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Interview on Knoxcast

Really proud & blessed to be a part of this new podcast series called “Knoxcast: Music On Music” from my friend, Knox Summerour, where we talk about a whole series of things from growing up in #Rochester, my musical education, the eventual transition to becoming a professional and so much more. Take a listen to Episode 1 […]

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2018 Is All The Way Here!

Man! 2018 is here and is not playing around. So many exciting things are already taking root. Sometimes in life, what looks like a set back is really a set UP! It’s all about your perspective. With that in mind, this year is already proving to be full of both short term and a few […]

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Artist In Residence – Tennessee Technical University

If you’re in the greater Nashville area, I’d love to have you join me for the culmination performance of my week of working with the students from the music department of Tennessee Technical University in the heart of Cookeville. This has become a bi-annual event for me and I absolutely love my time with the […]

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Sergio Mendes in Chicago

We’re back in one of my favorite cities, Chicago, at City Winery. Last time we were here, we had a GREAT night and we expect this show to be no different. City Winery is a great place to play and the audiences of Chicago are incredible! This Sunday afternoon will have playing two shows at […]

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Sergio Mendes in Minneapolis

We’re back in downtown Minneapolis at the Dakota. Last time we were here, the shows sold out quickly so get your tickets now. Two shows at 7:00pm and 9:00PM but one-night only so please join us as we bring the music of Brazil to the Twin Cities.

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Sergio Mendes in Sacramento – Show #2

After an enthusiastic sold-out show last January, the Harris Center has invited us back! Maestro Mendes is a producer, composer, keyboardist and vocalist and one of the most internationally successful and influential Brazilian artists of all time. With  a career spanning over fifty years and forty albums, many of which went gold or platinum along […]

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Sergio Mendes in Sacramento – Show #1

After an enthusiastic sold-out show last January, the Harris Center has invited us back! Maestro Mendes is a producer, composer, keyboardist and vocalist and one of the most internationally successful and influential Brazilian artists of all time. With  a career spanning over fifty years and forty albums, many of which went gold or platinum along […]

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Sergio Mendes in Australia – Perth

Come join us as Three-time Grammy Award winner and Brazilian music legend, Sergio Mendes & #Brazil2018 are coming to the Crown Theatre in Perth. For one night only, we’ll be performing all his timeless classics spanning his stellar fifty-plus year career! From Bossa Nova to Jazz to Samba, Hip Hop and beyond, It’s an endless […]

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Sergio Mendes in Australia – Melbourne

Come join maestro Sergio Mendes & #Brazil2018 as we bring our Australian 2017 Tour to Melbourne. It’s been quite a long time since I visited Melbourne & can’t wait to perform here again. If you live in or will be visiting Melbourne, please join us for a night full of great music that spans his […]

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Sergio Mendes in Australia – Canberra

Come join maestro Sergio Mendes & #Brazil2018 as we play the first night of our Australian 2017 Tour in Canberra.  I’ve never been to Canberra and am looking forward to performing in an all-new place. If you live in or will be visiting Canberra, please join us for the first of many great nights of […]

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Sergio Mendes in Australia – Sydney Opera House

Come join maestro Sergio Mendes & #Brazil2018 as we play the legendary Sydney Opera House! This beautiful piece of architectural history is a bit of a dream come true for me as a fan of great architecture. If you live in or will be visiting Sydney, please join us for what truly is going to […]

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Happy Holidays 2017

Feliz Natal – Joyeux Noël – メリークリスマス – Giáng sinh vui vẻ – عيد ميلاد سعيد – חַל מוֹלָד שָׂממֵח! – Fröhliche Weihnachten – God Jul – Շնորհավոր Սուրբ Ծնունդ – Feliz Navidad – however it’s said, may peace prevail in all of our lives and in all the world. Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays […]

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Fall-Almost-Winter 2017

Happy Fall-Almost-Winter everyone! As you can see, I’m getting ready for the colder weather even though it’s 90 degrees in LA today… #SorryEastCoastFriends – As I write this, Thanksgiving Day is tomorrow in America and I find myself grateful for an overwhelming amount of things from my health, my family and the blessings bestowed upon […]

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Stix Hooper & Viewpoint

    Come join me as I take the stage with the legendary Stix Hooper & Viewpoint inside the beautiful and intimate Moss Theater in Santa Monica. This night will be full of special guests and will be a real treat for any music lover. For more info, click on the links. I hope to […]

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Live in Osaka – Night #2

Sergio Mendes & #Brazil2017 is back in Osaka and will be performing at Osaka’s Billboard Live for 2 nights. We love hanging in Osaka and really enjoy performing here. If you’re in Osaka or are planning on being in the Osaka/Kyoto area, please come join us. We hope to see you there!

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Live In Osaka – Night #1

Sergio Mendes & #Brazil2017 is back in Osaka and will be performing at Osaka’s Billboard Live for 2 nights. We love hanging in Osaka and really enjoy performing here. If you’re in Osaka or are planning on being in the Osaka/Kyoto area, please come join us. We hope to see you there!

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Sergio Mendes @ the Strathmore

We’re back at the Music Center at the Strathmore in Bethesda, MD and would love to have you come join us for a great night of music in this beautiful theater that we love so much. All the info is below. I hope to see you there!

