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Brazilian Dreams
Paquito D'Rivera's (Cuba)
with The New York Voices
(USA)

12 Mar 06
Concert Hall
7.30pm (Opening Act), 7.55pm (Main Show)

from $48

"To hear D'Rivera's often melancholy clarinet lines set against the plush ensemble singing of the vocal ensemble is like beholding an emerald in a crushed velvet box" - Los Angeles Times

He has seven Grammy Awards to his name. The man is Paquito D'Rivera, an extraordinary saxophonist, clarinetist and composer, has brought the Brazilian rhythms and stylish vocals on the Grammy-winning project Brazilian Dreams. Backed by his outstanding band and the luscious vocals of the New York Voices, this is a sultry trip to the enchanting world of Latin and Brazilian Jazz.

The New York Voices is famed for their excellence in jazz and the art of group singing. The Grammy Award winning vocal sensation will be collaborating with Paquito D'Rivera in his musical interpretation of Antonio Carlos Jobim's classics like Corcovado, Desafinado and works by other contemporary Brazilian composers as well as his own celebrated compositions.

Opening Act: Vocaluptuous, formed by a few of the pioneers for a cappella music in Singapore, the local sextet is one of the better known groups. Their album, all Wapped Up was nominated for Best Holiday Song in the international Contemporary A Cappella Recording Awards, they will open for Brazilian dream with their jazz, bossa nova, latin flavourites.

(110mins, no intermission)

$48, $68, $88, $108*, $128*
*includes one drink
Concessions for students: $24, $34, NSF and senior citizens: $33.60, $47.60

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