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The Appel Room

Beyond Jobim: New Voices of Brazil

Lead vocalists Luísa Maita and Clarice Assad present their personal refractions of the various streams of Brazilian musical expression. Named for the protagonist of Tom Jobim's iconic "Ana Luísa" and thoroughly rooted in the Great Brazilian Songbook, Maita offers a 21st century take on the tropes of samba and bossa nova, and was recognized as "Best New Artist" at the 22nd annual Brazilian Music Awards. A visionary composer and virtuoso pianist who draws on Heitor Villa-Lobos and Hermeto Pascoal in equal measure, and an overall practitioner of vocalese, Assad is as comfortable performing with a symphony orchestra as with her ancient-to-future unit Off The Cliff, which, as she puts it, "uses different combinations of instruments from song to song so that it never sounds the same."

Visit Artist Websites:

clariceassad.com
luisamaita.com

Visitor Info

Box Office

Broadway and 60th Street

Ground Floor

 

Hours

Mon-Sat, 10am-6pm

Sun, 12pm-6pm

 

CenterCharge

212-721-6500

Price Info

Tickets start at $45

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