Bossa Nossa, El Cuadro Gallo

Bossa Nossa

Bossa Nossa, meaning “our bossa”, is a Portland Bossa Nova sextet that includes Wendy Pate (vocals), Paul Brainard (guitar), Dave Lucas (bass), Miguel Maldonado (sax), Manavihare Fiaindratovo (percussion) and Richard Cuellar (drums). Members of the group are comprised of a diverse array of bands, such as The Flatirons, Richmond Fontaine, The Flapjacks, and Negara. Come listen and dance to their own take on bossa nova.

El Cuadro Gallo

El Cuadro Gallo offers authentic improvisational as well as modern flamenco guitar, singing, and dance. The group is led by flamenco guitarist Jeff Trapp, an outstanding local talent. Cantaor (singer) Pablito aka Paul Brady brings soulful flamenco vocals inspired and informed by flamenco legend Camaron de la Isla. Brenna "la bruja" throws down with fiery flamenco footwork and dance and Joe Trump keeps the groove on cajon. Together the group reaches for the core of flamenco, the dynamic and ever changing interplay between guitar, singing, dancing and percussion.



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