On International Jazz Day 2018, the U.S. Consulate in Rio de Janeiro and Legacy and Alchemy LLC again convened Rio's international community at the historic TEATRO RIVAL PETROBRAS in the Cinelandia area in downtown Rio de Janeiro to to celebrate and learn about jazz and its roots, future and impact; raise awareness of the need for intercultural dialogue and mutual understanding; and reinforce international cooperation and communication.
Alexandra Jackson, her Producers Robert Hebert and Larry Williams, and an all-star group of Brazilian and American musicians: Arthur Maia, Teo Lima, Pretinho da Serrinha, Andre Siqueira, Joao Castilho, David Feldman, Rodrigo Tavares, Marcelo Martins and Jesse Sadoc joined the International Jazz Day festivities.The assembled audience alsol celebrated the release of: ”Alexandra Jackson: Legacy & Alchemy”, and honored the legendary guests from the album, including Dona Ivone Lara, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Miles Davis, Al Jarreau, Oscar Castro-Neves, Ivan Lins and Carlinhos Brown. Ms. Jackson presented the World Premiere original recordings: “Corcovado” — featuring Miles Davis, Antonio Carlos Jobim & Ivan Lins; “All One” — featuring Al Jarreau, Larry Williams & Oscar Casto-Neves; and the Carlinhos Brown song: “Veleiros Negros”.
In a special acknowledgment … Ms. Jackson and special guest Pretinho da Serrinha performed the late great Dona Ivone Lara’s “Sonho Meu” and “Força da Imaginação.”
In this video are:
Larry Williams: Musical Director and Keyboards
Teo Lima: Drums
Arthur Maia: Bass
Andre Siqueira: Percussion
Joao Castilho: Guitar
David Feldman: Keyboards
and Jesse Sadoc: Featured soloist on trumpet
ALEXANDRA JACKSON: LEGACY & ALCHEMY is now available on iTunes, Spotify, Amazon, and CD Baby
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