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Bossa Nova & Beyond with Nilson Matta’s Brazilian Voyage Quintet at Southampton Arts Center
June 1, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm$15
SATURDAY, JUNE 1 | 7 PM | $20 ($15 for Friends of SAC)
NILSON MATTA’S BRAZILIAN VOYAGE QUINTET – Bossa Nova and Beyond!
With Nilson Matta on bass, Helio Alves on piano, John Snauwaert on sax, Marcello Pelliteri on drums, and vocalist Debora Watts.
Nilson Matta returns to SAC with his quintet and a very special vocalist for a night of Bossa Nova.
Matta is a pioneer in the art of playing Brazilian Jazz on acoustic bass. Nilson studied at Federal University of Rio de Janeiro UFRJ, and is considered one of the greatest bassist in the world. Since moving to New York City he has performed and recorded with renowned musicians such as Yo Yo Ma, Joe Henderson, Paul Winter, Nancy Wilson, Herbie Mann, Don Pullen, Trio da Paz, Gato Barbieri, and many others. Nilson is also a 2017 Grammy nominee.
Nilson Matta’s Brazilian Voyage has been touring all over the world. Matta will be accompanied by Helio Alves on piano, John Snauwaert on sax, Marcello Pelliteri on drums, and special guest vocalist Debora Watts. The quintet will perform Nilson’s originals mixed with Brazilian song book standards. It will literally take the audience on an exciting Brazilian Voyage!