- The orchestra will detour from its usual big band style, instead playing a program of Brazilian bossa nova.
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- Entertainment·AZCentral | The Arizona Republic
Sergio Mendes speaks about bringing bossa nova to Carnegie Hall, Brasil '66, his hit "Mas Que Nada" and the documentary "In the Key of Joy."Thanks for your feedback!
‘Black Orpheus’ Heading To Broadway With New Music By Sergio Mendes; Pulitzer-Winning Playwright Nilo Cruz Adapting 1959 Classic Film
EXCLUSIVE: A new musical stage adaptation of the Oscar-winning 1959 film Black Orpheus is being readied for a Broadway premiere next season, producers said today. The production will feature a book by Pulitzer Prize winner Nilo Cruz, original music by Brazilian music icon Sergio Mendes, and direction and choreography by Sergio Trujillo, the Tony-winning choreographer […]Thanks for your feedback!
Two tribute concerts for Jerry Moss set to go down at L.A.’s Music Center Feb. 11-12 have been postponed indefinitely, due to the omicron surge, it was announced Tuesday. The shows honoring Moss were to have featured a musical performance by his one-time partner in A&M Records, jazz man Herb Alpert, as well as turns […]Thanks for your feedback!
Herb Alpert and Jerry Moss Reflect on Being ‘Mr. A and Mr. M,’ as Epix Doc Celebrates Music’s Greatest Indie Label
“We did it on a handshake — the story is true,” says Herb Alpert, adding that last affirmation for emphasis, knowing how hard it might be to believe that the duo behind one of music’s all-time greatest independent label, A&M Records, were never quite lawfully wed. Of him and Jerry Moss founding A&M in 1962, […]Thanks for your feedback!
Sting, Burt Bacharach, Herb Alpert and Others to Salute Jerry Moss in L.A. Music Center Tribute Concerts
Jerry Moss, who stood at the helm of A&M Records with Herb Alpert for nearly three decades, will be feted at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion for two nights in February, with a lineup of A&M-associated artists that includes Sting, Burt Bacharach and Alpert himself. The Feb. 11-12 shows will also include performances from one of […]Thanks for your feedback!
- Entertainment·LA Times
How Brazilian musician Sergio Mendes made his mark on L.A.Thanks for your feedback!
Some people bring joy wherever they go—Sergio Mendes creates it with his music. This month, PBS honors Sergio’s six-decade career with Sergio Mendes & Friends: A Celebration, a celeb-filled musical tribute featuring those who know and love him, including Herb Alpert, Common, Lani Hall (lead singer of Brasil ’66), Quincy Jones, John Legend, Gracinha Mendes…Thanks for your feedback!
EXCLUSIVE: PBS is to air documentary Sergio Mendes & Friends: A Celebration, about the acclaimed Brazilian musician. The film will premiere as part of special programming on PBS stations in June 2021 and is derived from the feature documentary Sergio Mendes: In The Key Of Joy by filmmaker John Scheinfeld (The U.S. vs John Lennon). […]Thanks for your feedback!
Herb Alpert Talks Documentary, Companion Boxed Set Coming in October: ‘I Always Felt I’m in Somewhat of a Dream’ (EXCLUSIVE)
"You see your whole life flash in front of you in an hour and some minutes, and then it's like, wow, did all that really happen? Because I always felt I'm in somewhat of a dream to begin with," says Herb Alpert, subject of a new documentary about his life from director John Scheinfeld ("Chasing […]Thanks for your feedback!
Sergio Mendes is set to perform after the world premiere of "Sergio Mendes: In the Key of Joy" at the Santa Barbara Film Festival on Jan. 18. The Grammy award-winning Brazilian musician will perform three songs and participate in a Q&A at the Lobero Theater with director John Scheinfeld. "Sergio Mendes: In the Key of […]Thanks for your feedback!