Gallery Brazil presents its long

Galería Brasil, the renowned local Samba Jazz quartet made up of prominent Peruvian and Brazilian musicians, presents its first production, Carnival in Lynx (2022). Known for nurturing Brazilian musical traditions in a format that explores interpretation and improvisation; the group is preparing to offer a single presentation, at the Crocodile Verde, this November 23.

Carnival in Lynx (2022) It is an album of nine songs, eight of them written by the saxophonist Julio Flavio Maza and one by Pepe Céspedes, “When calm returns”, a song that has the special participation of guitarist Sergio Valdeos. Galería Brasil is a group formed in 2016, and which brings together great musicians such as Pepe Cespedesclassical pianist and former General Director of the National Conservatory of Music of Peru. Philip MendoACBrazilian double bass player residing in Lima and professional musician in Brazil, with experience in jazz, Brazilian and Latin American music. Julius Flavio Maza, renowned saxophonist, flutist, pianist and composer specialized in Jazz and improvisation; Y Juan Francisco Chavez Cosamalonwell-known professional percussionist trained at the Souza Lima Ensino Music School, in agreement with Berklee and collaborator and participant in the Gramani Method Rhythmics laboratory conducted by saxophonist professor Marcelo Coelho (Ph.D).

Galería Brasil’s first album will be on all platforms, starting on November 13. You can also make a pre-reservation through the group’s page.

“When calm returns.” Source: YouTube.

Brazil Gallery – Members:

Pepe Cespedes– Pianist. He studied classical piano with Fernando de Lucchi, former General Director of the National Conservatory of Music of Peru, then theory, harmony and musical arrangements with Jorge Madueño, with whom he consolidated his passion for the keys and art. His talent led him to participate in record productions with great artists such as Eva Ayllón, Cecilia Barraza, Pilar De La Hoz, Jean Pierre Magnet, Miki González, among others.

Felipe Mendonca – Double bass. Brazilian musician, teacher and musician living in Lima. Speaker of percussion and traditional Brazilian music workshops at the Peru Brazil Cultural Center. He is a double bass player with professional music studies in Brazil, with experience in jazz, Brazilian and Latin American music.

Julius Flavio Maza – Saxophonist, flutist, pianist and composer specialized in Jazz and improvisation. He has performed concerts in countries such as Brazil, Mexico, Ecuador, Cuba, Panama, USA, Russia. He graduated as a master in performance from the prestigious Thelonious Monk Institute Of Jazz Performance at the UCLA University of California, where he had Herbie Hancock and Wayne Shorter as tutors.

Juan Francisco Chavez Thing – Percussion. Professional musician trained at the Souza Lima Ensino Music School, in agreement with Berklee (Sao Paulo, Brazil, 2012). Collaborator and participant in the Rhythmic laboratory of the Gramani method carried out by saxophonist professor Marcelo Coelho (Ph.D). Brazilian percussion workshops with master percussionist Dinho Gonçalves. Co-founder of the Lima Jazz Association. (nd.p.).

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