Brasileira has sold-out consistently and enthralled audiences with their entertaining and high-energy performances. Considered the finest Jazz Vocal Improviser in Canada, vocalist/pianist Jennifer Scott is featured in this exciting presentation of music from and influenced by Brazil.
A long-time member of the Bay-area based band “Novo Tempo”, Jennifer Scott has been immersed in the beautiful music of Elis Regina, Ivan Lins, Caetano Veloso and Egberto Gismonti – all major players on the Brazilian scene – it’s a natural that this music will also be in the mix. Jennifer Scott has performed to sold-out crowds from San Diego to Amsterdam, Milan and Rome. She has sung with such Jazz Greats as: Gene Bertoncini, Clark Terry, Tommy Banks, Paul Horn and Kenny Wheeler, as well as having been nominated for Juno and Jessie Awards.
Brasileria features Jennifer Scott (piano, voice), Cory Weeds (tenor sax), Bill Coon (guitar), Rene Worst (bass), Nino Dipasquale (drums), and Liam MacDonald (percussion). Tickets are $5.00; advanced registration is recommended - especially for big groups - and it is available online at www.italianculturalcentre.ca or by phone at 604 430 3337. Tickets are also available at the door.
A buffet will be available for an extra $20.00 from 6:00 pm until 7:30 pm, while a cash bar will be open for the entire duration of the event. The concert starts at 7:00 pm.