A night of Brazilian Music with Farofa!
A SCM Teacher Feature Concert.
Bring your own blankets, bring your own chairs.
Tickets are $10 at the door, 8 p.m.
Kids are free.
SCM will sell beer and wine.
You can bring your own food or buy in the neighborhood.
Celebrated as a pivotal new sound on the Brazilian and World Music scenes, Farofa delivers a passion-filled, electrifying performance of traditional rhythms blended with modern stylings and influences. Their signature sound is amplified by an eclectic collection of ideas and inspirations drawn from rock, jazz, contemporary classical, pop, deep African rhythmic tradition and, above all, from the entire musical universe of their native Brazil.
Ted Falcon – violin and mandolin
J.P. Mourão – guitars
Felipe Fraga – drums
Nando Raio – bass
An Evening of Brazilian music with Douglas Lora and Ted Falcon. Two friends jamming some original and classic Brazilian compositions in an informal environment. Come enjoy the evening with us at the 1881 Bar in Pasadena, CA.
Douglas Lora, guitar and Ted Falcon, violin and mandolin
The great band Farofa just became available for a house concert next Saturday, November 20th.
We played last week in Arizona and New Mexico, and it sounded so good, I wanted to bring the show to LA.
Hope you can join us and support our house concert series.
Let me know if you’re interested and would like to attend!
@ the Falcon’s Nest – PASADENA
Saturday, November 20th, 2021
**New house concert time: 7pm
doors open at 6:30pm
JP Mourão – guitars
Felipe Fraga – drums and percussion
Nando Raio – bass
Ted Falcon – violin and mandolin
*Outdoor house concert- Limited seating
*For details: firstname.lastname@example.org
*Proof of Vaccination please
*Directions upon payment – $20
*BYOB – nothing for sale
*no refunds for no shows
Celebrated as a pivotal new sound on the Brazilian and World Music scenes, Farofa delivers a passion-filled, electrifying performance of traditional rhythms blended with modern stylings and influences. Their signature sound is amplified by an eclectic collection of ideas and inspirations drawn from rock, jazz, contemporary classical, pop, deep African rhythmic tradition and, above all, from the entire musical universe of their native Brazil
Been practicing and studying Falling Grace these past few days.. Listened to several versions including with Chick Corea and Gary Burton, Pat Metheny, Lyle Mays, John Scofield.. It’s the jazz tune I didn’t know until Pat mentioned it his interview with Rick Beato.. I’m playing it in 12 keys on the piano and getting it together on the violin. Today I dusted off my microphones and computer and worked on this video. Hope you like it.
Long time fan of Pat. He shares some true wisdom in this interview. I even jotted down a few things I heard for inspiration. Thought you may enjoy. The video is long but worth it. Some long lasting ideas:
- Do what you know is good
- Work on fundamentals all the time
- Be compulsively productive
- Play tunes in different keys
- Use dynamic variety in melody
funniest moment – We all suck compared to Bach!
Saturday, May 22nd, 2021
Saturday night I’ll be performing with Liza Wallace, Nando Duarte, Clarice Cast and special guest Fay Roberts at the Conference Room Patio in Playa Vista, California.
It’s Liza’s CD release party and promises to be a fun evening. Here’s the flyer. If you’re a fan of Brazilian music and jazz, you’ll love it.Call and reserve a table, they can handle 85 seated in the outdoor patio.This show is really amazing. If you follow me, you know all about Liza. She’s doing something I’ve never heard before with Brazilian music. She plays melodies, she accompanies, she plays solo, she improvises and sings bossa nova while playing the harp. Yeah..So here’s your chance to get out and hear some great music and have a nice meal. Thanks for tuning in. See you there. P.S. It’s early – 6:00 – 9pm.
Brazilian Music Series with Ted Falcon and Friends continues on April 17th with Brazilian musicians Nando Duarte on 7 string guitar and Clarice Cast, percussion. Performing choro, forró, samba, MPB classics and more!
Please expect to buy some kind of dinner…You will LOVE the food and the wine! Very very good!
And the first time finding the place/parking can be challenging, so slow down and look with your eyeballs!
**************We suggest making reservations. (310)862-6436 for Reservations please call during Work hours, after 5:00 pm.
LOCATED AT: 12181 Bluff Creek Dr. Suite A1, Playa Vista, CA 90094
TURN OFF OF BLUFF CREEK DR. onto “Campus Center Drive.”
This parking Entrance is IMMEDIATELY after you turn on to Campus Center Drive from Bluff Creek Drive. (It comes up very quickly)
Get your parking ticket and make an immediate left up the short ramp to just the 1st floor parking level, make a left and park anywhere. Get out of your car, and look for the blue handicap signs. Follow them out, make a sharp left, and walk to the end. You’ll see the “Conference Room” & “Rodini” Go thru to the outdoor patio area.
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