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Maracujaz Brazilian Music Live at Ras Dashen

When: Sun., Nov. 14, 7 p.m. 2010

Maracujaz is a journey to Brazil, with tunes by such greats as Gil, Caymmi, and Caetano. Vocalist-violinist Andrea Else plays diverse styles like Afrobeat and jazz. Vocalist-bassist/founder Jim Reynard performed with Arturo Martinez, Otis Day and members of They Might Be Giants and Lisa Loeb’s Nine Lives, and composed the music for films like “A Batalha dos Anjos Malditos.” Guitarist Kevin Claxton participated in master classes with world-renowned guitarists including members of the L.A. Guitar Quartet. Percussionist Sean Jelinek leads the jazz ensemble Common Tones and performed with acid jazz greats, Orange Alert. Maracujaz delivers a moving show!

Price: free

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