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April 29, 2016

Rebecca Kleinmann Quartet at Sound Room

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“The Rebecca Kleinmann Quartet in Concert: Flamenco and Brazilian Jazz ” 

The fiery alchemy of the Rebecca Kleinmann Quartet synthesizes Jazz, Brazilian and Flamenco music featuring compositions by Kleinmann & Alex Conde in concert at 8pm, May 27, 2016 at The Sound Room, 2147 Broadway, Oakland, California. Tickets are $20 and include special guest, Melissa Cruz, who ignites the chemistry with her flamenco dance.

Acclaimed flutist, singer, and composer, Rebecca Kleinmann leads her quartet featuring Spanish­born jazz pianist, Alex Conde, bassist Gary Brown and drummer Marlon Aldana, and compositions written for Rebecca by composer Hermeto Pascoal. In the words of Latin Grammy Nominated pianist Jovino Santos Neto, “Rebecca plays flute with the passion of a flamenco dancer.” Jazz pianist Benny Green says “…Rebecca is masterful and selfless in her ability and inclination of melding her sound with her environment…”

ABOUT REBECCA KLEINMANN

Rebecca has performed and recorded internationally with a diverse range of ensembles throughout Brazil, Argentina, Senegal, Europe and Australia including Melbourne’s International Women in Jazz Festival.  

Featured at the SF Jazz Center, the San Jose Jazz Festival, Yoshi’s San Francisco, and the Oakland Paramount Theatre, Rebecca has performed and recorded with world­class musicians including Airto Moreira, Grupo Falso Baiano, Jovino Santos Neto, Jason McGuire and Hermeto Pascoal and worked with great dancers including Rosangela Silvestre, Melissa Cruz and Clara Rodrigues. Her duo with Brazilian guitarist Ian Faquini is found on her album Brasiliense. Rebecca is also a dedicated educator and currently teaches with the Oakland Youth Chorus.

REBECCA KLEINMANN QUARTET

Rebecca Kleinmann, flutes and vocals

Alex Conde, piano

Gary Brown, upright bass

Marlon Aldana, drums

Special Guest: flamenco dancer Melissa Cruz!

http://rebeccakleinmann.com/

 

CONCERT DETAILS

The Rebecca Kleinmann Quartet in Concert: Flamenco and Brazilian Jazz 

DATE/TIME: Friday, May 27, 2016 at 8pm

TICKETS: $20 Gen Admission       PURCHASE TICKETS: http://ow.ly/4n8n0y              

   VENUE: The Sound Room, 2147 Broadway, Oakland, California 94612
                  http://www.soundroom.org/     510-496-4180

Media contact: Allison Bliss 510-879-7600 abliss@AllisonBliss.com

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