Apart of the Kids Jazz Concert Series put on by the WBGO jazz radio station, Mauricio de Souza will give a talk on Bossa Nova. He will explain how American jazz influenced Brazilian music and how the two were combined to create the genre. Musicians will demonstrate how their instruments work and fit into the music.

Mauricio de Souza

Mauricio de Souza

They will perform examples of Bossa Nova, Samba & Baiao & explain where these styles originated. The event will take place on Saturday, October 6 at Clinton Elementary School, 27 Berkshire Road, Maplewood, NJ.