Total Refreshment Centre Brazilian Carnival!
Sat 24 Aug
We’re excited to welcome Total Refreshment Centre for an Afro-Brazilian music bank holiday takeover on Saturday 24 August!
Hot selections all night, starting off with some Banda Black Rio… Live!!!
***** Aleh Ferreira (Banda Black Rio) ******
Aleh is a Brazilian singer and composer from Rio de Janeiro who contributed in reviving the Banda Black Rio with Wilian Magalhaes, a Brazilian jazz-funk band originally formed in 1976 by Wilian’s father.
He also gained attention co-producing Cassiano’s album, considered the precursor of soul Brazilian music together with Tim Maia!
OG in the house basically…
His quintet will be joined by a wicked horn section to power the infectious grooves of Banda Black Rio’s compositions.
***** Carvela *****
With feet planted firmly in the traditions of Afro-Brazilian music, Caravela’s heart is full of the soaring creativity and fervour that comes with improvised jazz. Weaving impressionistic Portuguese melodies around vibrant South American and West African-inspired rhythms, their music is sensitive and full of passion, energy and life.
***** Lex Blondin (TRC/Church Of Sound) *****
***** Tim Garcia (Musica Macondo/Jazz Fm) *****