Jambar Presents Cjc's 25th Anniversary Celebration! Marcos Silva Quartet at California Jazz Conservatory
Wed, September 14, 2022
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As part of our 25th Anniversary celebration, composer-arranger, educator and Grammy nominee Marcos Silva will present a set of original, invigorating Brazilian music. Marcos has taught here since the very beginning and we are so lucky to have him head the Brazilian Music Department here at the CJC!
Pianist, composer, arranger, producer and educator Marcos Silva performs worldwide. Nominated for two Grammys, he toured with many artists, including Paquito D’Rivera, Bud Shank, Claudio Roditi, Raul de Souza, Toninho Horta, Leny Andrade, Edu Lobo, Emilio Santiago, Dori Caymmi and many more. Marcos was musical director for Flora Purim and Airto Moreira for 24 years. He wrote arrangements for Dizzy Gillespie’s band and replaced Gil Evans as composer-arranger of Airto’s Spiritual Mass with a 63 piece orchestra in Germany. He is sought after as a producer of CDs, including two of his own. Marcos heads the Brazilian Music Department at the California Jazz Conservatory in Berkeley....