The standard Jazz & Blues Pageant is again! After two years spent in various codecs, because of the Covid-19 pandemic, the twenty fourth version arrives with a particular style in bringing collectively the musicians with the big viewers of the competition in its mountain construction. The time and place couldn’t be totally different: it’ll happen throughout Carnival, from February 18 to 21, in Guaramiranga, Ceará. Reveals, chats, workshops and tributes will punctuate the programming, which can, in truth, be festive, with visitors not solely from jazz and blues, however from different genres who draw on their sources for the richness of their interpretations.
The Ceará singer and composer Ednardo might be awarded on the competition. On the stage of the Cidade Jazz & Blues, a construction erected by the occasion at every version, he presents some songs from the repertoire of “50 anos de Sarau Vox 72”, an album originating from the tape recorded on the farewell occasion held at his father’s document store, earlier than his journey to Rio de Janeiro 5 a long time in the past. On the present, Ednardo might be accompanied by Carlinhos Patriolino (guitar), Cláudio Mendes (keyboard and samplers), who indicators the brand new preparations of the songs, Luiz Miguel (bass) and Igor Ribeiro (drums). On vocals, Carol Damasceno, Kellen Kristty, Régis and Rogério Soares.
Marimbanda, nice references of instrumental music in Ceará, pays tribute on this version to Luizinho Duarte, one of the crucial revered musicians of Fortaleza, with over 500 cataloged works. Grasp composer, drummer and founding father of the group, Luizinho handed away in April 2022, two months after his final efficiency with the group, held on the Rachel de Queiroz theater, in Guaramiranga, through the Jazz & Blues Pageant – Particular Version. Marimbanda at present consists of Heriberto Porto (flutes), Thiago Almeida (preparations and piano), Pedro Façanha (acoustic bass) and the brand new member, Michael da Silva (drums and percussion). On this present, the group presents a repertoire that visits the discography and honors the grasp’s works with new readings and preparations by Thiago Almeida, which look to the way forward for the quartet.
Along with her highly effective voice, elegant gestures and a sound that conveys the musical traditions of her native Mali, related to components of blues, jazz and digital sounds, Canadian-based singer Djely Tapa presents the repertoire of “Barokan”, a tribute to girls and Africanism. With this solo album, she was honored on the Canadian Juno Award with the awards for World Music Album of the 12 months and the Juno Awards 2020. Djely Tapa shares the sensible phrases and vocal artwork of griots, emblematic figures of historical and modern Malian society . She comes from an illustrious line of griots; she is the daughter of the legendary Djely Bouya Diarra and Kandia Kouyaté, one of many biggest singers of Mali.
If we discuss rumors, one has received 1000’s of followers within the nation by collaborating within the newest version of this system The Voice Brasil. Makem, an artist from Ceará, started revealing her voice in 2015, in a karaoke bar in Barra do Ceará, a neighborhood of Fortaleza. In 2019 he launched ”Simplesmente Teu”, his first authorial work, signing composition, lyrics and melody, with the association of Ananias Góis and the manufacturing of Amedício Jr. With components of 90s R&B, the music tells the story of a damaged coronary heart, but additionally the initiative of self-love. Additionally in 2019, Makem joined his first impartial challenge referred to as ‘SoulSin’. At this time Makem units off together with his new present “Vozes”, the place the artist delicately explores the good nationwide and worldwide voices of at this time and yesterday. Along with her velvety voice filled with references, Makem needs, with this new present, to convey what’s in our hearts in distinctive interpretations.
Singers Marília Lima, Jael Lia and Shirley Cordeiro, singer and keyboardist Gabriela Willis, guitarist Débora Marc, bassist Mirele Alencar and drummer Ayla Lemos are the Girls of the Blues. Collectively for the primary time on stage, they delve into the historical past of the musical style, presenting “Blues Yesterday, At this time, All the time!”, a present specifically designed for this version of the competition. There are seven feminine representatives of the bubbling Ceará scene, in a mixture of abilities, trajectory and musicality. It is going to be a journey by way of the origins of the blues, by way of the roots of the Delta and Chicago and thru the blues influences on Brazilian music, as much as the authorial manufacturing of artists similar to these introduced collectively particularly for this present.
