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Luciano Antonio

Knox Winter Jazz Series


Andrew Crawford

Music Administrator and Managing Director of Jazz Year

2 East South Street

Galesburg, IL 61401-4999


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Due to inclement weather, the Knox Winter Jazz Series has been rescheduled for Saturday, April 27. 

The Knox Winter Jazz series showcases global artists with diverse cultural perspectives for a free concert and one-on-one experiential programming with Knox students and the Galesburg community.

Luciano Antonio Brazilian Quartet

April 27, 2019
4:00 p.m.
Workshop in Jay Rehearsal Hall, Ford Center for the Fine Arts, Knox College

7:30 p.m.
Concert in Kresge Recital Hall, Ford Center for the Fine Arts, Knox College
Free and open to the public

Brazilian singer and guitarist Luciano Antonio returns to Knox to present two free public events at Knox College on Saturday, April 27.   

The workshop will show how to play Brazilian percussion instruments, including the drums, shakers and bells. Attendees will have the chance to participate in a traditional Brazilian Batucada, a sub-style of samba drumming. No musical experience or background is required and is open to all ages.

Luciano Antonio's work as a guitarist and singer showcases a contemporary jazz interpretation of traditional Brazilian folk music. A native of rural southern Brazil, he is a graduate of University of Missouri-Kansas City and performs throughout the Chicago area and across the country.

Knox Winter Jazz Series Guest Artists

2018: CALJE (Chicago Afro-Latin Jazz Ensemble)

2017: Juan Carlos Formell y Su Nuevo Son Radical

2016: Juan Pastor's Chinchano

2015: Stu Mindeman "In Your Waking Eyes: Poems by Langston Hughes"

2014: Luciano Antonio Brazilian Quartet

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