Acclaimed singer/songwriter Fleurine is back at Zinc with her Boys from Brazil to showcase songs from her new CD “Brazilian Dream.” She’s supported by Vitor Goncalves on accordion, Ian Faquini on guitar, Itaiguiarra Brandao on bass and Rogerio Boccato on Percussion. Showtime at 10:30 PM. Tickets: $20 at door.
For her brand new release “Brazilian Dream,” Fleurine composed all the music on guitar and found herself a dream band made up out of up and coming, and some well established Brazilian musicians on the New York Jazz scene, some of whom she has collaborated with for many years like Vitor Goncalves on piano and accordion, Chico Pinheiro on electric guitar, Eduardo Belo on bass, Ian Faquini on acoustic guitar and Rogerio Boccato on percussion a.k.a. Boys from Brazil. Some familiar American boys were added to the mix, Chris Potter on Flutes and Saxes and Brad Mehldau on Fender Rhodes and piano to complete the dream.
“Brazilian Dream” showcases 8 brand new contemporary tunes based on deeply Brazilian grooves like bossa, baiao and samba and infused with plenty of Jazz. “Brazilian Dream” also boasts beautiful horn and string arrangements by Rafael Piccolotto de Lima.