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Sergio Mendes Performs at Strathmore (Video)

Grammy winner Sergio Mendes performs with jazz pianist and singer songwriter Eliane Elias June 6 at 8 p.m. at the Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. Mendes is recognized for his contributions to bringing Brazilian music to the United States with the bossa nova movement of the 1960s. This concert is part of Strathmore’s Jazz Samba Project celbrating over 40 years of bossa nova. This performance juxtaposes the original era of bossa with a more contemporary iteration of the genre.

Join a pre-concert lecture titled “Intro to Bossa Nova” with Georgetown University professor and author Bryan McCann at 6:30 p.m. in Educatio Room 402.

Tickets range from $30 to $99 and may be purchased by calling 301.581.5100 or online at the Strathmore website.

Video of Sergio Mendes

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