3 Meetup Groups match “Brazilian Jazz” near Santa Monica, CA
Jazz in the City is a group for local jazz aficionados, which introduces you to the finest musicians performing at some of the most elegant venues this city has to offer. The group’s organizers, In Touch Entertainment, manage, book and produce both established and up-and-coming recording artists, so we have our finger on the pulse of the jazz scene!We started this group because we want to share our passion for jazz with other fans. However, the group is not exclusively for jazz connoisse …
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This is a group for anyone interested in composing for jazz ensemble. Must read music and understand basic theory - but if not - there are people that can help with that! I started this group because several fellow composers expressed an interest in writing for small and large ensembles and becoming more proficient in advanced music theory and application, writing for the awesome horn section - yep - gotta transpose. And...it's time to create original music for jazz -
Bossa Nova came about from a marriage between Samba rhythms, West Coast Jazz musical approach, poetry and the mid-50's vibe of Brasil, especially in Rio de Janeiro. The musical form gained steam following the partnership between Tom Jobim (composer) and Vinicius de Moraes (poet) (which gave birth to many timeless classic songs like Girl from Ipanema and the classic film Black Orpheus) and Joao Gilberto's revolutionary guitar work, among many other factors. The music found its way to the jazz cir …
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