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Brazilian Roda de Choro / Jam session by Dominique Gagné.



August 7, 2022
9:00 pm - 11:50 pm
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40-19 Gleane St. Elmhurst, NY
New York, NY 11373 United States
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Brazilian Roda de Choro / Jam session by Dominique Gagné.
Presented by Terraza 7 .
Sunday, August 7, 2022 at 9:00 pm.
$10 Cover Charge for Mezzanine.
$20 Suggested donation.
Dominique Gagné /Flute.
Cesar Garabini / 7-String guitar.
Javier Robiou / Drums.
First set at 9:00 pm: Brazilian Jazz.
Second set at 10:30 pm: A Brazilian Roda de Choro / Jam session for all Choro musicians to sit in and explore this amazing form of Brazilian music. Hosted by flutist Dominique Gagné, 7-string guitarist Cesar Garabini and bassist Gilliard Lopes, experienced Choro players, as well as those new to the genre, are welcome to join in. Sheet music will be provided for a few of the ‘big hits’ of choro.
About Dominique Gagné:
2020 National Flute Association Jazz Artist Competition finalist Dominique Gagné is happiest when playing music from Brazil. Since being introduced to Brazilian Choro in 2003, she has traveled to Brazil, studied at various Choro and Brazilian music camps, and played in and hosted countless ‘Rodas de Choro’ (Choro jam sessions). She has studied and performed with Hermeto Pasqual, Jovino Santos Neto, Anat Cohen, Misha Piatogorsky, Carlos Malta, Chico Pinheiro, and Liz Rosa.
Her NYC appearances include the Iridium, Symphony Space, Zinc Bar, Drom, Barbés, and the Metropolitan Room as well as jazz clubs in Europe, Japan, and Canada. She has performed with Rio-based Samba band Casuarina, with Memo Acevedo’s Big Band, and as a Charanga flutist for Arturo O’Farrill’s Cuban re-imagining of Carmen. A versatile musician, Dominique also enjoys playing jazz fused with Latin, Eastern European, and North African influences. She has two Masters degrees in Jazz Composition and Arranging from the University of Massachusetts Amherst (2005) and the Frost School of Music at the University of Miami (2015).
About Cesar Garabini:
Born in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, Cesar Garabini is a seven-string guitar player. In 2009 at the age of 19, he began putting together Samba, Bossa Nova, and Chorinho bands, performing in Florence and other regions of Italy. In 2011 he moved to New York City to expand his musical knowledge. Since then he has performed at Jazz at Lincoln Center, Jazz Standard, Birdland, Columbia University, the Museum of Modern Art, with a monthly residence at Barbes. He has worked with Anat Cohen, Olli Soikkeli, Leny Andrade and Tim Connell. He has been featured on NPR, NBC, and Globo TV.