Join Cecy Santana Band and the multi-instrumentalist Renato Anesi for a Saturday of Brazilian fun!
Cecy Santana The newest rising star from THE BEAUTIFUL LAND is invading America with her sultry vocals, sexy moves, hypnotizing rhythms, and intoxicating beauty. This Brazilian bombshell is the true epitome of the intricate influences of her native land, combined with the banging beats of America. Based in the Midwestern metropolis of Chicago, this gorgeous work of art uses the power of her voice and dance to bring audiences into a world of celebration, exuberance and purpose. This is CECY SANTANA.
The multi-instrumentalist Renato Anesi, born in 1969 in Rio de Janeiro, grew up playing choros and sambas of Noel Rosa, Pixinguinha, Jacob do Bandolim and others. His musical roots integrate the tradition of many different styles of Brazilian instrumental music: choro, waltz, baião, frevo, maracatu, etc. He has built a unique style, featuring a music universe committed only with creativity. Founder and leader of the “Corda Coral” Trio, Anesi became one of the key names in Brazilian Contemporary Instrumental Music with their self titled album “Corda Coral”. His US debut was at the 2010 Chicago Guitar Festival.