Please join us on Saturday, March 18 when Avonova presen Ricardo Peixoto and Duo Violao ts Brasil. The show starts at 8 PM and the admission is $20. Doors open at 7:15 PM.
Bay Area-based Brazilian guitarist Ricardo Peixoto returns to Avonova alongside Rio de Janeiro-based guitarists Rogério Souza and Edinho Gerber (Duo Violão Brasil). The trio will be performing new arrangements of music by Pixinguinha and Radamés Gnattali as well as original compositions, and well traditional popular Brazilian music repertoire.
Duo Violão Brasil
A master of 6- and 7-string guitars, Rogério Souza is one of the foremost representatives of music from Rio de Janeiro. He has worked as musical director and producer with a multitude of world-class Brazilian musicians, including Baden Powell, Paulinho da Viola, Sivuca, Ney Matogrosso, Altamiro Carrilho, João Bosco, Paulo Moura, Ivan Lins, Guinga, and Turíbio Santos. Rogério performs regularly throughout Latin America, the United States, Europe, and Asia.
The son of a Brazilian mother and an American father, guitarist/composer Edinho Gerber possesses a rich musical vocabulary developed in the two countries. Navigating effortlessly between the genres of choro, jazz, samba, and blues, he is always in search of the intersection points within his dual cultural identity. A staple in the Chicago music scene for many years he currently resides and performs regularly in Rio de Janeiro.