Rockport Music Presents: Love Songs of the Americas

Rockport Music Presents: Love Songs of the Americas
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Start Date: Feb 17 2011
Location: Shalin Liu Performance Center, 37 Main Street, 8pm



Featuring mezzo soprano Mili Bermejo, pianist Tim Ray, bassist Dan Greenspan and cellist Eugene Friesen.

Mili Bermejo ‘remains one of the most, if not the absolutely most, emotive singer of Latin American jazz currently recording (Cadence). Bermejo and collaborating artists offer a program that includes Spanish, English and Portuguese tangos, bossa nova, Brazilian jazz and popular standards. Celebrating love in all its complicated dimensions, this concert kicks off the release of their album Love Songs of the Americas.

PROGRAM:
Repertoire includes works from both, traditional and from a new generation of composers: Cuba’s Silvio Rodriguez, Brazil’s Egberto Gismonti and Edu Lobo, USA’s Frank Loesser, Argentine, Ariel Ramirez, Alberto Suarez Villanueva, and Carlos Aguirre as well as Uruguay’s Fernando Cabrera and Nando Michelin and Mili Bermejo.

Tickets: $18, $24, $32