Masha Campagne & Ian Faquini: Intimate Brazilian Encounters

Masha Campagne & Ian Faquini: Intimate Brazilian Encounters
Friday, March 24 @ 7:00PM
Vocalist, songwriter, and producer Masha Campagne once again collaborates with young guitar star Ian Faquini to explore the treasure trove of Brazilian music. Expect their reverent tributes to Tom Jobim, Ivan Lins, and Guinga–as well as their own original compositions–to transport you to a sensuous dreamland rich with quiet fire and deep soul. Featuring: Masha Campagne - vocals, melodica, percussion Ian Faquini - acoustic guitar Harvey Wainapel - reeds Brian Rice - percussion With two...
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Maracujá: A Journey Around Latin America Through Music

Maracujá: A Journey Around Latin America Through Music
Saturday, February 25 @ 7:30PM
Vocalist/multi-instrumentalist Caitlin Belem and guitarist Terrence Rosnagle take you on a trip through Latin America, playing sumptuous samba, bossa nova, cumbia, son, and so much more as they make their way from Brazil to Cuba and everywhere in between. Featuring: Caitlin Belem - vocals, saxophone, guitar, fiddle, hand percussion Terrence Rosnagle - guitar Caitlin Belem, a Wyoming native who has performed in venues big and small around the world, also teaches music through school progr...
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Karina Deniké: Noirish Torch Songs and ’60s Soul

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Sun, Oct 30 @ 7:30PM
Karina Deniké presents an original set of reflective songs filled with tales of female aviators, love, memory, as well as personal and regional history. Drawing from Eastern European lullabies and sea shanties, as well as pop music from the 1930s-1960s, Deniké’s vocally driven pieces feature a distinctive ensemble that includes bass clarinet, chord organ, piano, and baritone guitar. Bay Area pianist and vocalist Christianna Valentina opens the evening with her raw, minimalist take on Argentine t...
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Danny Green Trio: Jazz, Classical & Brazilian Convergence

Danny Green Trio
Sun, Oct 23 @ 7:30PM
Pianist/composer Danny Green and his trio return to the Red Poppy to showcase their melodically charged blend of jazz, Brazilian, Latin, and classical sounds. As a rising force on the national jazz scene, Green distinguishes himself with a beautifully articulated touch and deep affinity for Brazilian music. Featuring: Danny Green - piano Justin Grinnell - bass Julien Cantelm - drums Southern California native Danny Green has garnered a reputation in the jazz community as an emerging ar...
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Pagodinhos SF: Monthly Rio-Style Pagode de Mesa

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The Red Poppy Art House presents a monthly Rio-style pagode de mesa featuring a revolving cast of the finest players in the Bay Area. Pagode, meaning “party,” is the small group subgenre of samba that is played in samba schools, bars, cafes and backyards of Rio de Janeiro. From cavaquinho and guitar, to vocals and percussion, the musical style includes a lively mixture of songs with active audience participation. Admission: Free, donations accepted for musicians ($5-10). Event at 1:00pm. ...
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Ricardo Peixoto and Duo Violão Brasil: Brazilian Guitar

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Bay Area-based Brazilian guitarist Ricardo Peixoto returns to the Red Poppy alongside Rio de Janeiro-based guitarists Rogério Souza and Edinho Gerber (Duo Violão Brasil). Performing original compositions, as well as a traditional repertoire from composers like Pixinguinha, Baden Powell, and Tom Jobim, the trio will spend the evening exploring the many styles of 20th-century Brazilian music. Featuring: Ricardo Peixoto, Rogerio Souza, Edinho Gerber - guitar   Guitarist/composer Ricardo ...
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Pagodinhos SF: Monthly Rio-Style Pagode de Mesa

Pagode
The Red Poppy Art House presents a monthly Rio-style pagode de mesa featuring a revolving cast of the finest players in the Bay Area. Pagode, meaning “party,” is the small group subgenre of samba that is played in samba schools, bars, cafes and backyards of Rio de Janeiro. From cavaquinho and guitar, to vocals and percussion, the musical style includes a lively mixture of songs with active audience participation. Admission: Free, donations accepted for musicians ($5-10). Event at 1:00pm. ...
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Flying Under the Radar, in Collaboration with Derek Lassiter, Presents: As Três Meninas

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Flying Under the Radar, in collaboration with the Red Poppy Art House, presents three nights of international performance featuring Symbiosis (directed by Kiandanda Dance Theater & Bahiya Movement) on April 21, The Supplicants – Celestial Frequencies on April 22, and As Três Meninas (curated by Derek Lassiter) on April 23. Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, As Três Meninas (The Three Girls) is a musical project formed by three bandleaders: Fabiana Passoni, Stephanie Ozer, and Ami Moline...
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The Danny Green Trio: Converging Classical, Jazz and Brazilian Music

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On tour promoting their upcoming release, Altered Narratives, The Danny Green Trio brings together elements of Brazilian, jazz, and classical music. A rising creative force on the national jazz scene, pianist/composer Danny Green has distinguished himself with his beautifully articulated touch and deep affinity for Brazilian music. The San Diego native has wowed critics and audiences alike with a growing portfolio of fresh and engaging jazz piano melodies. His trio, featuring bassist Justin G...
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