For example, Airto
is a hero of the jazz dance scene and he'll be doing his solo thing which is so impressive.
Indeed, in the array of esoteric percussion instruments rattled and shaken by Airto
Moreira, a cowbell would not have been out of place.
Fue companero de Toro Jobim, Airto
Moreira, Miles Davis, Sergio Mendes, Edu Lobo, entre otros famosos; pero Hermeto siempre quiso ir mas alla, deseaba producir "musica global", aunque fuera todavia poco comercial en Brasil, un pais dominado por el pagode o la "samba de gringo", que tomo por asalto la radio.
Accomplished and well-known Brazilian jazz percussionist Airto
Moreira will be performing with his six-piece band in Florence, with a portion of the proceeds to be donated to the Siuslaw School District Music Education Programs.
In the audience, another star was part of the vibrant atmosphere: Airto
Moreira, amazing drummer/percussion player of the Latin/Brazilian music panorama since the 1970s.
World-renowned Brazilian percussionist, Airto
Moreira, is joined by the 40-strong Heritage Orchestra and Blue Note's Robert Glasper Trio for the showcase event in Hall 1.
Corea has some old friends on board for this voyage around the Med, including Hubert Laws, Airto
Moreira and Steve Gadd, as well as newer acquaintances like Tim Garland.
This one is great, with a line-up of Davis, Wayne Shorter, Chick Corea, Dave Hollland, Jack DeJohnette, and Airto
Born in Rio de Janeiro in 1942, she married the up-and-coming drummer and percussionist Airto
Moreira, who had already established his career in such groups as Quarteto Novo, a combo led by multi-instrumentalist and composer Hermeto Pascoal.
The evening was characterized by jazz dancers grooving to the music of Yusef Lateef, Pharoah Sanders, Freddie Hubbard, Airto
and Herbie Hancock, fused with hip-hop and experimental beats.
The Warner disc features Airto
Moreira, Gilberto Gil, Antonio Carlos Jobim and other great Brazilians, as well as funky stuff from influenced Americans like Herbie Mann.
Judging from the many attempts to rearrange classical music into jazz that were dismal failures -- Airto
's Also Sprach Zarathustra and Hubert Laws' Rite of Spring come to mind -- Ellington's work here shows him to deserve all the accolades that critics and music lovers bestowed on him while he was alive.