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Autumn 2019

As Summer falls away and  Autumn rolls upon us, we say goodbye to the long, warm summer days and nights while preparing for the shorter days and colder months ahead. I’m, however, getting prepared to hit the road with meastro Sergio Mendes and my brothers & sisters of Brazil2019 in October and November. We have […]

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Music
In studio moments

I’ve been having a great time in the studio lately from practicing Piccolo for a show I had with the amazing Brazilian artist, Arthur Verocai at the Lodge Room in Los Angeles, continuing to get closer to the finish line on my upcoming project, “Meu Brasil”, getting started on the production for vocalist Victor Fields‘ […]

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News
21st Century Musicians

I recently was asked what it takes to be a 21st Century musician and it got me thinking. To me, what it takes to be a 21st Century musician is the about the challenge of balancing the unending need to be commercially multi-faceted while maintaining the specialization of and focus on the things to which […]

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Music
Europe 2019

Excited to head to Europe for a few weeks with Sergio Mendes and the gang! We have a whole series of shows and I expect to have a good and safe time while we’re there. It’s been a few years since we’ve spent an extended time in Europe, so we’re all really looking forward to […]

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Music
Spring 2019

Whoa! How is Spring here so soon? This Winter, Southern California experienced almost historic amounts of rain. The East had and continues to have super cold storms and both coasts had weather issues called things I’ve never heard of! In the midst of all that, I was still working towards the completion of my upcoming album, […]

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Thoughts
Remembering James Ingram

I am among the huge list of artists that had the blessing of being in the presence of and touched by the beautiful spirit of James Ingram. I worked with him both in the studio and in concert. To hear that voice from all those hit records singing in the studio or in a rehearsal […]

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Thoughts
2019 is here!

As I write, we’re already 9 days into the new year and I still can’t believe that 2018 is over. For some of us, it was a year that opened the door to new relationships and for others, it was a year where we had to say goodbye to those we loved. Either way, what […]

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Music
A Legendary Christmas

So we just found out that the #1 Christmas album in the country is John Legend’s new “A Legendary Christmas” and we couldn’t be happier about it! I’m excited to have been a part of the talented horn section on John’s first Christmas album and even had the opportunity to write the horn arrangement on […]

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Music
Paul McCartney “Egypt Station”

Since the release of the new Paul McCartney album “Egypt Station” is out, we can FINALLY talk about it. I’m still overjoyed to be part of the choir of singers featured on this project. It’s one thing to be in a group of beautiful voices, another thing to know you’re singing on a cool artist’s […]

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News
Aretha Franklin thoughts…

After hearing the news of Aretha Franklin’s passing this morning, I was holding back tears from the sadness of her loss. You see, unlike many of my friends and associates, I didn’t know her. I never had the chance to meet her, play with her, record for her or even see her live. I lived […]

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Brazil
Getting closer…

Super excited as I’ve been working away at the new project “Meu Brasil” and each day brings a new adventure but I’m beginning to see the finish line. The great Sergio Mendes keeps telling me to take my time and that’s exactly what I’m doing. Currently, I’m in the studio everyday finalizing some vocals, cleaning […]

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Brazil
“Meu Brasil” Update

I can’t believe it’s already June 2018! Time really does fly when you’re having fun. I’ve been hard at work writing and arranging for maestro Sergio Mendes on his new project and on my upcoming and first Brazilian album, Meu Brasil which translates to My Brazil. I’m at the halfway point and am in the […]

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Music
Real Horns For You?

If you’ve been looking to add the sound of real horns on your new project, let me help you out. I’d love to create a tailor-made horn arrangement for your new project performed by some of the top horn players in the Los Angeles recording session scene. Professionally recorded in my studio, Pipewind Sound, I […]

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Sergio Mendes at UC Davis

Come celebrate 60 years of Bossa Nova with maestro Sergio Mendes & Brazil2019 as we perform at the stunning Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts on the campus of UC Davis. Joining us for this night of music is vocalist Bebel Gilberto, daughter of João Gilberto who made her Carnegie Hall debut at age 9 […]

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Sergio Mendes at San Francisco Jazz

Hey San Francisco, we’re back! Come join maestro Sergio Mendes & Brazil2019 as we play at the beautiful San Francisco Jazz Center for 3 nights. The shows are already almost sold out and there are a few different show times to select, so you’ll want to grab your tickets now to be a part of […]

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Sergio Mendes at San Francisco Jazz

Hey San Francisco, we’re back! Come join maestro Sergio Mendes & Brazil2019 as we play at the beautiful San Francisco Jazz Center for 3 nights. The shows are already almost sold out and there are a few different show times to select, so you’ll want to grab your tickets now to be a part of […]

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Sergio Mendes at San Francisco Jazz

