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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 – 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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Sergio Mendes – London

Come join the whole Sergio Mendes gang as we play London once again. This time we’re performing at the truly beautiful Royal Festival Hall at Southbank Centre. London’s Royal Festival Hall is a multi-functional arts and performance venue which sits on the banks of the River Thames, part of a complex of artistic venues that make up the […]

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Sergio Mendes in Stuart, Florida

Come join Sergio Mendes & #Brazil2019 as we return to South Florida and perform in the Stuart. Known as the Sailfish Capital of the World, we’ll be playing in the beautiful Lyric Theater. If you’re in the area, we’d love to see you there! Click on the links below for detailed information.

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Cheltenham Jazz Festival

We’re excited to be back in the UK and this time we’re performing as part of the 2019 Jazz Festival. Cheltenham is a town about 2.5 hours outside of London in beautiful Gloucestershire, England. We can’t wait to play this festival so, if you’re in the area, please come join us for a night of music inside […]

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Rye International Jazz & Blues Festival

Come join us as we perform at the 2019 Rye International Jazz & Blues Festival. Set in the beautiful, untouched town of Rye, in East Sussex inside of St. Mary’s Church, this will be a night to remember. We’re very looking forward to visiting this idyllic location and we’d love to see you there!

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Sergio Mendes Europe Spring 2019

Join us for a series of shows during our Spring 2019 Tour throughout Europe throughout the UK, the Netherlands, Belgium & Switzerland. Full breakdown of the shows will be here on the site and we’d love to see you at one or more of the shows, so click ahead to see what’s next!

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Sergio Mendes – Manila

Sergio Mendes: A Valentine’s Concert Come join Oscar nominee and multiple Grammy winner Sergio Mendes & #Brazil2019 for two nights of music in “A Valentine’s Concert” in The Tent set on the romantic sunsets of Manila Bay at Solaire Resort and Casino on February 14 and 15, 2019. Sing and dance along to his Bossa Nova-jazz […]

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Sergio Mendes – Manila

Sergio Mendes: A Valentine’s Concert Come join Oscar nominee and multiple Grammy winner Sergio Mendes & #Brazil2019 for two nights of music in “A Valentine’s Concert” in The Tent set on the romantic sunsets of Manila Bay at Solaire Resort and Casino on February 14 and 15, 2019. Sing and dance along to his Bossa Nova-jazz […]

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Sergio Mendes in Miami

Hey Magic City, we’re coming to town! Come join maestro Sergio Mendes and my brothers & sisters of #Brazil2019 as we perform in the beautiful Arsht Center for the Performing Arts in the heart of the city. We haven’t performed here since 2012 so we’re very much looking forward to being back in town again […]

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Sergio Mendes in Solana Beach

When I tell you that we love playing certain places, I mean it. The famed BellyUp in Solana Beach is one of those places. We LOVE to perform here! The audiences always come ready to party and we always have a BLAST at the shows. If you’re in the greater San Diego area, get your […]

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Sergio Mendes in Palm Desert

Come join Sergio Mendes & Brazil2018 for a show in Palm Desert at the beautiful McCallum Theater. Located on the campus of the College of the Desert, the McCallum Theater is a real gem and we’re looking forward to performing in this gorgeous hall. If you’re nearby, please join us for a night of music […]

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Sergio Mendes in Newport Beach

Come join us in beautiful Newport Beach as we perform as part of the Summer Concert Series at the Hyatt Regency on October 5th. The setting is gorgeous and, as the sun sets over the ocean, you couldn’t ask for a better setting for Maestro Mendes’ music. We’d love to see you there, so click […]

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Sergio Mendes in Honolulu

Hey everybody, we’re super excited to get back to Hawaii to perform once again! Last time we were there, we had a great run of shows with incredible audiences and we hope for the same response this time around. If you’re in Hawaii or planning on vacationing during that time, please come by & see […]

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Sergio Mendes in Honolulu

Hey everybody, we’re super excited to get back to Hawaii to perform once again! Last time we were there, we had a great run of shows with incredible audiences and we hope for the same response this time around. If you’re in Hawaii or planning on vacationing during that time, please come by & see […]

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Sergio Mendes in Seattle (4th Show)

Hey Seattle – we’re coming back!! I can’t even tell you how much we LOVE playing here. We love the club, we love the people and we LOVE this beautiful city. Come join us for a a four-night run at Jazz Alley, September 27 – 30. We’ll see you there!

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Sergio Mendes in Seattle (3rd Show)

Hey Seattle – we’re coming back!! I can’t even tell you how much we LOVE playing here. We love the club, we love the people and we LOVE this beautiful city. Come join us for a a four-night run at Jazz Alley, September 27 – 30. We’ll see you there!  

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Sergio Mendes in Seattle (2nd Show)

Hey Seattle – we’re coming back!! I can’t even tell you how much we LOVE playing here. We love the club, we love the people and we LOVE this beautiful city. Come join us for a a four-night run at Jazz Alley, September 27 – 30. We’ll see you there!  

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Sergio Mendes in Seattle (1st Show)

Hey Seattle – we’re coming back!! I can’t even tell you how much we LOVE playing here. We love the club, we love the people and we LOVE this beautiful city. Come join us for a a four-night run at Jazz Alley, September 27 – 30. We’ll see you there!  

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Primetime Emmy Awards Governors Ball

I’m super excited to, once again, be the Musical Director for the 70th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Governors Ball. This evening will be full of fun, excitement and great music. I’ve gathered together some of the most incredible musicians and singers as part of the Scott Mayo Collective and I can’t wait for the festivities […]

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Yoshi’s Oakland – Night 2

If you’re in the San Francisco Bay Area, please come join us in one of our favorite places to play – Yoshi’s. Located in the heart of Oakland’s Jack London Square, Yoshi’s is a great place to hear live music and we’d love to have you come join us for a night that will be […]

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Yoshi’s Oakland – Night 1

If you’re in the San Francisco Bay Area, please come join us in one of our favorite places to play – Yoshi’s. Located in the heart of Oakland’s Jack London Square, Yoshi’s is a great place to hear live music and we’d love to have you come join us for a night that will be […]

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Sergio Mendes in Los Angeles

If you’re in southern California, please come join Sergio Mendes & Brazil2018 in the beautiful Soraya Center at the Valley’s Center for the Performing Arts. Located inside the campus of Cal State Northridge, the Soraya Center, is a wonderful, new, award-winning, 1,700-seat theatre which has quickly become one of the cultural jewels of the greater Los Angeles […]

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Patchogue, NY

Come join us as we perform at the Patchogue Theater. This is a beautiful and historic theater in a gorgeous part of the south shore of Long Island. If you’re in the area, we’d love to have you join us. Click on the ticket link to grab your tickets now for Sergio Mendes & Brazil2018 […]

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