Tom Bergeron added this event on 2014-04-13 14:28:55.
175 Hogan Rd
Sat, July 19, 2014
Brazilian Music in Oakland
On Saturday 19 July, the Tom Bergeron Brasil Band will be featured at MarshAnne Landing in beautiful Oakland, OR. The sextet comprises master saxophonist and WOU music professor Tom Bergeron; the singer and native of Rio de Janeiro, Rosi Bergeron; pianist Cassio Vianna – also from Rio de Janeiro; guitarist Don Latarski; bassist Page Hundemer; and the Portland-based drummer Jason Palmer.
Brasil Band plays an eclectic range of Brazilian styles: the virtuosic instrumental choro that was popular in the early 20th Century, the romantic song-samba from the 1930s & 1940s, the sultry bossa nova, lively contemporary hits, original compositions, and the shake-your-booty-style samba popular today in Rio’s trendy Lapa district....