Hey San Francisco, we’re back! Come join maestro Sergio Mendes & Brazil2019 as we play at the beautiful San Francisco Jazz Center for 3 nights. The shows are already almost sold out and there are a few different show times to select, so you’ll want to grab your tickets now to be a part of […]

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Sergio Mendes in Santa Barbara

Hey Santa Barbara, come celebrate 60 years of Bossa Nova with maestro Sergio Mendes & Brazil2019 as we perform at Campbell Hall on the campus of UCSB. Joining us for this night of music is vocalist Bebel Gilberto, daughter of João Gilberto who made her Carnegie Hall debut at age 9 on a Bossa Nova […]

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Sergio Mendes in Los Angeles

Come celebrate 60 years of Bossa Nova with maestro Sergio Mendes & Brazil2019 as we perform at the beautiful Royce Hall on the campus of UCLA. Joining us for this night of music is vocalist Bebel Gilberto, daughter of João Gilberto who made her Carnegie Hall debut at age 9 on a Bossa Nova program […]

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Sergio Mendes in Carmel – SOLD OUT!

THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT If you would like to be added to the Wait List should tickets become available, please call our Box Office at 831.620.2048. Thank you! Come celebrate 60 years of Bossa Nova with multi-Grammy-winning producer, composer, keyboardist, and vocalist, Sergio Mendes in beautiful Carmel, CA. Joining us for this night […]

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Sergio Mendes at the Keswick

Come join maestro Sergio Mendes & Brazil2019 as we come to our final night of the 2019 East Coast run of shows at the historic Keswick Theater in Glenside, PA. Located just outside of Philadelphia, this beautiful theater provides a wonderful backdrop for, what promises to be, a great night of music. If you’re in […]

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Sergio Mendes at the Mayo PAC

Come celebrate 60 years of Bossa Nova with multi-Grammy-winning producer, composer, keyboardist and vocalist Sergio Mendes. Joining us is Bebel Gilberto, the thrilling Bossa Nova vocalist and daughter of João Gilberto, the originator of the Bossa Nova sound. The Mayo Performing Arts Center is, as you can imagine, one of my favorite places to play […]

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Sergio Mendes in Boston

Come join Sergio Mendes & Bebel Gilberto live at the Berklee Performance Center located in the heart of Boston’s Back Bay. This continues a series of performances we have with vocalist Bebel Gilberto, daughter of João Gilberto who made her Carnegie Hall debut at age 9 on a Bossa Nova program with her mother, the […]

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Sergio Mendes in Concord, NH

Come join Sergio Mendes & Bebel Gilberto live at the beautiful Capitol Center for the Arts in Concord, New Hampshire. This continues a series of performances we have with Bebel and it promises to be another great show. If you’re in the area, please come join us.

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Kleber Jorge at Vibrato

Come join me as I share the stage with my brother and Sergio Mendes & #Brazil2019 band mate, Kleber Jorge at Herb Alpert’s Vibrato Grill in Bel Air. An accomplished studio musician and renowned singer, songwriter, guitarist and vocalist, Kleber Jorge, has been captivating audiences for over two decades. Joined by Bill Cantos on piano, […]

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Sergio Mendes in Bethesda

Sergio Mendes & Bebel Gilberto The 60th Anniversary of Bossa Nova Come celebrate 60 years of Bossa Nova with multi-Grammy-winning producer, composer, keyboardist, and vocalist, Sergio Mendes. Joining us for this night of music is vocalist Bebel Gilberto, daughter of João Gilberto who made her Carnegie Hall debut at age 9 on a Bossa Nova […]

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Los Angeles Celebrates Bossa Nova

Please join me as I take part in a wonderful group of artists paying homage to the Brazilian album Elis & Tom with this all-star cast of LA-based musicians led by Angelo Metz. A collaboration between the legendary composer-arranger Antônio Carlos Jobim and the iconic singer Elis Regina, Elis & Tom was recorded in Los Angeles in 1974 and is still considered one of […]

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Sergio Mendes – Seattle

Hey Emerald City, we’re back in one of our favorite places to play – Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley. Set in the heart of the city, Jazz Alley is one the premiere locations to hear good music in Seattle. This week promises to continue our wonderful connection to this gorgeous city, the people and this great music […]

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Sergio Mendes – Seattle

Hey Emerald City, we’re back in one of our favorite places to play – Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley. Set in the heart of the city, Jazz Alley is one the premiere locations to hear good music in Seattle. This week promises to continue our wonderful connection to this gorgeous city, the people and this great music […]

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Sergio Mendes – Seattle

Hey Emerald City, we’re back in one of our favorite places to play – Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley. Set in the heart of the city, Jazz Alley is one the premiere locations to hear good music in Seattle. This week promises to continue our wonderful connection to this gorgeous city, the people and this great music […]

