Mario Bakuna Band – Getz/Gilberto

Mario Bakuna Band – Getz/Gilberto

Saturday, 10 February 2024, 8.30pm

On Saturday 10 February, Arthur’s Blues & Jazz Club, located at 28 Thomas Street, Dublin, will host an event dedicated to the legacy of two monumental figures in the world of jazz and bossa nova: American saxophonist Stan Getz and Brazilian guitarist João Gilberto. This event is poised to offer attendees a unique experience through the celebration of the iconic album “Getz/Gilberto,” renowned for its pivotal role in popularising bossa nova globally and its status as one of the best-selling jazz records of all time.

“Getz/Gilberto,” recorded in 1963, not only achieved commercial success, selling over one million copies but also garnered critical acclaim. It was honored with the Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Album and made history by becoming the first non-American album to win Album of the Year in 1965. The event promises an evening filled with the harmonic richness of this celebrated album, providing a captivating auditory journey for the audience.

Mario Bakuna, a London-based Brazilian composer, singer, and guitarist with two decades of professional experience, specializes in Afro-Brazilian music, Samba, Jazz, and Bossa Nova. Bakuna is a prominent figure in Brazilian Music in England and has performed across Europe with notable artists, delivering sold-out shows and receiving high acclaim for his albums “Where Rio de Janeiro Meets Bahia” and “Brazilian Landscapes.” His expertise and emotional expression through music have been widely recognized.

Roberto Manzin, born in Rome into a family of musicians, has established himself as a formidable saxophonist since his early years playing in Milan’s music clubs. His career has seen collaborations with a range of international artists, contributing to his reputation as a sought-after session player. Manzin’s versatility and skill have taken him to music festivals and prestigious venues across Europe, making him a respected name in the jazz and session music scene.

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Published by The Journal of Music on 6 February 2024

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