? See rehearsals of São Paulo blocks at JazzNosFundos

Carnival and Jazz?  See rehearsals of São Paulo blocks at JazzNosFundos

Carnival approaches and the Jazz In The Back couldn’t be left out! The house prepared a program of special nights to receive shows and blocks from São Paulo with varied repertoires.

To start, the meeting of Grand Bazaar and Cumbia Calavera, this Thursday (13) with contagious performances combined with the instrumental reinterpretation of classic cumbias. THE Swing United Block performs his heats on Wednesday (19) one of the percussors of the jazz carnival of São Paulo and the acclaimed block Ilu Obá de Min on Thursday (27) joins DJ Evelyn Cristina to honor Lia de Itamaracá.

Carnival and Jazz?  See rehearsals of São Paulo blocks at JazzNosFundos |  photo: reproduction

ITALIAN JAZZ FESTIVAL FROM THURSDAY AT JAZZNOSFUNDOS

In addition, the “Vá de Jazz” procession will take place on February 22 and 23, being a free attraction. The Block that leaves at Rua João Moura, the birthplace of the original JazzNosFundos, in the Pinheiros neighborhood, arrives to celebrate the union and pulsating effervescence of freedom, creativity and euphoria of two of the greatest manifestations of popular culture in the world: Brazilian Carnival and jazz . Check out the event by clicking here.

Check out the blocks that will roll at Jazz Nos Fundo

Recognized for its contagious performances and great empathy with the audience, Grand Bazaar is a festive, dancing and humorous band, with gypsy, Balkan, Mediterranean, Brazilian, pop and rock influences. There are three albums released – Grand Bazaar (2014), Grand Bazaar II (2016) and Glória (2018) – that feature authorial compositions (“Canção Tonizante”, “Glória”, “O Tesouro do Grand Marajá”) and reinterpretations of traditional songs , like the gypsy “Opa Cupa”; the classic “Pagode Russo”, by Luiz Gonzaga and “Tunak Tunak Tun”, by the Indian pop singer Daler Mehndi.

Thus, the band is highlighted in the independent music scene, with presentations at important festivals and in concert halls throughout the country. André Vac (guitar, mandolin, violin and voice), Pedro Guimarães (accordion and keyboard), Filipe Nader (alto sax), João Batista Brito (tenor sax), Guilherme d’Almeida (low) and Gabriel Basile (drums).

THE DOOR CURSED – A COLLECTIVE THAT SPREADS ITS IDEAS THROUGH MUSIC

Latin American group that proposes an instrumental rereading of classic cumbias and that also presents its own compositions, the Cumbia Calavera diffuses melodies and rhythmic elements of cumbia chicha, colombian cumbia and Andean folk music. Formed by members from different countries – Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Cuba, Togo and Uruguay – the group performs in a performative way, based on the iconography of the Fiesta de los Muertos of Mexico.

Promoting an attractive party for all ages, Cumbia Calavera celebrates life and reveres death, breaking down borders and bringing cultures together through music.

THE Swing United Block is one of the precursors of the Jazz Carnival of São Paulo, leaving its mark on the independent scene of the city. On Wednesday night (19), he will launch the theme song that hits the streets in his 2020 parade. The union between the virtuosity of the era of the Big Bands and the power of the Brass Bands of New Orleans reveals a new path for think our music.

Born six years ago in São Paulo, the group brings this sound to the streets. The repertoire features reinterpretations of jazz classics, permeated with Brazilian swing, with a mixture of second line, traditional jazz, blues, baião, maracatu and carnival music. With Matt Levy (kick), Narayan Pinduca (Cashier), Jorge Bento (triton), Chico Toledo (trumpet), Matheus Cassimiro (trumpet), Rocío Romero (soprano sax), Sara Peper (clarinet), Rafael Mansur Vichi (alto sax), Denizard Basilio (tenor sax), Eudes dos Santos (trombone), Pedro Levy (trombone), Zé Renato Siqueira (tuba), Ricardo Troccoli (guitar) and Luisa Caetano (voice).

WHICH BEER ARE YOU IN THIS CARNIVAL? DO THE TEST!

The block Ilú Obá de Min presents a show, through his compositions, paying homage to Lia de Itamaracá – woman-fish who with her ciranda flows into strength and ancestry at the seashore and is a living heritage of Pernambuco culture.

In addition, the artist is a black woman who weaves the history of 75 years of struggle and resistance, dancing, singing and spreading joy with her powerful legacy in Brazilian popular culture. In this presentation, 12 percussionists, two singers, a dancer and a conductor will be on stage.

PARTY WITH FREE ENTRY PROMOTES JAZZ INSIDE A HOSTEL – KNOW!

DJ Evelyn Cristina is responsible for the record players before the show. The artist is a resident of the Ilú Obá de Min Collective in the project Heranças Africanas, with guests and masters of Afro-Brazilian culture and, on the opening Fridays of Carnival, in which the Bloco has taken over the central region of São Paulo for at least 15 years. His work proposes intersections between different musical trends – from lounge, nu-jazz to electro bossa, from maracatu to afrobeat. In this interactivity, it adds samba rock, samba soul and the best of black music of all time – 60s, 70s, 80s and 90s.

SERVICE

2/13 at 9pm – Grand Bazaar and Cumbia Calavera
Cardeal Arcoverde Street, 742 – Pinheiros, São Paulo / SP
Tickets: R $ 25 to R $ 35
Time: 9pm
Phone: (11) 3083-5975
Parking (non-insured): Rua João Moura, 1076
http://jazznosfundos.net/home.php
@jazznosfundos

19/2 at 21h – Jazz Carnival with Bloco Unidos do Swing
Cardeal Arcoverde Street, 742 – Pinheiros, São Paulo / SP
Tickets: R $ 25 to R $ 35
Time: 9pm
Phone: (11) 3083-5975
Parking (non-insured): Rua João Moura, 1076
http://jazznosfundos.net/home.php
@jazznosfundos

2/27 at 9 pm – Ilu Obá de Min in Lia de Itamaracá Cirandar between Areia e Mar / DJ Evelyn Cristina
Cardeal Arcoverde Street, 742 – Pinheiros, São Paulo / SP
Tickets: R $ 20 to R $ 40
Time: 9pm
Phone: (11) 3083-5975
Parking (non-insured): Rua João Moura, 1076
http://jazznosfundos.net/home.php
@jazznosfundos

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