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Maracujaz Brazilian Music Live at Ras Dashen!

When: Sun., Dec. 26, 7 p.m. and Sun., Jan. 2, 7 p.m. 2011

Maracujaz is a musical journey to Brazil! Vocalist Leanne Araya studied with Bobby McFerrin and performed on “Oprah”, at the Lincoln Center, and as a soloist with the Chicagoland Pops Orchestra. Vocalist-bassist/founder Jim Reynard performed with Arturo Martinez, Otis Day and members of TMBG and Lisa Loeb’s Nine Lives, and composed the music for the film, “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 ensemble Common Tones and performed with acid jazz greats, Orange Alert. Maracujaz delivers a moving show!

Price: free