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Tamandua

  • Kew Court House 188 High Street Kew, VIC, 3101 Australia (map)

DATE: Fri, 27 May 2016

TIME: 8:00pm | COST: $25

LOCATION: Kew Court House, 188 High Street, Kew, VIC 3101

ENQUIRIES: kch@boroondara.vic.gov.au

Choro has been dubbed the ‘New Orleans Jazz of Brazil’ – it lies in the heart of Brazil’s musical culture. As the urban music of Brazil it is vibrant, highly virtuosic with European and African influences interwoven in a lively and fascinating musical genre. Tamandua is joined by Tamil Rogeon (The Raah Project) for a one-off collaboration at Kew Court House.

Having all studied music in Brazil, the members of Tamandua are experts in the field. They bring a fresh, contemporary approach with a line-up of flute, 7 string guitar, cavaquinho, drum kit and percussion, playing music from the complete gamut of choro; 19th century to world premieres. Fast, energetic and addictive, Tamandua play with a true Brazilian instinct. They just know how to swing it.