Grupo Falso Baiano ft. Francisco Marques: 100 Years of Choro & Samba

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With special guest Francisco Marques from Ginga, Grupo Falso Baiano performs the music of Rio de Janeiro, illustrating 100 years of samba and choro.   FEATURING: Brian Moran - 7-string guitar Zack Pitt-Smith - clarinet, saxophone, flute Francisco Marques - cavaco, vocals, percussion Ami Molinelli - percussion   ABOUT THE ARTIST: Grupo Falso Baiano is a choro group that offers a window into the history and diverse culture of Brazil. Choro is one of Brazil’s earliest popular mus...
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SOLD OUT: Bay Area’s Women in Jazz: An Evening of Jazz, Blues, Soul, Batucada & More

Bay Area’s Women in Jazz: An Evening of Jazz, Blues, Soul, Batucada & More
Friday, January 19 @ 8:00PM
Bay Area's Women in Jazz brings together some of the best female jazz musicians for another night under one roof. The performance celebrates and recognizes the talents and hard work of these women who are sometimes underrepresented in the male-dominated scene. With music ranging from straight-ahead jazz, blues, swing, bebop, gospel, and soul, the evening comes to a close with some Brazilian tunes featuring a batucada percussion jam.   FEATURING: Adriana Morrero - vocals Kimiko Joy - voc...
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Maracujá: A Musical Journey Around Latin America

Maracujá: A Musical Journey Around Latin America
Saturday, September 23 @ 7:30PM
Vocalist/multi instrumentalist Caitlin Belem and guitarist Terrence Rosnagle take you on a trip through Latin America, playing music from Brazil to Cuba and everywhere in between – samba, bossa nova, cumbia, son, and more. It’ll be a Saturday night for listeners and dancers. Featuring: Caitlin Belem - vocals, saxophone, guitar, fiddle, hand percussion Terrence Rosnagle - guitar Caitlin Belem grew up in a house full of music in Northern Wyoming, fell in love with the fiddle at a young age...
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Ricardo Peixoto and Felipe Senna: An Evening of Brazilian Music

Ricardo Peixoto and Felipe Senna: An Evening of Brazilian Music
Saturday, June 10 @ 7:30PM
Bay Area-based Brazilian guitarist Ricardo Peixoto welcomes São Paulo pianist/arranger/composer Felipe Senna for an evening of original compositions, as well as selections of Brazilian classics, including choro, samba, baião, and bossa nova. Featuring: Ricardo Peixoto - guitar Felipe Senna - piano Originally from Rio de Janeiro, guitarist/composer Ricardo Peixoto is among the top representatives of Brazilian guitar in the U.S. today. His fluid, melodic style, original harmonic approach, ...
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CARNAVAL WEEKEND: Post-Parade Samba Pagode de Mesa: Community Open House w/ Jorge Alabe and Friends

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In celebration of the 38th Annual Carnaval San Francisco, The Red Poppy Art House is pleased to present three days of Carnaval-inspired performances beginning on Friday and wrapping up Sunday afternoon. We are bringing in artists from across the Bay Area to celebrate community, culture and art, all centered around the beloved festival. To round off the weekend, the Poppy will hold a traditional open-house Pagode de Mesa led by master drummer Jorge Alabe and some of the finest musicians in the...
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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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