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June 27, 2007

Brazilian Festival Presents Latin Jazz Group Bombolesse

Written by
cindy mcleod

latin jazz music, Canada

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Brazilian Folk Festival
Gateway Lounge, Calgary
Saturday, June 30

Calgary host to Brazilian Folk Festival

The Brazilian Community Association of Alberta, based in Calgary, will present Fiesta Junina, a Brazilian Folk Festival, on Saturday, June 30th, at the Gateway Lounge.

The event offers a total Brazilian immersion, with food, and traditional dance and music groups.

Capping off the evening is a performance by the Montreal-based Bombolesse, a 7-piece Latin group who perform a fusion of Brazil’s popular music such as Pagode, Baiao, and Samba reggae with contemporary jazz and rock rhythms.

The Canadian-Brazilian ensemble has toured Mexico, USA, Canada, Ecuador, Colombia, and Africa, and released their debut CD Bombolesse, Musique Bresillianisee “Pucha-pucha” (The Bros Disc) in May of 2006.

for more info visit www.bcaab.org/2007-june-festival/index-june-party-2007.html

Saturday, June 30
Brazilian Folk Festival
Featuring ‘Bombesse’
Gateway Lounge, Calgary

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