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Forte Jazz Lounge

Porto Seguro featuring Alva Anderson

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Porto Seguro featuring Alva Anderson

Time & Location

Feb 09, 2020, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Forte Jazz Lounge, 475 King Street, Charleston, SC, USA

About the Show!

Porto Seguro's members met through their connections with the Hungry Monk Music Studio in West Ashley but, it was not until they began working together, that they discovered three had attended the New England Conservatory in Boston. Each member hails from a different home town and each has developed quite a different resume. And although they had no idea they shared a common alma mater, they are all delighted to call the Lowcountry home. They are playing music that is definitely not classical but it puts their Conservatory trained playing chops and years of honing ensemble skills to good use. 

Tom Noren,(guitar) with a degree in guitar performance from the New England Conservatory in Boston, is the Brazilian expert in the group. He grew up in Rio listening to a mix of English and American rock, classical music and Brazilian "MPB" (popular music). When he began his guitar studies he became a fan of Heitor Villa-Lobos, Brazil's most well known composer. Villa-Lobos drew his inspiration from choro and other Brazilian folk musics. Villa-Lobos, a guitarist, was known to