Past Events
Midday Jazz
Mauricio de Souza and Bossa Brasil CD Release
January 11, 2017
1:00 P.M.
 
Midday Jazz Midtown is an ongoing jazz program for the midtown community. Concerts take place in the Sanctuary of Saint Peter's Church and are presented by Midtown Arts Common in cooperation with Saint Peter's Church. Ronny Whyte is the producer.

Wednesdays, 1:00 P.M - 2:00 P.M.

A suggested $10.00 donation to offset production costs may be given at the door.

About the musicians

Mauricio de Souza and Bossa Brasil celebrate the release of their new CD at Midday Jazz Midtown! Born in Brasília, Brazil, Maurício de Souza is a jazz drummer who easily performs in both traditional jazz and Brazilian jazz styles. His good taste and finesse have allowed him to play in numerous settings with various accomplished musicians. De Souza was a pupil of world renowned jazz drummer Joe Morello. He has also studied with Ney Rosauro and distinguished all-round percussion teacher Glenn Weber. Aside from the inspiration of Mr. Morello, other influential performers include Buddy Rich, Airto Moreira, Dave Weckl, Roy Haynes, and Bill Stewart.