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Samba-Jazz Concert with Jair de Oliveira. Join us!
Please use LINK to buy your TICKETS! Jair Oliveira is sure to dazzle and charm audiences with his third show at Symphony Space since 2009, closing LatiNew Uptown's second successful season at the Leonard Nimoy Thalia theater and Bar Thalia. Songwriter, musician, singer, arranger, producer, composer and actor, Jair Oliveira has been bright presence in Brazil's artistic scene. Son of one of the true greats of Brazilian music, Jair Rodrigues, Mr. Oliveira started his career at the tender age of six. During his childhood, Jair Oliveira was also part of one of the greatest and most successful kids group in Brazil, Turma do Balão Mágico. Committed to the musical tradition that runs in his family-his sister Luciana Mello is also a well-known Brazilian singer-Oliveira has always sought to improve his musical talents and, in 1997, received his degrees in Music Production and Music Business, graduating with honors from renowned school Berklee College of Music. Returning to Brazil, he established the production company S de Samba with two partners (, including Simoninha, son of another Brazilian legend, Wilson Simonal. It soon became one of the most important houses of audio production in the country. As a producer, he directed many works with artists such as Jair Rodrigues, MPB4, Pedro Mariano, Ed Motta, Wilson Simoninha, and Tom Zé. Now in his fourth decade in the music industry, Jair Oliveira is considered one of the most important songwriters and producers of his generation and has proven to be an outstanding artist in the fields of music, cinema, theatre, television, and advertising in Brazil and abroad.

Symphony Space

Symphony Space, 95th and Broadway · New York, NY

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Our purpose is to learn Brazilian Portuguese while meeting people interested in the Brazilian language and culture. No matter how proficient you are, we're always glad to welcome new members and make new friends. We also love to share our experiences in NY and in Brazil and speak Brazilian Portuguese as much as possible, of course : ) The atmosphere is very friendly and laid back (a break from the daily stress of the city), and we love to go places together to enjoy all events related to the Brazilian culture. So come join us! Hope to see you all soon! Ate logo! Tchau!

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