Sounds of Brazil PDX: 11th Annual Dia do Choro Concert
Portland's 11th Annual Dia do Choro Concert
Celebrating Brazilian Composers of Choro Music and MORE!
Choro music is roots jazz from Brazil, and considered Brazil's first "urban pop" music. In this unique show you will experience a wide range of pieces of Choro and other genres by many of Brazil's most important 20th century composers, such as Pixinguinha and Jacob do Bandolim.
3 acts in one show!
Come hear the intricate and sultry instrumental melodies of classic choro, the edgy syncopation of modern choro, emotive samba and bossa nova, and other genres. This is a rare opportunity to hear a wide range of composers, performed by three diverse acts: mandolin/guitar duo, piano/guitar duo, and quartet of mandolin, 7 string guitar, pandeiro, cavaquinho. Special guests include native Brazilians Alexandra Santos (vocals) and Gabriela Gimenes fFlute).
3003 S.E. Milwaukie Ave.
Portland, OR 97202