Open Strings

Open Strings is a Brazilian string trio made of three stellar Los Angeles based musicians: guitarists Douglas Lora and Wesley Amorim and violinist and mandolinist, Ted Falcon. The group plays exciting arrangements from Brazil of choros, forrós as well as their own original compositions. Each musician is an accomplished soloist and acclaimed recording artist. TheContinue reading “Open Strings”

Ted Falcon at the ASTA Conference

Performing with Catherine Bent at the ASTA, American String Teacher Association Conference in Orlando on Friday, March 17th at 10:15am. Presenting a workshop about Brazilian Choro to string teachers and students on Saturday, March 18th at 8:15am. Expanding your Ensemble’s Diversity with Brazilian Choro!LEARN & PLAY CELEBRATION 14-15 Come to Brazil and learn how toContinue reading “Ted Falcon at the ASTA Conference”

Roda de Choro

For the last 4 years, I have organized a monthly gathering of musicians and friends to play Brazilian music at Debs Park in Los Angeles. We meet from 11am-2pm on the second Saturday of each month. Join us on March 11th! It’s the LA Choro Club! I can’t think of a better way to spendContinue reading “Roda de Choro”

Musical activities

This weekend, November 12th – 13th, 2022 :LA CHORO CLUB – Roda de Choro/Jam session Hi friends! There’s some fun musical events happening this weekend in the Los Angeles area.Maybe you’d like to come and hear some Brazilian choro on Saturday at the Ernest Debs Park in Highland Park? It’s from 11am -2pm and allContinue reading “Musical activities”

Brazilian Strings Trio in Los Angeles this weekend!

Hi Friends! After a long hiatus, the Brazilian Strings Trio has two concerts in Los Angeles this upcoming weekend! West-siders, come see us at LACMA in Los Angeles on August 6th! It’s a free outdoor event.Bring cozy chairs, wine, lunch and have a picnic! Andrew Finn Magill – violinTed Falcon – violin and mandolinWesley Amorim – guitarContinue reading “Brazilian Strings Trio in Los Angeles this weekend!”

Upcoming CA Shows with LA Choro Club, Wesley Amorim and the Brazilian Strings Trio

Things are picking up in July and August! JULY 23, 2O22 LA CHORO CLUB with Ted Falcon and Friends @ the Harmony Room, Saint B’s Church. Eagle Rock $15 cover @7pm 2109 Chickasaw Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90041 The LA Choro Club is a group of amateur and professional musicians in Los Angeles that celebrateContinue reading “Upcoming CA Shows with LA Choro Club, Wesley Amorim and the Brazilian Strings Trio”

Farofa show at SCM – May 20th, 2022

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 WorldContinue reading “Farofa show at SCM – May 20th, 2022”

Falling Grace by Steve Swallow

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 itContinue reading “Falling Grace by Steve Swallow”