Iroquois Amphitheater and Louisville Jazz Society Present:
An Afternoon of Brazilian Music
1080 Amphitheater Road
Louisville, KY, 40214
Doors 2:00 PM / Show 3:00 PM
Mike Tracy Brazilian Ensemble
The MIKE TRACY BRAZILIAN ENSEMBLE celebrates the music of Brazilian masters and contemporary composers/artists. The ensemble specializes in performing the many varied styles and rhythms that are unique to Brazil. The ensemble is lead by saxophonist Mike Tracy, Director of the Jamey Aebersold Jazz Studies Program at the University of Louisville, and features Brazilians percussionists Lourenço Vasconcellos and Bruno Souza with pianist Diego Lyra Medieros. Joining the group are guitarist Brandon Coleman and bassist Luke McIntosh (from Australia). Music by Antonio Carlos Jobim, Hermeto Pascoal, Moacyr Santos, João Donato, Gilberto Gil, Egberto Gismonti, Djalma Ferreir, Dominguinhos and more will be performed.