Brilliant Brazil – Luiz Morais Sextet

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Last Show: Wednesday 31 st July 2019

PizzaExpress Jazz Club (Soho)

They are back! Sold out notices in February at Dean Street and the audience yelling for more and more, makes this summer night return of the band Brilliant Brazil, a must get to concert. The Luiz Morais Sextet are one of the most talked about and consistently sold out Brazillian performers in London at top venues including Crazy Coqs, PizzaExpress Live Holborn and The Other Palace Studio. They entertain with the classic music of Urban Rio. Brilliant Brazil perform classic melodies from Villa-Lobos & Antonio Carlos Jobim, including well know favourites “One Note Samba”and “The Girl from Ipanema” and more, plus compelling music from many other South American music masters, together with their original compositions.

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“ A unique and truly exciting performance experience”

Gilberto Gil

The Luiz Morais Sextet, with the voice of Gabrielle Kozyra – “the best Brazillian Music singer in London” -The Hoste Of Jazz, embrace seductive vocals, supported by Luiz on 7-string guitar with the rhythmic Rachel Hayter on flutes, with, piano, bass and percussion.

Born in the North East of Brazil,  guitar player, arranger and composer Luiz Morais has been playing the guitar from a young age. Immersed in the vibrant Brazilian musical culture, he built his strong musical foundations playing rhythms such as Samba, Choro and Bossa Nova as well as the iconic North Eastern rhythm of Forró.

Luiz graduated in Popular Music from the University of Rio de Janeiro and can count among his teachers great masters of Brazilian guitar such as  Carrilho, Braga & Gnattali

Brilliant Brazil return to Dean Street  for another party of toe tapping, hip swaying, finger popping samba, bossa nova and choro music.