Sergio Mendes & Eliane Elias: Brazilian Stars in A Night in Rio
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The last date listed for Jazz Roots - A Night In Rio was Saturday October 26, 2013 / 8:00pm.
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The venue is beautiful. Eliane Elias was tremendous. Sergio Mendes was equally good with one exception. He inexplicably had a rapper come on stage in the middle of several bossa nova numbers. It broke the musical mood and ruined the songs. The songs without the rapper were wonderful! I heard people saying the same thing about the rapper while leaving the concert.
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Awesome concert. I thought it would be just a mellow evening of Brazilian bossa nova but it was much more than that. It was a variety show, complete with rapper, dancer, percussion solos and 3 female vocalists, including Mr Mendes' wife. The crowd...continued
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