Brazil Samba Jazz Concert: Raquel Cepeda And Marvio Ciribelli

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Houston based jazz singer Raquel Cepeda is receiving Brasilian pianist Marvio Ciribelli with a fully Brasilian band in Houston in a concert as part of Marvio's US tour.
Marvio Ciribelli, Brasilian pianist and composer from Rio de Janeiro, has more than 15 CDs as part of his discography, was four times participant of the Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland, Marvio has toured around the US, Europe and Asia and has played with multiple important Brasilian and as well as international artists, including the Dutch group Focus.
Marvio comes from the lineage of the precursors of Bossa Nova, as he is directly related to Brasilian singer and composer Lúcio Alves, who was his cousin. In his early years, Marvio was also pupil of other important Brasilian pianists including Luizinho Eça and Antonio Adolfo.
The concert, Brazil Samba Jazz, will be held on Friday May 27 at the Cullen Hall of the University of St Thomas at 7:30 pm.
Travelling from Brasil to be part of this concert is also bass player Adalberto Miranda. Brasilian percussionist and drummer Cassio Duarte will join them from Houston.
Brazil Samba Jazz will be an unforgettable evening listening to authentic Brasilian jazz with Marvio’s contemporary arrangements while seduced by the rhythms of Samba, Bossa Nova and the voice of jazz singer Raquel Cepeda.
Tickets are $25-45 on pre-sale on EventBrite.
This concert is sponsored by Flamart, the Houston Brazilian Arts Association, and the University of St. Thomas.

About Raquel Cepeda:
Based in Houston, Raquel Cepeda is originary from Venezuela. She has recorded 2 CDs, "Juegos de Playa" and her solo CD "I'm Confessin’”, and has participated in projects with other artists including the CD “The Fountainhead” by american trumpet player Kenneth Easton (2014) and "Vogue Samba Jazz" by Brazilian pianist Marvio Ciribelli (releasing in summer 2016). Raquel was the winner of the first place of the “Ucevista Voice Festival” in Venezuela in 1995, writes her own original compositions, and has sang with important figures in jazz including legendary american jazz pianist Ellis Marsalis.
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