Jazz in the Neighborhood
Second Concert Featuring
and Homenagem Brasileira
THURSDAYS AT PIEDMONT CENTER FOR THE ART
Thursday, May 5, 7pm
Sandy Cressman and Homenagem Brasileira featuring Jeff Cressman, Murray Low, David Belove, Phil Thompson
Jazz in the Neighborhood presents Sandy Cressman and Homenagem Brasileira, in a concert showcasing the diversity of Brazil’s musical traditions. Accompanying vocalist/percussionist Sandy Cressman will be Jeff Cressman, trombone; Murray Low, piano; Phil Thompson, percussion; and David Belove, bass. Cressman is well known for her passionate and rhythmic singing of the repertoire of the great composers and performers of Brazilian Jazz, and for her two critically acclaimed CDs, Homenagem Brasileira and Brasil-Sempre no Coração. The concert will feature original arrangements of music from composers such as Dori Caymmi, João Bosco, Gilberto Gil, João Donato and others, as well as original compositions by Cressman created in collaborations with such notable musicians as Jovino Santos Neto, SpokFrevo, Dani Gurgel, and Ian Faquini.
With the duo Opaluna: Susana Pineda, vocals, and Luis Salcedo, guitar.
Ticketts available at:
$20 advance; $25 at the door; $5 full-time students, sliding scale. No one turned away for lack of funds. Series price: $50 for three events
Co-sponsored by the Piedmont Center for the Arts