Rare U.S. Appearance by Milton Nascimento at Blue Note

New York City (New York), USA – The popular Blue note jazz club
will host a week of Brazilian music when vocalist

Milton Nascimento
makes a rare U.S. appearance October 25 – 28 followed by

Virginia Rodrigues
October 29 – 30. Set times are at 8:00 p.m. and 10:30
p.m. at the Blue Note, 131 West Third Street in the Village. Tickets for
Nascimento are $47.50 at tables and $30.00 at the bar. Tickets for Rodrigues are
$30.00 at tables and $20.00 at the bar.
Born in Rio de Janeiro, Milton was gifted with an extraordinary voice and
started his music career at 13. He joined the group Luar de Prata with Wagner
Tiso and worked as a radio DJ, announcer and director. In 1998, his album “Nascimento” won a Grammy for best World Music Record of the Year and “Pieta,” “Crooner” and
other records continued to increase his fans around the world. A humble and
sincere performer, Nascimento’s lights up the stage with his gift of song.

Virginia Rodrigues became known in 1997 when the great

Caetano Veloso
fell in love with her voice at a concert in the singer’s
hometown of Salvador de Bahia. Before then, she earned her living as a cook and
manicurist and sang in church choirs, at town events and private parties. It was
Veloso’s guidance that led Virginia to begin her recording career at the age of

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Author: World Music Central News Department

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