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Grupo Falso Baiano
Ensemble

Contact
Brian Moran


Address
5705 Jordan Ave
El Cerrito, CA, 94530
Phone
415.722.9042

Additional Info
Year Founded
2004
Repertoire
Jazz, World Music
Size
Variable
Instrumentation
Mixed

Grupo Falso Baiano is a choro group that offers a window into the history and diverse culture of Brazil. Choro is one of Brazil's earliest popular musics, dating back to the late 1800s, and, similar to jazz, it reflects the melding of African rhythms with a melodic and harmonic structure closely resembling Baroque Classical music. G.F.B.'s exploration of choro spans nearly 100 years, including everything from the traditional to more contemporary versions and jazz influenced reinterpretations. In addition to performing and touring, Grupo Falso Baiano has worked in collaboration with the Pasadena Pops, Around the World Music Program, Young Audiences of Northern CA, and Youth in Arts, to bring choro and Brazilian music to students everywhere.

Events

August 3, 2013
7:30 PM
SF Jazz Center
San Francisco, CA