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A New Crowdfunding Opportunity

The Lullaby Project is the first recording by Felipe Salles’ Interconnections Ensemble. Felipe is a Brazilian jazz musician (saxophone) and composer who is a professor at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Felipe Salles (at Regattabar)

If you click on the link to The Lullaby Project above, you can read more about the project and contribute to it as well. I have had the privilege of seeing Felipe perform and know how good he is. I hope you will consider contributing to the worthy project as well.

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Afro-Latin Jazz Show Rocks Regattabar

It may seem odd to say that a jazz show of any style rocked, but that’s exactly what Alex Alvear and Mango Blue did at Regattabar on Friday evening.

Alex Alvear

Alex Alvear

There were many people dancing at the back of the room, so obviously many felt the same as I did. Most of us who remained seated contributed by doing some chair dancing.

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Marvelous Blend of African Music And Jazz

I love both African music and jazz; Felipe Salles integrated the two styles to create something new and exhilarating!

Felipe Salles

Felipe Salles

Felipe and his band held a CD release show at Regattabar last night and I was fortunate to be in the audience for the excellent show.

Felipe

Felipe

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