Brasil ’66 & Beyond Jazz Orquestra

Recorded in Walnut Creek, CA 2015 – ‘Brasil ‘66 & Beyond’ pays tribute to Sergio Mendes and MPB (Música Popular Brasileira) during the 60’s bossa nova wave. Vocalists and musicians engage with signature songs by artists Sergio Mendes & Brasil ’66, along with music by Jobim, Chico Buarque, Jorge Ben, Edu Lobo, Milton Nascimento and others.

Lead vocals Lisa Andrea Torres; backup/lead vocals Sandy Cressman; guitar/backup vocals –Ian Faquini; backup trombone/vocals–Joe Finetti; piano/keyboard-Anne Sajdera; flute/sax-Mary Fettig; bass-Scott Thompson; drums-Phil Thompson; percussion-Brian Rice.