João Gilberto, great pioneer and father of Bossa Nova in Brazil in the late fifties, is the focus of this special concert performed on guitar and vocals by Mario Bakuna. Featuring reinterpretations and Mario’s own compositions, we will be treated to traditional elements of samba, syncopated rhythms of plucked chords, along with more contemporary jazz. In Brazil, Mario Bakuna has played alongside the trombonist Itacir Bocato, guitarist Renato Consorte, and pianist Nelson Aires, just to name a few. He now resides in London.
Visit Mario's website.
Doors will open at 6.30pm.