Having been described as ‘one of Brazil’s best kept musical secrets’ by National Public Radio, veteran Brazilian Bossa nova singer and guitarist Wanda Sa and her former teacher, renowned Bossa Nova pioneer Roberto Menescal brought Bossa Nova to Milan as part of the first round of the 2015 Aperitivo in Concerto.

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Wanda Sa

 

The festival, currently in its thirtieth year of existence hosted Swingueira at the Teatro Manzoni on January 18. This special occasion being the first of its kind in Italy, allowed the two ‘inventors’ of Bossa Nova to treat patrons with graceful executions of Brazilian traditional music, while being supported by noteworthy companions pianist Adraino Souza, bassist Adriano Giffoni and drummer Joao Cortez. 

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Aperitivo in Concerto Official Website (Brazil)

Wanda Sa on Allmusic

Roberto Menescal Official Page