Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Masterclass em São Paulo no dia 26 de Agosto!

Olá amigos!
Se estiverem em São Paulo, Brazil, ou conhecem alguém que está lá e gostaria de participar desse evento, por favor compartilhem a informação! ;-)

Estarei fazendo uma masterclass de bateria em São Paulo no dia 26 de Agosto as 18hs, no IP&T (Instituto de Percussão e Tecnologia).
O assunto será "conceitos de fraseado, coordenação e vocabulário na bateria".

Reservas no telefone: +55 11 5021.2777
o investimento é de $50 Reais, inclui Certificado de Participação. 

Masterclass in São Paulo on August 26th!

Hello friends!
If you happen to be in São Paulo, Brazil, or know somebody there, please share this with them! ;-)

I'll be doing a masterclass at IP&T in São Paulo on August 26th, at 6pm.
The topic is "Concepts of phrasing, coordination and vocabulary on the drumset".

Reservations on the phone: +55 11 5021.2777
tickets are $50 Reais, including a certificate of participation.

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Glasses, No Glasses on the G1 blog from Brazil's Rede Globo

My record with bassist Amanda Ruzza, "Glasses, No Glasses" made it to G1/Antonio Carlos Miguel's blog on Brazil's Rede Globo site - he called it "creative and pulsating". Thank you Antonio! 
This is for our Portuguese speaking friends and fans ;-)

See his whole blog entry HERE (Veja o blog todo AQUI)

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

First reviews of new CD "Glasses, No Glasses"

Here are the first couple of reviews/features about my new album "Glasses, No Glasses", a collaboration with bassist Amanda Ruzza, featuring special guest Leo Genovese. 
These come from two very well-know and respected publications for bassists, "No Treble" and "Bass Musician Magazine". Enjoy!
...And, do check the album out - it's available digitally on iTunes, Amazon and CDBaby. The album come out physically and will be officially released in September, but you can download it digitally now! 

Monday, July 21, 2014

MZ Quintet Live at Blue Note NYC july 25th

Mauricio Zottarelli Quintet Live at Blue Note NYC
FRIDAY - JULY 25th 2014 - 11:45pm (doors open)

Part of Brasil Summer Fest 2014

Mauricio Zottarelli Quintet returns to the historic Blue Note NYC stage on Friday, July 25th, for their Late Night Series.

The night will be filled with the sounds of Brazilian Music and Jazz, through original songs by the group, a few Brazilian standards and some brand new music!

We are extremely honored to present this show as part of the awesome Brasil Summerfest 2014. Don't Miss it!!

The band:
Mauricio Zottarelli - drums
Oriente Lopez - flute
Itaiguara Brandão - bass
Gustavo Assis-Brasil - guitar
Klaus Mueller - piano

For tickets/reservations, click here

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