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Marcos Silva Quartet at California Jazz Conservatory

Courtesy of California Jazz Conservatory | Posted on December 28, 2023


California Jazz Conservatory
2087 Addison Street
Berkeley, CA

Marcos Silva Quartet at California Jazz Conservatory


Fri, March 15, 2024
8:00 pm

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Pianist, composer-arranger, educator, and Grammy nominee Marcos Silva will present a set of original, energizing Brazilian music with his favorite musical collaborators. A longtime CJC educator, Marcos has introduced hundreds of students to the brilliance of Brazilian music!

Band Members & Instrumentation:

Marcos Silva – piano, synthesizer
Scott Thompson – bass
Mauricio Zottarelli – drums
Gary Meek – saxophone

Artist Bios:

Pianist, composer, arranger, producer, and educator Marcos Silva performs worldwide. Nominated for a Grammy, he toured with many artists, including Paquito D’Rivera, Bud Shank, Claudio Roditi, Raul de Souza, Toninho Horta, Leny Andrade, Edu Lobo, Emilio Santiago, Dory Caymmi, and many more. Marcos was musicial director for Flora Purim and Airto Moreira for 24 years. He wrote arrangements for Dizzy Gillespie’s band and replaces 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....

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