THE REBECCA KLEINMANN QUARTET AND FABIANO DO NASCIMENTO BRING ORIGINAL BRAZILIAN AND FLAMENCO JAZZ TO SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
FRIDAY, AUGUST 12th 2016 7:30pm – 9:30pm
DIZZY’S JAZZ CLUB, SAN DIEGO
4275 MISSION BAY DR., PACIFIC BEACH, CA 92109 (858) 270-7467
SUNDAY AUGUST 14th 2016, 6:30pm – 9:30pm
SOHO, 1221 STATE ST. #205
SANTA BARBARA, CA 93101 (805) 962-7776
MONDAY AUGUST 15th 2016, 9:00pm – 11:30pm
THE BLUE WHALE, 123 ASTRONAUT E S ONIZUKA ST. Suite 301
LOS ANGELES, CA 90012 (213) 538-8038
Internationally acclaimed flutist and singer Rebecca Kleinmann presents a double set of gorgeous Brazilian and Flamenco Jazz. The Southern California August concerts feature award-winning Brazilian seven-string guitarist Fabiano do Nascimento sharing the bill with Rebecca’s stunning collaboration with virtuoso Spanish-born jazz pianist Alex Conde, versatile percussionist Marlon Aldana and first-call L.A. upright bassist, Edwin Livingston. Drummer Julien Cantelm will be joining the quartet for the San Diego date.
Rebecca Kleinmann has steeped her natural musicality in waters of Brazilian Music, Jazz and Flamenco. She simultaneously honors these rich traditions while emerging with her own unique and passionate voice. The agility, depth, playfulness and precision of her groups are a captivating joy to hear. The current incarnation of her quartet features pianist Alex Conde who carves a distinct musical path through bebop language and authentic Andalusian rhythms. Conde’s latest work Descarga for Monk, was named “ Best of 2015“ by Down Beat and All About Jazz magazines. Bassist Edwin Livington brings a breadth of experience with heavy-weight Jazz and Latin musicians including Justo Almario and Natalie Cole. In addition to a full playing, touring, and recording career he is also on the faculty at the USC Thornton School of Music, teaching bass in the jazz studies department. Versatile drummer Marlon Aldana works constantly in the Bay Area with flamenco virtuoso Jason McGuire, La Gente and other projects. Drummer Julien Cantelm (San Diego date) is also in high demand, playing with the likes of Peter Sprague, Dusty Brough and Danny Green.
Opening the tour concerts will be delightful Brazilian guitarist Fabiano do Nascimento playing solo and duo with Rebecca. Fabiano’s authentic folkloric and Brazilian Jazz sound is informed by his upbringing in a family of legendary Brazilian musicians, along with years of intense research and study. His latest album “Danca dos Tempos,” recorded with multiple Grammy award-winning percussionist Airto Moreira, is topping charts and receiving well-deserved rave reviews
These unique concerts are not to be missed. The skill, cultural connection, and improvisation are of international festival quality, yet presented in the great listening environments of intimate Jazz venues. Reserve tickets in advance to ensure seats.
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