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BOSSABRASIL Presents Marcos Valle with Special Guests Paula and Jaques Morelenbaum
This magical collaboration of MARCOS VALLE and PAULA & JAQUES
MORELENBAUM , direct from Rio in Brazil, hold up the tradition of the
era of Bossa Nova and Samba, bringing melodic genius and fabulous
infectious swinging Brazilian rhythms . PAULA was a vocalist with the
JOBIM band for years before going out on her own to great acclaim. Her
husband, JAQUES is a renowned cellist who graces the Birdland stage for
the first time along with the other great artists in the Band , talented
Vocalist Patricia Alves, top Brazilian bassist Itaiguara Brandao on
bass, exciting Trumpeter Jesse Sadoc and famed Drummer Renato Masssa
from Brazil plus talented jazz guitarist
Roni Ben-Hur.

MARCOS VALLE – THE CHARISMATIC COMPOSER, KEYBOARDIST, SINGER, HAS HAD
A 50-YEAR CAREER, FOLLOWING IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF THE JOBIM/LYRA
GENERATION WITH OVER 500 SONGS TO HIS CREDIT COMPOSED AND RECORDED BY
THE GREATS SARAH VAUGHAN, CHICAGO, DIZZY GILLESPIE, OSCAR PETERSON,
RAMSEY LEWIS, DAVE BRUBECK, TOOTS THIELEMANS, JAY Z, KANYE WEST AND SO
MANY MORE . SOME OF HIS HITS INCLUDE “SUMMER SAMBA”, “THE FACE I
LOVE’, AND “BATUCADA” KNOWN AROUND THE WORLD .

VALLE IS ALSO AN EXCITING COMPOSER/SINGER AND KEYBOARDOST WHO HAS TOURED
THE WORLD MANY TIMES WITH HIS BAND TO SOLD-OUT AUDIENCES BRINGING HIS
SPECIAL BRAND OF MUSIC COMBINING BOSSA NOVA, POP , AND OTHER BRAZILIAN
RHYTHMS, INCLUDING LONDON’S BARBICAN HALL, THE BLUE NOTE IN JAPAN,
CIRQUE D’HIVER IN PARIS. HIS “SONGBOOK” CONSISTING OF 26 HITS HAS
RECORDINGS BY TOP ARTISTS, CAETANO VELOSO, MARIA BETHANIA, CHICO BARQUE,
EUMIR DEODATO, AND MORE.

PAULA MORELENBAUM AND HUSBAND JAQUES, CELLIST, (ARRANGER/PRODUCER) ARE
CONNOISSEURS OF BOSSA NOVA HAVING WORKED TEN YEARS WITH ANTONIO CARLOS
JOBIM IN HIS BRILLIANAT ‘NOVA BANDA’ BAND AFTER WHICH THEY WENT AND
FOLLOWED THEIR OWN CAREERS.

PAULA HAS RECORDED MANY CD’S OF ACCLAIM INCLUDING “TELECOTECO”
WHICH WAS NOMINATED FORA ‘BRAZILIAN MUSIC AWARD” AND A LATIN
GRAMMY. SHE RECORDED SEVERAL TIMES WITH FAMES PIANIST/COMPOSER RYUICHI
SAKAMOTO“…ALSO “SAMBA PRELUDIO” WITH PIANIST RALF SCHMID AND
TRUMPETER JOO KRAUS BRIDGING GERMAN AND BRAZILIAN CULTURES WITH
BEAUTIFUL MELODIES.

TOGETHER WITH JAQUES SHE HAS RECORDED MANY IMPORTANT PROJECTS .
RECENTLY , THEY RECORDED “PAULA E JAQUES MORELENBAUM LIVE IN ITALIA
OMMAGIO A JOBIM” . THEY HAVE PERFORMED AT MAJOR VENUES AROUND THE
WORLD, MOST IMPORTANTLY, CARNEGIE HALL WHERE THE NEW YORK TIMES WROTE
“…DELIVERED JOBIM’S SONGS WITH A SENSE OF ALMOST HOLY RAPTURE.”

JAQUES HAS ALSO COLLABORATED AS CELLIST, ARRANGER, PRODUCER WITH
GILBERTO GIL, CAETANO VELOSO, EGBERTO GISMONTI, GAL COSTA RYUICHI
SAKAMOTO, OMAR SOSA, HENRI SSLAVADOR, STING, AMONG OTHERS.

PAT PHILIPS- STRATTA MAINTAINS GREAT INTEREST IN THE THIS MUSIC OF
BRASIL WHICH SHE AND ETTORE STRATTA , HER PARTNER AND HUSBAND PRESENTED
FOR MANY YEARS. PHILIPS CONTINUES ON THIS PATH.

BOSSABRASIL AT BIRDLAND WILL BE A SPECIAL COLLABORATION OF SOME OF
BRAZIL’S MOST IMPORTANT ARTISTS.