Lopa Kothari - A Brazilian session recorded in Sao Paulo
Lopa Kothari introduces a session with Brazilian folk musicians recorded in Sao Paulo. Music from the group Clareira, a selection of young performers, and DJ Tudo and his band.
Coinciding with the Olympics, Lopa Kothari travels to Brazil to introduce a session with Brazilian folk and popular musicians, recorded recently in SÃ£o Paulo. The group Clareira led by legendary pianist Benjamim Taubkin opens the show, exploring Afro-Brazilian influences fused with contemporary jazz; then, an ensemble put together for this session showcasing the young talent emerging from the 'Paulista' scene, featuring accordion, violin, guitar and percussion; and musician and researcher Alfredo Bello, aka DJ Tudo and his band close this varied musical landscape, mixing melodies and rhythms from around Brazil with electronica and rock, giving it a modern and urban touch.