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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 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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New York City

Hey NYC, we’re back! This time we’ll be performing at Sony Hall on 46th Street. Sony Hall is the new premiere music venue located in the heart of the Theater District. We’d love to have you join us for a night of new music in this new and exciting venue in the City. Get your […]

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Alexandria, VA

Hey everybody, we’re coming to Alexandria to play at the famous Birchmere Music Hall. We’d love to have you come join us for an exciting night of music in this legendary music room. Get your tickets now, so you can be a part of a great evening of music with maestro Sergio Mendes & Brazil2018.

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Annapolis, MD

Come join Sergio Mendes & Brazil2018 as we play Rams Head On Stage in Annapolis. We love this city & this great, intimate location. If you’re in the area, get your tickets now!

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The Voice – Finale

Join me this Monday night, May 21, for the final night of competition on the hit NBC show The Voice. On the episode, I’ll be in the horn section playing a classic song that you all know! Tune in for all the excitement, nationwide at 8:00 on NBC. Check your local listings for channel.

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Music
The Voice – Top 10

Hey everybody I was super excited to be on the Top 10 Finalists episode of The Voice last week. I got to play in the horn section behind Rayshun LaMarr and the soprano saxophone on the Bill Withers classic, “Ain’t No Sunshine” with Christiana Danielle. Here’s the video of the performance with Christiana. Enjoy!

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Spokane, Washington

We’re back in Spokane at the stunning Fox Theater. The last time we played here, we performed with the Spokane Symphony and loved everything about. This time, it’s just the Sergio Mendes band that’ll take the stage. Come join us as we bring the sounds of Brazil to this timeless venue. We hope to see […]

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Edmonds, Washington

If you’re in the greater Emerald City area, come join the Sergio Mendes gang as we play at the Edmonds Center for the Arts in the heart of Edmonds, only 30 minutes outside of Seattle. We’ve never performed here and are excited to play a new venue. If you’re nearby, we’d love to see you […]

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San Francisco Jazz Festival – 2nd Show JUST ADDED!

——-> THIS JUST IN! The 1st show has been SOLD OUT so we’ve added a 2nd show @ 10:00PM. <——— It’s not too late to get your tickets for the 2nd show as you join me and my brothers & sisters of #Brazil2018 at the 36th Annual San Francisco Jazz Festival with maestro Sergio Mendes […]

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San Luis Obispo ** CANCELLED **

Unfortunately, this event has been cancelled. Please join us in San Francisco on June 9th as we play for the 36th Annual San Francisco Jazz Festival. Click over to that date for full info. I hope to see you then!

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Sergio Mendes in Tokyo

We’re back for 2 nights at Billboard Live in Tokyo. We love playing here and would love for you to join us if you’re in the greater Tokyo area. For full details, click on the info links. I hope to see you there!

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Sergio Mendes in Tokyo

We’re back for 2 nights at Billboard Live in Tokyo. We love playing here and would love for you to join us if you’re in the greater Tokyo area. For full details, click on the info links. I hope to see you there!

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Sergio Mendes in Osaka

We’re back for 2 nights at Billboard Live in Osaka. We love playing here and would love for you to join us if you’re nearby. For full details, click on the info links. I hope to see you there!

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Sergio Mendes in Osaka

We’re back for 2 nights at Billboard Live in Osaka. We love playing here and would love for you to join us if you’re nearby. For full details, click on the info links. I hope to see you there!

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Music
Australia 2018 Tour

In #Australia? Come join me and my musical brothers and sisters of #Brazil2018 as we bring the music of Maestro Sergio Mendes to Australia for our 2018 tour. This will be the first tour of the Land Down Under since 2006, so we’re all super excited to return to this truly magical place. Click HERE for full info […]

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News
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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News
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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Music
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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Music
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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