BossaNona: All-Star Brazilian Jazz Concert Profile
BossaNona, August 12, 2011
Young rising-star jazz vocalist Natasha Patamapongs or Oong Mellow Motif invites world-class musicians from Brazil, Malaysia, Singapore, Japan, and USA to throw the very first all-star Jazz/Brazilian music charity concert at the CenterPoint Playhouse, raising funds for the “Wishing Well Foundation”, bringing joy to children with cancer and other terminal illnesses in Thailand on Mother’s Day.
Joining Natasha on stage are some of the biggest names in Jazz and Brazilian music such as Brazilian percussionist/singer extraordinaire from Sao Paulo Valtinho Anastacio, and Lewis Pragasam – easily the most highly regarded drummer in Asia today. Together with a parade of jazz talents from around the globe, this concert is a must-see for all live music lovers.
Natasha or “Oong” has already made a name for herself in Bangkok’s music scene as one of Thailand’s top jazz vocalists who uncompromisingly delivers the highest of artistic standards. Natasha’s deep passion for Jazz and Brazilian music together with her unique voice and style has led her to collaborate with some of the best around the world. “BossaNona: All-star Brazilian Jazz Concert” is Natasha’s first debut concert as producer and show director. “Nona”, the number ‘Nine’ in Portuguese, is her lucky number. The name also gives special meaning to the occasion as this is the perfect opportunity for these nine musicians to join forces in creating the most exciting musical phenomenon Bangkok has ever seen.
"It has always been my priorities to bring together the jazz talents in Asia, connecting all the wonderful musicians I've worked with from around the world, and making great music together for a good cause." says Natasha "I hope that this concert will open more doors for other talented Asian artists, and help add to the collective effort of raising the awareness of Jazz and Brazilian Music in Thailand."
The concert will take place on Friday August 12th, 2011, at the CenterPoint Playhouse, 8th floor of Central World Plaza. Tickets are now available at 1,200 / 800 / 500 THB through Thai Ticket Major's website or ticketing offices (instructions on how to book your tickets in Thai / Eng here) or call 02-262-3456. For more information on the show please visit www.centerpointplayhouse.com