Thursday Oct 19, 8:30pm
Alastair Kerr Quartet at Uptown Jazz Cafe
Thursday Oct 26, 8:30pm
Danilo Rojas - Cueca, at the Paris Cat
Bolivian pianist Danilo Rojas explores the amazing rhythms of Bolivia, with this great band. Rob Vincs (sax), Memo Beltzer (bass), Sal Persico (percussion), Al Kerr (drums), and Danilo Rojas (piano). More information here.
Friday December 15, 7pm
Panorama Brasil at the Paris Cat
Featuring Dany Maia and Sam Keevers.
Panorama Brasil return to the Paris Cat with special guest singer Dany Maia, and legendary pianist Sam Keevers. Dany is from Salvador da Bahia - the centre of Afro-Brazilian music and culture - and she'll be singing some incredible songs from her homeland. Music from Baden Powell, Cartola, Jobim and more. Doors open 6:30pm Bookings strongly recommended.
Wednesday January 31, 7pm
Panorama Brasil presents: Brazil's Modern Poets
Featuring Jacqueline Gawler, Diana Clark, and Doug de Vries
From the earliest days of samba, Brazil has produced lyricists capable of social insight, cutting wit and subtle beauty. From the protest songs of the dictatorship eras, to the intimacy of bossa nova, Panorama Brasil presents incredible songs from some of Brazil’s greatest modern poets, including Chico Buarque, Fernando Brant, Vinicius de Moraes and Edu Lobo. Bookings strongly recommended. Presented by the Melbourne Recital Centre