Friday, January 8, 2016

Hello Alves Quartet @ Cornelia Street Cafe, NY, February 28

Helio Alves: Piano / Vic Juris: Guitar / Edward Perez: Bass /Alex Kautz: Drums.
At: Cornelia Street Cafe
Sunday, February 28th
8pm, 9:30pm sets
Cornelia Street Cafe
29 Cornelia St
New York, NY 10014
(212) 989-9319
$10 cover plus $10 minimum

A native of Sao Paulo, Brazil, pianist Helio Alves combines the rhythmic complexity of modern brazilian music with the edgy energy of contemporary jazz. A resident of NYC since the early '90s, Alves has received high praise as an in-demand sideman with the likes of Joe Henderson, Yo-Yo Ma, Paquito D'Rivera, Airto Moreira, Claudio Roditi and Sadao Watanabe, to name but a few. Helio has also released four albums under his own name: "Trios" (1998), "Portrait in Black & White" (2004), "It's Clear" (2009) and most recently, "Musica" featuring Antonio Sanchez, Reuben Rogers, Claudio Roditi and Romero Lubambo.

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