About the Program
Get in the groove with one of Los Angeles’s finest Brazilian samba and jazz performers, Thalma de Freitas.
Also known as the “maestro’s daughter,” de Freitas grew up in Brazil under the musical tutelage of her father, acclaimed arranger, composer, pianist, and conductor Laércio de Freitas. Since making her professional debut in a Brazilian production of Hair in 1992, de Freitas has starred in numerous Brazilian television shows and released her debut self-titled solo album in 2004. In addition to singing with the carioca big band Orquestra Imperial, de Freitas also fronts an experimental sonic project called Serendipity Lab. Having performed at concerts and festivals in South America and Europe, de Freitas was honored to join Carlinhos Brown in representing Brazil in the closing ceremony of the London 2012 Paralympic Games.
Arrive early to enjoy a DJ set by B+ (Brian Cross)!