Hermeto Pascoal e Grupo (BRA)





There have been few musicians to ever reach the stature of Hermeto Pascoal. A true maestro and a cultural icon, he represents the highest level of musical evolution; as a multi-instrumentalist, as a composer, and as an arranger. Once described by Miles Davis as “the most impressive musician in the world”, there is good reason (beyond his appearance) why he is known as "O Bruxo" (the Wizard).

One of Brazil’s greatest musical sons, Hermeto Pascoal has forged a career on cutting free-flowing jazz with the groovy styles native to his homeland. When Pascoal and Miles combined forces in the early 1970s, on Miles Davis’s 1971 album Live-Evil, it was Davis who wanted to record the Brazilian’s songs and not the other way around.

Pascoal has performed in Copenhagen before, at Montmartre, Jazzhouse and the Copenhagen Jazz Festival in 2005, and now for the first time in 13 years, he is back to celebrate his musical legacy and the 40th edition of the jazz fes...

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Line up:
  • Hermeto Pascoal: keyboard, accordion, teapot, bass flute, his skeleton, cup of water...
  • Itiberê Zwarg: electric bass and percussion
  • 
André Marques: piano, flute and percussion
  • 
Jota P.: saxes and flutes
  • 
Fábio Pascoal: percussion and stage direction

  • Ajurinã Zwarg: drums and percussion

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