Featuring the internationally renown singers Ana Gazzola & Sonia Santos, Brasil Brazil Show delivers all the style, rhythm and flavor of Brazilian music and culture. With strong rhythmic African roots these two experienced vocalists have put together a band of top quality musicians from the North and South of Brazil, with an exciting stage show.
While performing the most well known Brazilian standards, their contemporary arrangements present all the rhythms and faces of this colorful and tropical culture. With a variety of unique, authentic percussion instruments, the audience is both entertained and educated about Brazil. The band is outfitted in bright yellow and green costumes and the production has the joyful feel of Carnaval.
The music, tinged with jazz and spiced with Latin and African drumming, creates an uplifting experience of awesome proportions.
Ana Gazzola was born in the city of Caxias do Sul in the southern-most Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul. Growing up in a musical family, Ana and her two sisters and brother all played guitar and sang along with her mother. Lithe, melodic and engaging, Ana Gazzola brings her native Brazil and worldly-wise showmanship to every song her supple alto embraces.
Her solo CD's , features many of her compositions performed in a very unique style.
"Ana Gazzola is long, graceful and Gazelle-like. Her voice is like a filmy-silk scarf, Lightly clinging around a note, a lyric. It is a unique involving, embracing warming voice."
Lynnel George / L. A. Times
"SONIA SANTOS brings a rare pleasure and feeling of happiness to the stage as has never been done before”. That is truly her most important accomplishment and what makes this warming heart and very talented lady a star."
(Leonard Fedher - Los Angeles Times)
With her lusty, powerful voice, Sonia Santos is sure to give a performance full of passion color and over-flowing energy. Originally from Rio de Janeiro, Sonia came to live in Los Angeles, already a well established and experienced performer. She recorded several albums in Brasil.
Her first solo CD in USA was called “Sorte” (Luck in english) The music, upbeat with original compositions expressing Sonia’s strong spiritual beliefs of respect, love and peace.
If you've never been to Rio, this show had to be the next best thing!
AAA"Brasil Brazil is gentle and raucous, tribal and elegant, exciting and exotic, and always fun".Leta Robert Kreutzer The Press Enterprise - Redlands/ CA
"Gazzola and Santos have developed a musical formula based on a slick, well-crafted display of movement and music.Their vocal togetherness as brightly colored as their outfits".Don Heckman Los Angeles Times/ CA
"Combining phenomenal energy and technique with a deep and abiding respect for tradition"The Mendocino Beacon/ CA
"Infectious rhythms, tasty arrangements, cool harmonies, and mesmerizing blend of the two sultry voices are what this vocal duo is about".Patricia Albela LA Jazz Scene/ CA
"The dynamic duo, Sonia Santos and Ana Gazzola blend vocally with charm and grace. Their energetic vocals and interesting arrangements spark enthusiasm to the crowd".Ellen Johnson The Jazz Zone - Singer magazine/ CA
"Taking on more theatrical aspects of brazilian music, Sonia Santos and Ana Gazzola from Brasil Brazil. The duo was jubilant, inspiring the crowd to dance and sing alone".Chris J. Walker LA's Jazz Paper/ CA
"With a lavish splash of color this happy ensemble educates and entertains with the best of Brazilian Jazz".Mark Bialczak Herald American Post/ NY
"If you've never been to Rio, this show had to be the next best thing".Betty Francis The Desert Sun/ CA
We will be posting our upcoming shows for 2024. Happy Hollidays
BRASIL BRAZIL SHOW.
13755 Fiji Way, Marina Del Rey/ CA.
From 1 PM to 4 PM
FOGO DE CHÃO.
623 Spectrum Center Dr, Irvine, CA 92618
Phone: (949) 398-1500
Stars at 5:00 PM
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