San Diego musicians play tribute to Chico Pinheiro

ENCINITAS — Fifteen San Diego jazz musicians are teaming together to perform their favorite music by the Brazilian composer and guitarist Chico Pinheiro from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Nov. 23 at the Encinitas Library, 540 Cornish Drive. The cost is $15 at the door.
The focus for this concert is to spread a higher awareness of contemporary Brazilian jazz to the community. The performance consists of three sets of 30-minute performances by 15 of San Diego jazz musicians and Brazilian jazz aficionados.
The first group is made up of Allison Adams Tucker, singer; Louisa West, flute; Danny Green, piano; Evona Wascinski, upright bass; Dylan Savage, drums; and Chad Farran, percussion.
The second group includes Kamau Kenyatta, piano; Fabio Oliveira, percussion; Evona Wascinski, upright bass; Dylan Savage, drums; and Scooter Oyama, guitar.
The third group consists of Sky Ladd, piano; Russell Bizzett, drums; Grant, Clarkson, bass; Jimmy Patton, guitar; Steve Haney, percussion; and Louisa West, flute. It will also feature JP Dietrich and Steve Haney on percussion.
For more information contact Louisa West at or visit More information about Chico Pinheiro can be found at


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