Passionfruit Brazilian & Afro Cuban Jazz

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Passionfruit Brazilian & Afro Cuban Jazz

Venue Riverside Theatre
Dates 20 May 2006

One of the most thrilling Jazz Fusion groups in Australia, Passionfruit captivates its audience with infectious rhythms, driving compelling melodies and spontaneous jazz improvisation.

Guy Strazz plays guitar with a brilliance, passion and energy which has taken him to collaborate internationally with many of the greats including Vishwa Mohan Bhatt, Pt.Ashok Roy, Krakatau, Vince Jones, Slava Grigoryan, Martin Taylor, the Calcutta Express Band and Mike Stern. Vocalist Lily Dior, one of Australia’s foremost jazz and soul singers, has sung with US jazz singer Mark Murphy and the legendary Manhattan Jazz Quintet. Her distinctive vocal style and Guy Strazz musical invention meld with Passionfruit’s latin rhythms.

This exciting mix is enhanced by Brazilian percussionist Rodrigo Galvao and bassist Hugh Fraser to create a fantastic event.


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