Jazz at Lincoln Center celebrates the music and spirit of Brazil with the popular Brazilian music icon, singer-songwriter, composer and pianist Ivan Lins and Trio da Paz, joined by vocal jazz quartet New York Voices, bring the essence of romance to Rose Theater on May 23-24, 2008, 8:00pm. The Rose Theater is located at Frederick P. Rose Hall, home of Jazz at Lincoln Center, on Broadway at 60th St., New York City.
Ivan Lins‘ 35-year career has garnered him a 2000 Latin GRAMMY nominee and a 2001 GRAMMY award for Latin Pop Vocal. He is a prolific composer and mesmerizing performer. Lins’ songs have been recorded by Quincy Jones, George Benson, Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan, Carmen McRae and Barbara Streisand.Lins’ band includes Leonardo Amuedo (guitar), Marcelo Martins (saxophone), Nehemias Santos (bass) and Teofilo Lima (drums). Trio da Paz is Duduka da Fonseca (drums), Nilson Matta (bass) and Romero Lubambo (guitar). The New York Voices consists of vocalists Peter Eldridge, Lauren Kinhan, Darmon Meader and Kim Nazarian. Trio da Paz is showcased in the first half of the program, followed by Ivan Lins and the New York Voices in the second half.
Tickets are $30, $50, $75, $95, $120 and available at the Jazz at Lincoln Center Box Office on Broadway at 60th St., by calling CenterCharge at 212.721.6500 or via http://www.jalc.org.