Canta Brasil with Sandy Cressman

3 Wednesdays 6 - 8 pm, 7/10 - 24

Canta Brasil with Sandy Cressman
Age Adult
Event Type Workshop
Department Vocal Performance
Day Wed
Instructor Sandy Cressman
Status inperson event

Add beautiful new material to your repertoire by learning classic Brazilian songs from the genres of samba, bossa nova, and choro. Learn a new song from each genre and examine its historical and regional roots. Study each song’s unique rhythmic feel and phrasing while exploring percussion instruments and patterns. You will learn some songs in Portuguese and wordless melodies.

Early Workshop Registration Encouraged! 
Prices increase by $15 48 hours before each workshop.

About Sandy Cressman  

Educated at UC Berkeley and San Jose State University; international performing and recording artist and clinician. Artist-in-Residence or lecturer at Jazz Education Network Conference, Cornish Institute of the Arts, San Francisco State University, CSU Long Beach, KUG University (Graz Austria), ASMM (Paris), Voice Conference Munich, JazzCamp West, Stanford Jazz Camp and California Brazil Summer Camp. Bandleader of critically acclaimed Homenagem Brasileira Quintet. Cressman has performed and recorded with Jovino Santos Neto, Marcos Silva, Weber Iago, Antonio Adolfo, and SpokFrevo.  Featured artist with Ray Obiedo’s Mistura Fina and Jai Uttal’s Pagan Love Orchestra. Cressman is an in-demand studio vocalist for Latin and world jazz styles, most recently featured on Jazzanova with Akira Tana, Branford Marsalis and Arturo Sandoval. She is also heard on a wide variety of commercials and soundtracks.