Celebrate “Brasil” as Jazzmobile Sessions Continues With a Free Concert Featuring Mark Morganelli & the Jazz Forum All-Stars”
WEDNESDAY MAY 18th COME JOIN US FOR A GREAT NIGHT OF BRASILIAN MUSIC!
“BRASIL!”WITH MARK MORGANELLI &THE JAZZ FORUM ALL-STARS
MARK MORGANELLI, Flugelhorn, Percussion
Roni Ben-Hur, Guitar
Eduardo Belo, Bass
Nanny Assis, Drums, Vocals
SHOW TIME 7:OO-8:30pm
Doors Open: 6:30pm
IN THE CHAPEL AT THE INTERCHURCH CENTER – ENTER @ 61 CLAREMONT AVE – 1 BLOCK WEST OF BROADWAY –
(BTWN 119TH & 120TH)
ABOUT MARK MORGANELLI
“As a master musician, Mark Morganelli has used his gifts as a soloist, band leader and tour guide to bring you to Brasil and Brasil to you, with this classic new album of musical gems. Each song is a treasure. Listen to it over and over (I have done so five times already) Your kids will love it too!” – David Amram
Trumpeter and flugelhornist Mark Morganelli has led his own groups since high school days on Long Island. He has performed at the Montreux Jazz Festival, the Syracuse Jazz Festival, the Du Maurier Downtown Toronto Jazz Festival, JVC/NY and Saratoga Jazz Festivals, and the New Orleans’ French Quarter Fest.
He’s also toured in Europe, Japan, Brazil and the Caribbean, and has hosted nightly jam sessions aboard the QE2. His first record “Live On Broadway” was recorded in 1982 at his 2nd Jazz Forum loft in NYC and featured JamesSpaulding, John Hicks, Billy Hart and others; his other recordings, have featured original tunes, five standards original compositions by Brazilian artist, Jobim.
Morganelli has produced forty CDs for Candid Records, including his own “Speak Low” recorded live at Birdland Jazz Club with Kenny Barron, Ron Carter & Jimmy Cobb. His fourth recording as a leader, “My Romance” was issued from live summer concert performances and featured Houston Person, Richie Hart, Rick Petrone & Joe Corsello. Morganelli has also recorded with Paquito D’Rivera, James Moody, Clark Terry, Harry “Sweets” Edison, Roland Hanna, Milt Hinton, Bucky Pizzarelli and others.
He continues to perform with his Jazz Forum All-Stars and Brazil project around the region and “Brasil!” is his fifth CD as leader. Morganelli and his wife, Ellen Prior opened their new Jazz Forum club venue in Tarrytown, NY in June, 2017.