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Sonnet of Animal Sapiens

Dernière mise à jour : 30 oct. 2019

Alma Thomas and the Quartet

"Sonnet of Animal Sapiens": Release of the fourth album Celebration of 15 years of career in Brazil.

About the concert

Alma Thomas is a regular voice on the jazz scene in Rio. The singer, songwriter and arranger is a New Yorker based in Rio and has one of the cleanest, most flexible and most prominent voices we've ever heard. Every day with more fans throughout Brazil since his celebrated participation in The Voice Brasil in 2012. Alma uses the voice with dedication and technique similar to that of an instrumentalist and always impresses by the vocal ability.

The show "Sonnet of Animal Sapiens" is a soundtrack inspired by the works of FOSCA, Italian-Dutch artist, and his exhibition "Animal Sapiens". He explores the native rhythms of Brazil through compositions, voice, and piano by Alma Thomas, in collaboration with the producer, pianist, and bassist Pedro Milman and drummer Paulo Diniz. In addition to Alma's quartet, which also includes bassist Augusto Mattoso and Thiago Trajano on guitar, the show will feature Tomaz Soares, and Ubiratã Rodrigues, violins, Jessé Pereira, viola, and David Chew, cello.

With jazzy textures, 100% Brazilian rhythms, lyrics and inventive compositions in Portuguese, Alma honors his current home, Rio de Janeiro, and explores all his transformation linguistically, emotionally and culturally in these 15 years of his career in Brazil.

Cecília Meireles Room

18 apr Fri 8PM

R $ 50.00

Tickets on sale at the box office of Sala Cecília Meireles



Pedro Milman, piano Paulo Diniz, drums Augusto Mattoso, bass Thiago Trajano, guitar


Alma Thomas Look up You and I

Alma Thomas, Bernardo Vilhena, Pedro Milman Sensitivity

Paulo César Pinheiro e Miltinho Scars

Alma Thomas Samba Puppy Maraca Free *

Alma Thomas and Pedro Milman Sub-understanding *

Alma Thomas Bossa Bambu * Samambaião *

Glorinha Gadelha and Sivuca Manga Fair Angry samba

Castro Lose Dengosa

Djavan Maria das Mercedes

Alma Thomas Tucano Bossa

João Donato and Caetano Veloso The frog

Alma Thomas Maracabicho Look Inside

* Participation of: Tomaz Soares, 1st violin Ubiratã Rodrigues, 2nd violin Jessé Pereira, viola David Chew, cello

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