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Sergio Mendes – Seattle

Hey Emerald City, we’re back in one of our favorite places to play – Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley. Set in the heart of the city, Jazz Alley is one the premiere locations to hear good music in Seattle. This week promises to continue our wonderful connection to this gorgeous city, the people and this great music […]

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Sergio Mendes – Seattle

Hey Emerald City, we’re back in one of our favorite places to play – Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley. Set in the heart of the city, Jazz Alley is one the premiere locations to hear good music in Seattle. This week promises to continue our wonderful connection to this gorgeous city, the people and this great music […]

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Seattle @ Jazz Alley

Hey Seattle, we’re back! Come join us in one of our all-time favorite cities. We love playing Jazz Alley and hope to see you again so please come join the fun –

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Seattle @ Jazz Alley

Hey Seattle, we’re back! Come join us in one of our all-time favorite cities. We love playing Jazz Alley and hope to see you again so please come join the fun –

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Seattle @ Jazz Alley

Hey Seattle, we’re back! Come join us in one of our all-time favorite cities. We love playing Jazz Alley and hope to see you again so please come join the fun –

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Seattle @ Jazz Alley

Hey Seattle, we’re back! Come join us in one of our all-time favorite cities. We love playing Jazz Alley and hope to see you again so please come join the fun –

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Aliso Viejo

A legend of Brazilian music and one of the prime architects of the Bossa Nova revolution of the 1960’s, pianist, composer and three-time Grammy Award winner Sérgio Mendes brings his talented band to the beautiful campus of Soka University in Aliso Viejo. NPR said, “The sound of Brazilian musician Sergio Mendes has been a summer […]

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La Jolla

Hey San Diego, come join me with maestro Sergio Mendes as we perform a benefit concert at the Conrad Prebys Performing Arts Center at UCSD. In support of La Jolla Music Society’s Education and Community Programming this concert will prove be a night to remember.

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Laguna Beach Festival of Arts

Come join me and my amazing Sergio Mendes bandmate, singer/songwriter/guitarist/vocalist, Kleber Jorge, as we perform at the Festival of Arts in beautiful Laguna Beach. An experienced studio musician, Kleber recorded on the soundtrack for the 2011 Oscar nominated hit movie Rio, and Rio 2. This band is incredible and so is his music, If you’re […]

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Newport Beach with Steve Tyrell

I’m excited to share the stage with singer/producer Steve Tyrell at the beautiful Newport Beach Hyatt Regency as part of their Summer Concert Series. We’ll be sharing the stage with the incomparable Patti Austin so this night will be magical. If you’re nearby, please come join us for a night of music under the stars […]

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Sergio Mendes – Minneapolis

Hey Twin Cities, we’re back for another set of shows at the Dakota Jazz Club & Restaurant right in the heart of the city. Come join the festivities as we bring the music of Brazil to Minneapolis. Ticket links are below – We hope to see you there!

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Sergio Mendes – Chicago

Hey Chicago, we’re coming back to City Winery! Join us as we’re performing two shows, Sunday June 30th, at 5:00pm and 8:00pm. Last two times we were here both shows sold out quickly so grab your tickets now so you can be a part of the fun. We hope to see you there!

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Sergio Mendes – Zurich

Hey Switzerland, come join me & my bandmates of Brazil2019 with maestro Sergio Mendes as we bring the show to one of my absolute favorite cities in the world, Zurich! This night should be full of the magic of both Rio de Janeiro and Zurich and we’d love to see you in person. For tickets, […]

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Private Show – London

Tonight we’re having a Private Show in London – Shhhhh!  

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Sergio Mendes – Belgium

We’re back in Belgium as we perform at The Depot in the heart of Leuven. We haven’t been here in a few years, so it will be good to return. If you’re nearby, we’d love to have you join us.

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Mariana de Moraes in Los Angeles

Hey Los Angeles, come to the famed Blue Whale on Thursday March 28, as we celebrate the music and poetry of legendary Brazilian lyricist, composer and poet Vinícius de Moraes’ 105th birthday with a unique tribute show featuring the poet’s beloved granddaughter, singer Mariana de Moraes. Mariana has been said to enchant audiences with her […]

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Sergio Mendes – Heerlen

Brazilian legend and triple Grammy winner Sergio Mendes & #Brazil2019 will play in Heerlen. The pianist, composer, bandleader, singer and producer, with his unique blend of Brazilian influences and contemporary music styles, has produced a string of hit songs for more than half a century. His sophisticated blend of Bossa Nova, Samba and Pop have defined Brazilian […]

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Sergio Mendes – Utrecht

Meastro Sergio Mendes & #Brazil2019 are returning to the beautiful Netherland city of Utrecht. We haven’t been there for quite some time and we’re looking forward to performing in the lovely venue of Tivoli Vredenburg. We’d love to have you join us if you’re nearby. Full concert details and ticket information is below. .

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