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Sergio Mendes @ Bergen PAC

Come join Sergio Mendes & #Brazil2017 in Englewood, NJ as we perform once again at the Bergen Performing Arts Center. Every time we’ve played here, we’ve had memorable shows filled with great audiences. We expect this night to be no different and would love to have you be a part of the magic. Click on […]

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Sergio Mendes in Ridgefield, CT

Hey folks, the Sergio Mendes band is coming to Connecticut and we’d love to have you join us. It’s been a minute since we visited and we’re looking forward to performing in this beautiful playhouse. The ticket link is below, so come join us if you’re nearby and, if you can, introduce yourself and say […]

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2017 Emmy Awards Governors Ball

I’m proud to take the helm as the Musical Director for this year’s Governors Ball performances. Playing for all of the events, this promises to be a great set of shows with a band of some of my favorite people 🙂

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Fall 2017

What an exciting summer I had with a series of shows with Sergio Mendes around the country ending with a wonderful night of music under the stars with the San Diego Symphony Orchestra. Once Fall started rolling around, it was time for me to prep for the 2017 Emmy Awards Governors Ball celebrations. This year […]

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Summer Fun!

Summer 2017 – Wow, I can’t believe everything that’s been going on. I’ve been doing quite a lot of writing, arranging & recording in the new studio and a few projects I’ve been a part of are finally ready for release, like Damian Marley’s new solo album Stony Hill which has a release date of July 21, 2017. We […]

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Live in Tokyo – Night #1

Sergio Mendes & #Brazil2017 is back in Japan and performing at Tokyo’s Billboard Live for 2 nights. We love Japan and love performing here so much. If you’re in Tokyo or will be in Tokyo, please come join us in one of our favorite places. We hope to see you there!  

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Yoshi’s

Come join Sergio Mendes & my brothers & sisters of Brazil2017 as we perform, once again, in one of our favorite spots – Yoshi’s. Even with 2 shows per night, these shows sell out fast! Get your tickets now to come join us in the heart of Jack London Square in Oakland at Yoshi’s.

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Welcome to my new website

Hey everybody and welcome to my new-look website! I’m happy you popped by and would like to invite you to look around and make yourself right at home 🙂 There’s a bunch of new information here and the updates are going to be pretty frequent, so feel free to make this a regular stop. As […]

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Live in Tokyo – Night #2

Sergio Mendes & #Brazil2017 is back in Japan and performing at Tokyo’s Billboard Live for 2 nights. We love Japan and love performing here so much. If you’re in Tokyo or will be in Tokyo, please come join us in one of our favorite places. We hope to see you there!  

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Yoshi’s

Come join Sergio Mendes & my brothers & sisters of Brazil2017 as we perform, once again, in one of our favorite spots – Yoshi’s. Even with 2 shows per night, these shows sell out fast! Get your tickets now to come join us in the heart of Jack London Square in Oakland at Yoshi’s.

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San Diego Symphony Orchestra

Hey San Diego, come join us for a rare night of music under the stars at Embarcadero Marina Park South as Sergio Mendes and Brazil2017 performs with the San Diego Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Damon Gupton. We’re excited to bring the beautiful music that spans his 50 + year career to an orchestral setting. This […]

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Seattle Times

Where do I start? What an AMAZING time I had in Seattle! Every time I come here I enjoy it more & more. This visit was a combo vaca & work and I loved every minute of it. I also love the music supporters here. They’re some of the best in the country and their […]

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Back in Seattle

Brazilian legend Sergio Mendes & Brazil 2017 is excited to be back in Seattle at one of our favorite places, the famed Jazz Alley, in the heart of the city. Every time we play here, we love it and we expect this time to be no different. We’ll be performing Thursday, June 29 through Sunday, […]

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Israel 2016

As I write this, it’s 5 a.m. in Tel Aviv where we’ve spent the week and, I’m awake finding new music on YouTube. This time it’s a classic album from Brazil called “Só no Apito” by Padre Miguel from the 70’s. It’s all about the Batucada rhythms of Brazil and it and other music like […]

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Minneapolis & Chicago Spring 2016

Had a great time playing in Minneapolis and Chicago with Sergio Mendes and the gang! Best part, aside from the great performances and audiences that came out to support us, was meeting up with old friends from tours gone by and family that I hadn’t seen it quite some time. Here are some pics from the trip. […]

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DWTS Season 22

As we approach the end of Season 22, I’m in disbelief that it’s gone by so quickly. I hope you’ve had as much fun watching as we had playing and singing for such a super talented group of celebrities, athletes and dancers. Special thanks to Ray Chew for leading the way throughout the season and […]

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The Prince Is Gone …

April 25, 2016 – I’ve just been numb all day and couldn’t comment on the loss of another giant…. He had a HUGE impact on me and I always admired him for a plethora of reasons – too many to name here. The thing I admired the most was his desire & demand for excellence […]

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Sergio Mendes Asia 2016 Tour

Greetings from Japan where the 17-hour time difference from Los Angeles is just doing wonders for my sleep patterns … I get to wake up every 2 hours! Frustrating but I’m used to it. That circadian rhythm thing is a real thing and when you travel to the other part of the planet, it does […]

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