Só Danço Samba! Getting my first (and last) samba dancing lesson from Samba Jazz East singer Angelita Li during our performance at Java Jazz, in front of thousands of aghast people. “Okay now, we move the left foot forward…..yeeeeess…….now we put the weight on the left foot…….CAREFUL!!!…….yeeeesss……now we move the left foot……ooooops…….”
I am from Hamburg, Germany. Hamburg is a proud town but there is something that just didn’t work out so well…… the construction of the Elbphilharmonie. The Elbphilharmonie is an ultra-modern concert venue that is being built in the old port, a very prestigious project. The problem is that it is taking much longer than […]
My new band SAMBA JAZZ EAST just performed in Hong Kong and in Jakarta at the Java Jazz Festival. A great band featuring Angelita Li – vocals, João Marcos Mascarenhas – piano, Scott Dodd – bass and Adriano Santos – drums. Hoping for lots of gigs for this project.