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Music

Date Night Friday: Yvette Atienza Latin Jazz Ensemble – My Brazilian Romance

Yvette Atienza, Mei Sheum, Fabian Lee, Oswald Gonzalez, Moy Olivera and Liu Yonglun (Singapore)

26 Jul 2024, Fri, 7pm & 8.15pm

45mins

(Intermission: None)

Esplanade Concourse

Free
Synopsis

A chill, relaxed and groovy evening filled with irresistible and captivating selections of bossa nova, samba and slow bossa classics by Brazil musical giants such as Sergio Mendes, Djavan, Chico Buarque, Marcos Valle, and the biggest of them all, Antonio Carlos Jobim. You will not be able to resist shaking and grooving to classics like Aguas De Marco, Serrado and Aquarela Do Brazil!

Advisory:

No tickets will be issued. Seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Language: English
Things to Note:
Accessibility Advisory: We provide a range of access services and relaxed performances for patrons with access needs. For wheelchair-accessible seats, please call Esplanade Customer Experience at 6828 8377 for assistance. Concessions for Persons With Disabilities (PWDs) and up to one accompanying companion are available. | View our accessibility guide
Artist Information

Yvette Atienza

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Filipino- Spanish singer Yvette Atienza, hailed as a “fierce-keeper-of-the-jazz-flame”, began her musical journey in 1986 with popular local pop band Urazea, led by one of Asia’s top drummers, Jimmy Lee. She transitioned to jazz in 1990 and emerged as a trailblazer in many sub-genres within the jazz vocal realm, including vocalese and Latin jazz stylings. With an illustrious career spanning 37 years in Singapore’s music scene, Yvette stands out as one of the most passionate performers of swing jazz, vocal improvisation and vocalese. Her Spanish heritage imbues her natural affinity for and enthusiasm in promoting a diverse repertoire of Afro-Cuban and Afro-Brazilian vocal styles, which flow effortlessly through her veins.

Date & Time

26 Jul 2024, Fri

7pm

Esplanade Concourse

8.15pm

Esplanade Concourse
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