Friday, September 11, 2009

The Beehive: Uruguayan Jazz & Wine

Discover both the music and wines of Uruguay for one night at The Beehive. On Tuesday, September 22, The Beehive presents a celebration of Uruguayan Jazz & Wine featuring music by world-famous performer Beledo and wine from Bodegas Carrau.

Beledo (Guitar)
The world famous musician Beledo takes center stage at 8pm to captivate the audience with his soothing melodies that will amplify the wine tasting experience. The jazz guitarist, pianist and composer is considered a legend in the world of Uruguayan music. Beledo’s World-Jazz acoustic work incorporates classic Uruguayan musical forms such as triste, milonga, chimarrita, and candombe rhythms, as well as Spanish flamenco styles. Beledo is huge a star in his original home in Montevideo, Uruguay. He is an amazing pianist but is most famous for his profound guitar explorations and technique. Beledo is an originator of musical styles, combining Jazz and Latin classical contemporary forms. Currently residing in New York, Beledo is an important international figure recording many projects, performing with famous players such as Michael Brecker, Stefon Harris and Mark Walker and scoring music for movies and theater.

Nado Michelin (Piano)
Uruguayan pianist Michelin is one of Boston’s most accomplished musician and composer. Playing piano on dozens of recordings alongside the biggest jazz and Latin players on the east coast including: Esperanza Spalding (Bass & Voice), Richie Barshay (Drums) John Lockwood (Bass) Jerry Bergonzi (sax) and Jeff Ballard.

Ignacia Long (Bass)
Ignacio Long is a native of Argentina and has studied at Berklee College of Music. Ignacio lives in New York where he has been deeply influenced by the Bass Collective with Matt Garrison, John Patitucci, Lincoln Goines, among others. Ignacio is involved in several projects events and styles, including South American Folk, Rock-Pop, Salsa, Jazz, Latin-Jazz, Tango, and Brazilian music.

Kim Plainfield (Drums)
Kim Plainfield is an icon of modern fusion music. He has a giant discography and list of famous musicians that he has recorded and performed with from The Pointer Sisters to Tania Maria. Kim has been accredited in many publications including Drummer’s World:

Tiago Michelin (Percussion)
Tiago Michelin is a young percussion phenomenon and the son of Nando Michelin.

Come and enjoy the lovely melodies of the evening with the wines of Uruguay by Winemaker Francisco M. Carrau from Bodegas Carrau. Bodegas Carrau traces its origins in the wine industry back nine generations to 1752 in Catalunya, Spain. The Carrau family has always been at the forefront of innovation in winemaking and in 1979 introduced the idea of using Tannat grapes to create a unique red wine style with the Reservas Bodegas Carrau brand.

Reservations are recommended! No cover charge, cash bar

The Beehive
541 Tremont St.
Boston, MA
Phone: 617-423-0069

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