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Strathmore: The Jazz Samba Project

Friday, May 30, 2014 @7:30pm - Sunday, June 15, 2014 @5:00pm

The Jazz Samba Project at Strathmore celebrates Brazilian musical influence around an explosive moment in jazz and pop history: the release of Jazz Samba, the landmark 1962 Stan Getz and Charlie Byrd album recorded in Washington, DC. The festival will take over Strathmore's campus from Friday May 30 through Sunday, June 15 with performances, an art exhibition and film screening, plus much more. Highlights include a bossa performance by Sergio Mendes and Elaine Elias on June 6 and Discover Strathmore—a free, daylong community event on June 8.

For tickets and more information, please visit www.strathmore.org/jazzsamba.