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This Thursday, November 8, The Jazz Gallery welcomes saxophonist/composer Felipe Salles and his new large ensemble to our stage to celebrate the release of The Lullaby Project and Other Works for Large Ensemble (Tapestry). A native of São Paulo, Brazil, Salles mines the music of his youth for the music on the album—namely traditional Brazilian lullabies. Through deft compositional manipulations, Salles highlights the tunes’ dark underlying qualities, and, in the composers own words, creates “a strong aural image in the listener’s mind.”

Before coming out to the Gallery to hear these psychologically-probing works, check out the album trailer, below.

The Felipe Salles Interconnections Ensemble celebrates the release of The Lullaby Project and Other Works for Large Ensemble at The Jazz Gallery on Thursday, November 8, 2018. The ensemble is conducted by Mr. Salles and features Aaron Dutton, Jonathan Ball, Mike Caudill, Jacob Schulman, and Tyler Burchfiled on woodwinds; Yuta Yamaguchi, Rick Hammett, Eric Smith, and Doug Olsen on trumpets; George Murphy, Clayton DeWalt, Bulut Gulen, and Angel Subero on trombones; Kevin Grudeki on guitar, Ryan Fedak on vibraphone, Nando Michelin on piano, Keala Kameheiwa on bass, Bertram Lehmann on drums. Sets are at 7:30 and 9:30 P.M. $15 general admission (FREE for members), $20 reserved cabaret seating ($10 for members) for each set. Purchase tickets here.