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Trio da Paz Celebrates "30"

Only very special collaborations last 30 years, and rarely do they become more exciting and together over the decades. Trio da Paz, however, is one such long-lasting and still lightning band. The team of drummer Eduardo "Duduka" Da Fonseca, guitarist Romero Lubambo and bassist Nilson Matta, all Brasilian jazzmen of New York City, is just as dashing today as when the three first met in 1985...

Read more or buy the new CD at ZOHO Music

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Grammy Nominees 2017

Best Latin Jazz Album   

Will Friedwald - Wall Street Journal  - 2015    “...At the center of it all is Nilson Matta, who is both an outstanding bassist and an exceptional maestro, to employ another overused term.  As a bandleader, he has an inmate sense of orchestration, of flow, of sequence, of music space and time....”

Jazz Da Gama -  “EAST SIDE RIO DRIVE”   *****“...feel·ing (fee-ling): a function or the power of perceiving by touch. A particular sensation of this kind: a feeling of warmth. The general state of consciousness considered independently of particular sensations, thoughts, etc. Readily affected by emotion; sympathetic; a feeling heart; Indicating or characterized by emotion… So how does Nilson Matta set about creating feelings? To read the full article, click here

Downbeat Magazine - Ken Micallef  ****1/2 “A modern master of contemporary Brazilian music, bassist/composer Nilson Matta...”

http://www.downbeat.com/digitaledition/2015/DB1506/single_page_view/72.html

BRAZILIAN VOYAGE SEPTEMBER EVENTS

 
 

BRAZILIAN JAZZ GREAT NISLON MATTA

September 2, 2018

Linda Herback

Maverick Concerts, Music, Feature Post   

Performances:

Brazilian jazz great Nilson Matta wowed a sold out audience at Maverick Concerts last night. Accompanied by Dario Eskenasi on piano,  Jorge Continentino on saxophone and flute and Marcello Pelliterri on drums, Matta’s incomparable bass,  with a side trip nod to Charlie Mingus, was a tour of Brazilian music from the early 1900s to present day.

https://cometowoodstock.com/brazilian-jazz-great-nilson-matta-photos/

NILSON MATTA’S BRAZILIAN VOYAGE QUARTET

Special Guest; Anne Dummond

Dario Eskinazi - piano

Craig Handy - Tenor & flute

Duduka da Fonseca - drums

Kitano Jazz Club - NYC

NILSON MATTA’S BRAZILIAN VOYAGE TRIO with

Dario Eskinazi - piano

Mercello Pellltteri - drums

Anne Drummond & Nilson Matta

SOFAR Concert    - Brooklyn NYC

September 13th, 2018