Jazz in June - "An Evening in Brazil"

Jun 11 2019 - 5:00pm

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About this event
Jazz in June has become more than just a tradition in Lincoln. It’s a summer standard. Organized by The University of Nebraska–Lincoln with the help of many generous sponsors, the free Tuesday evening series is one of Lincoln’s sublime summer delights. Enjoy the Jazz in June Market, starting at 5 p.m. at 12th & R Streets, and then stroll onto the University of Nebraska–Lincoln campus to listen to great jazz, beginning at 7 p.m. The “Evening in Brazil” ensemble debuted in 2009 in a performance at Utah State University’s new state-of-the-art Performance Hall playing Brazilian music from the Bossa Nova movement.The evening’s program will include a number of classic works by Antônio Carlos Jobim (1927-1994) the Grammy Award-winning Brazilian songwriter, composer, arranger, singer, pianist and guitarist. Music from other composers from the Bossa Nova era will also be presented as well as from other contemporary Brazilian composers, exploring different regional rhythms of Brazil.
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Sheldon Art Garden
12th & R Streets
Lincoln, NE 68588
United States
Phone: 4024724700