Hamilton de Holanda returns to the Guaramiranga Pageant, a mandolinist who has conquered the general public on tour all around the world, in addition to quite a few awards. He, pianist Salomão Soares and drummer Huge Rabello type the Hamilton de Holanda Trio, which presents the present “The place Choro meets Jazz”. Within the repertoire, pearls from songbooks similar to “Um Tom para Jobim” (Sivuca and Oswaldinho), “Chega de Saudade” (Tom Jobim and Vinícius de Moraes), “Chorinho for Him” (Hermeto Pascoal) and classics from the mandolinist’s authorial repertoire similar to “Tamanduá”, “Nasceu o Amor” and “Saudades do Rio” and a few nonetheless unreleased ones similar to “Endelessly”, a collaboration with Michael League, bassist of Snarky Pet, and “Flying Rooster”, provisional identify of his new challenge.
The Ceará guitarist and composer Cainã Cavalcante additionally presents instrumental music with a jazz twist on the competition. The artist has greater than 20 years of profession behind him, which started on the age of ten, when he received his first classical guitar competitors in São Paulo, the place he at present resides. He has to his credit score a number of concert events in Brazil, Latin America and European international locations, similar to Germany, Austria, Holland, France, Latvia and Sweden, and 7 albums launched, two of them in 2021, “Paracosmo” in partnership with Ricardo Bacelar, and “ Sinal dos Tempos – Cainã touches Garoto”, a collaboration with Paulo Braga and Guto Wirtti, which revives the work of the São Paulo native Garoto, one of the crucial celebrated composers of his time. Seven a long time after his dying on the age of 39, Garoto is studied, revered and has his musical treasures recorded by such notables as Baden Powell, Bola Sete, Guinga, João Gilberto and Yamandu Costa. It’s this work that Cainã will current on the twenty fourth Jazz & Blues Pageant.
Espírito Santo trombonist and composer Joabe Reis arrives on the competition with a wealthy sonic background that makes him one of the crucial revered names in present Brazilian instrumental music. Joabe Reis produced and launched his first authorial album in 2020, “Crew in Church”, whose identify refers to his relationship with references to gospel music added to hip-hop and his experiences within the metropolis São Paulo, the place lives, and to city music. There are 9 tracks the place jazz is revered, closely influenced by Hip-Hop, Neo Soul, Funk and Pop. His compositions spotlight components of Afro-Brazilian and R&B music and convey collectively necessary names in instrumental music similar to Toninho Horta, Nelson Ayres and London-based trombonist Elliot Mason. Joabe Reis has labored as a trombonist, arranger and/or producer for names similar to Bob Mintzer (USA), Anitta, Robin Eubanks, Hermeto Pascoal, Ivan Lins, Toninho Horta and Orquestra Jazz Sinfônica do Estado de São Paulo.
Vanessa Moreno and Salomão Soares, essentially the most expressive Brazilian jazz duet of our time, additionally take the stage of the competition on this version. Winner of the Brazilian Music Professionals Award in 2017 and 2018 within the “Singer” class, and in 2021 as “Singer” and “Writer”, Vanessa stands out as one of many biggest musical revelations in Brazil. The pianist, arranger and composer Salomão Soares has already recorded or shared the stage with nice artists of Brazilian music similar to Hermeto Pascoal, Hamilton de Holanda, Toninho Horta, Leny Andrade and Toninho Ferragutti (with whom he recorded a duo album), amongst many different . One of many revelations of the Brazilian piano, Salomão is the winner of the MIMO Instrumental Award 2017, finalist within the Piano Competitors on the Montreux Pageant 2017 – Switzerland, winner of the Novos Talentos Award on the Savassi Pageant 2018. As a duo, Vanessa and Salomão have printed two works: ” Chão de Flutuar” (2019) and “Yatra-Tá” (2021). Within the repertoire there are composers similar to Joyce Moreno, Luiz Gonzaga, Djavan, Hermeto Pascoal and Tania Maria, one of many essential influences of the duo and who impressed the identify of this second album.
