Latin Jazz Workshops and Showcase
Raul Da Souza Quintet
Wednesday 22 March 2017 from 13:55 to 18:00
Auditorium, Centre des arts, La Grande Boissière
The Centre des arts has the tremendous luck of hosting celebrated trombonist Raul da Souza. Also known as Raulzinho, da Souza has recorded with renowned Brazilian jazz artists Sérgio Mendes, Flora Purim, Airto Moreira, Milton Nascimento, as well as American musicians Sonny Rollins and Cal Tjader. He has also played alongside the jazz/fusion band Caldera. A native of Rio de Janeiro, Raul da Souza has become one of the greatest trombone players in the world, having recorded nine albums, and won numerous national and international awards. Also a prolific composer, da Souza’s music is a blend of Latin jazz, soul and funk.
Raul da Souza will lead two Latin jazz workshops at the Centre des arts, as well as a showcase concert with the Raul Da Souza Quintet.