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Royce Hall, UCLA

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340 Royce Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
December 2017
December 2 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$29 - $59

The L.A. Brazil Connection

In 1970, legendary Brazilian pianist, producer and arranger João Donato was working temporarily in Los Angeles and recorded A Bad Donato, an album that would become a classic of Brazilian instrumental jazz-funk music. This extraordinary evening at Royce Hall features performances by João Donato backed by Bixiga 70, and Bahia-raised Mateus Aleluia with L.A.-based Brazilian singer Thalma de Freitas, highlighting the importance of Brazil’s influence on the music of L.A., as well as the impact of L.A. on Brazilian music.…


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