"THE SOUNDS OF CHORO IN THE CITY OF JAZZ"
On December 4, 2014 the Brazilian Music Foundation presented it’s first concert about Brazilian Music Rhythms and Styles. This summer we will present “The History of Choro (Cry)”.
Those who appreciate the genuine sound of Brazilian instrumental music will have the opportunity, from August 7 to 12, 2015 to enjoy the First International Choro Festival in the City of New York.
The festival will be held on different dates and venues., see bands lineup below.
Our goal is to bring together local musicians with fellow musicians from Brazil in presenting traditional Choro and authorial songs.
FRIDAY AUGUST 7 :2015 : 7:30 – 9:30PM
Opening Benefit Concert
Featuring: BMF Choro Collective and Group Choro das 3
450 West 37th Street – Btwn: 9th & 10th Ave. – NYC
Price: $ 25 in advance – $ 30 at the door – for the night ( two performances)
(All proceeds will go to BMF.ORG)
Parking available for $ 20 flat fee ( after 5 PM for 10 hrs
*** You need to bring your receipt to Dimenna Center to stamp***
Access 37 Parking LLC – 404 West 37th Street
BMF is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization
Fundraiser for the Brazilian Music Foundation, a non-profit organization promoting
Brazilian culture and music via educational and performance programs.
FIRST PERFORMANCE ON FRIDAY AUG 07 – OPENING CONCERT
BMF Choro Collective
Laura Dreyer (flute & sax), Billy Newman (six string guitar), and Sergio Krakowski(pandeiro)
BMFSOM TEACHERS & SPECIAL GUESTS
SECOND PERFORMANCE ON AUG 07 – OPENING CONCERT
Group Choro das 3
Corina (flute), Lia (acoustic guitar & seven chords), Elisa (bandolin, clarinet & banjo) and Eduardo (pandeiro)
THE HISTORY OF CHORO