The versatile Silvero Pereira, who has been to Guaramiranga many instances collaborating within the conventional Northeastern Theater Pageant (FNT), returns to the mountain city, this time, on the stage of the Jazz & Blues Pageant with the present “Silvero interprets Belchior”, a tribute to his countryman, who has packed audiences wherever he goes. It is a present that cuts like a knife, cuts deep into the soul. The items interpreted by Silvero purchase the connotations of one other Latin American boy, from Mombasa, who dribbled starvation and thirst by way of artwork. Within the repertoire, a few of Silvero’s favorites, similar to “A hora do lunch”, “Pequeno Mapa do Tempo”, “Paralelas”, in addition to many different particular songs for the performer. The band that can accompany Silvero is shaped by the musicians Caio Castelo (guitar and guitar), Dândara Marquês (bass), Joana Lima (keyboards), Rochanna Farias (saxophone) and Vladya Mendes (drums).
Ceará singer Lorena Nunes returns to the Jazz & Blues Pageant. On this version she presents the present “Embartação”, with an aesthetic, sound and sensory construction that makes it doable to navigate her music, originating within the “port” of Ceará, destined for essentially the most diversified ports of Brazil and the world. La Mar, the artist’s third and most up-to-date album, is the middle of this composition, a piece that she defines as a gypsy document, which comprises the minimalism of sunshine baggage, all the time rather than simplicity, the elimination of excesses. This present is a provocative sensory expertise, mediated by music, which refers to historical round gatherings across the hearth, traditionally used to share songs and tales.
Drummer Robertinho Marçal can be from Ceará, who started his musical profession as a toddler, which he has been following for 28 years. For seven years he was a part of Raimundo Fagner’s band and is at present touring with Father Fábio de Melo. Robertinho studied with a few of the world’s biggest drummers, similar to Steve Smith, Dave Weckl, Jogo Mayer and Benny Greb in Chicago, and with Dave Dicenzo and Henrique de Almeida at Berklee Faculty of Music, Boston, USA. On the Jazz & Blues Pageant, Robertinho Marçal presents songs from his first solo album, which bears his identify, launched in 2019 with items by composers from Ceará. The present supplies an immersion within the id of the musician, together with his versatility and virtuosity, with the mission to the touch and transfer the listeners. To share the stage, Robertinho Marçal invited nice musicians and buddies: Miqueias dos Santos (double bass), Thiago Almeida (keyboards), Rafael Maia (keyboards) and Stenio Gonçalves (guitars). The present is a celebration of affection, music, friendship and naturally drums, his nice ardour.
To shut the competition with an entertaining present, for an viewers of all ages, the Dona Zefinha group presents “The roofless circus of the openwork canvas of the buffoons”, a musical comedy for youngsters that portrays the story of a northern Mambembe circus- est attempting to outlive within the modern world media. The clowns “Bufão”, “Panfeto” and “Pafim”, direct the charanga enjoying unique devices stay, creating gags, enjoying with the viewers in a naked and theatrical tone. With its personal musical language and dramaturgy, combining music, theater and components of the circus and road performances, the Dona Zefinha group has traveled an extended and enriching path by which it has established a worldwide dialogue, with inventive high quality, good humor and swing.
The twenty fourth Jazz & Blues Pageant is organized by By way of de Comunicação. Thanks: Enel and Photo voltaic Coca-Cola, by way of the State Incentives to Tradition Regulation. Institutional assist: Municipality of Guaramiranga and Authorities of the State of Ceará, by way of the Secretariat of Tradition (Secult-CE).
twenty fourth Jazz & Blues Pageant: February 18 to 21, 2023 in Guaramiranga, Ceará. Web site: www.jazzeblues.com.br. Social networks: Fb [Festival Jazz & Blues (CE)] Instagram [@festivaljazzeblues]. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org.