CPFJ Spring Concert

Pollock Center - Samba Jazz w/ Duduka Da Fonseca, 340 North 21st Street, Camp Hill, PA

Duduka Da Fonseca Trio Featuring Maucha Adnet “Samba Jazz & Tom Jobim"   Featuring Helio Alves - Piano Martin Wind - Bass Duduka Da Fonseca - 3-Time Grammy® Nominated Brazilian Drummer Maucha Adnet - Vocals  Duduka Da Fonseca Trio featuring vocalist Maucha Adnet perform at the opening Spring Concert for the Central PA Friends of Jazz - Samba Jazz, the Music of Tom Jobim.  This concert is held in the beautiful Pollock Center for the Arts, 340 North 21st Street, Camp Hill PA (just off the Hwy 15 bypass at 21st St.)  All seating is general admission - doors open at 2:30pm. Brazilian musicians, Maucha and Duduka both worked for Jobim and are true exponents of the art of bossa nova, samba and beyond.  Accompanying them will be the gifted Brazilian pianist Helio Alves and muti-faceted bassist Martin Wind.  Please come to the Pollock Center and enjoy these amazing players. Born in Rio de Janeiro, Duduka Da Fonseca has appeared on over 200 albums alongside American Jazz icons as well as Brazilian Jazz Icons, making him one of the most recorded Brazilian drummers in this idiom.  Duduka last played for CPFJ a a member of the Rufus Reid Trio at the Allen Theatre in Annville six years ago. “Duduka is a fantastic drummer, he has worked with me and I love the way he plays.” Antonio Carlos Jobim, Rio de Janeiro, Spring 94"Da Fonseca divulges a keen awarness of where Brazilian jazz has been and where it's headed."Todd Jenkins, Down Beat  “Da Fonseca embodies the pulse of a Brazilian Samba School with a full-set reverie, a percussive wall of sound that seems to come at you from all angles"Ken Micallef, Modern Drummer Magazine “Drummer Da Fonseca perhaps the best Brazilian trap drummer of his generation, plays  with uncommon mix of finesse and drive.”Mark Holston, Jazziz“Duduka Da Fonseca had the flowing beat doing his bidding, making one dance while sitting down. A master of “Brasilient” rhythms, he is equally capable of grooving a jazz 4/4 with his great, loosey-goosey swing.”Ira Gitler, American jazz historian and journalist.