Brazilian Music Festival August 15 – 19th 2012

Cornelia Street Cafe Brazilian Music Fest

“Cornelia Street Cafe presents Brazilian Music Fest, featuring Brazilian Jazz, Choro, Valsa, Baiao & Samba sounds from Aug 15th to 17th.
The festival kicks off with a performance on the 15th by Rob Curto, renowned accordionist, pianist and composer and a founding member of the band Matuto which was chosen to represent the US State Department overseas as part of the American Music Abroad program in 2012.
On the 16th, catch Billy Newman Sextet, an American jazz/Brazilian instrumental fusion group. And finally, on the 17th, pianist Helio Alves will perform, joined by saxophonist Jorge Continentinho & guitarrist Guillermo Monteiro. (from

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