MIJF: Jobim's Masterpieces - From Ipanema To The World
- Date: Saturday, 10 June 2017, 7:30pm
- Venue: Melbourne Recital Centre — Cnr Southbank Blvd & Sturt St, Southbank, VIC
- Series: This event is part of the Melbourne International Jazz Festival 2017 series
- Tickets: A Reserve - Full: $79 / Conc.: $71 | B Reserve - Full: $71 / Conc.: $61 (booking fees apply) — Tickets can be purchased online or by phone on (03) 9699 3333
featuring Vince Jones and the Orquestra do Brasil.
Music Director Doug de Vries.
After the stunning sold-out success of Van Morrison’s Masterpieces at the 2016 MIJF, Australia’s leading jazz vocalist, Vince Jones, returns with an unmissable tribute to iconic Brazilian composer, pianist and songwriter, Antônio “Tom” Carlos Jobim.
A founder of the bossa-nova style, Jobim’s 1965 mega-hit The Girl from Ipanema fuelled the craze for Brazilian-inspired music that swept the world. The genius behind some of the world’s biggest jazz and pop hits of all time, Jobim has been an enduring influence on subsequent generations, and was much admired for his collaborations with the likes of Frank Sinatra, Stan Getz and João Gilberto.
A remarkable interpreter of songs in a contemporary jazz style, Vince Jones is joined by an all-Australian lineup in the specially-formed “Orquestra do Brasil” to reimagine the smooth and sensuous sounds of Brazil’s favourite composer.
Vince Jones - voice / trumpet
Doug de Vries - guitar
Matt McMahon - piano
Gideon Brazil - flute
Al Parsons - trombone
Jorge Albequerque - bass
Alastair Kerr - drums
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