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The Many Faces of Brazilian Jazz

Lilly Abreu, Monday, October 19

5:30pm - Porter 100, Gregg Hall

Lilly Abreu photo

Lilly Abreu, Soprano and Jazz Vocalist, is on the roster at the Pittsburgh Opera, and teaches at Carnegie Mellon, the University of Pittsburgh, and Chatham University. In conjunction with the Brazil Today course offered on the Carnegie Mellon campus October 31 - November 1, Ms. Abreu will present a lecture-demonstration about the music of Brazilian composers such as Jobim, Bonfá and Pixinguinha. The audience will learn samba steps and a few words in Portuguese. Audience members will also have the opportunity to ask questions and interact with Lilly and band members Eric Susoeff, guitar; Dwayne Dolphin, bass; and Tom Wendt, drums.