New Jersey Stage logo
New Jersey Stage Menu


NJPAC's Sounds of the City presents Brazilian Percussionist Cyro Baptista

originally published: 07/04/2024

NJPAC

(NEWARK, NJ) -- World Renowned Brazilian Percussionist Cyro Baptista to Lead CHAMA Ensemble at NJPAC's Horizon Sounds of the City on Thursday, July 11, 2024 at Chambers Plaza (1 Center Street) in Newark, NJ – Experience an Evening of a Fusion of Cultural Rhythms. Showtime is 5:00pm. This is a free outdoor concert.

Cyro Baptista (from Montclair, NJ) will dazzle audiences; known for his innovative sounds and captivating rhythms, Baptista's performance promises to be an unforgettable evening of world music and jazz fusion.

He has carved a niche for himself in contemporary jazz, experimental, and world music, spanning a wide range of styles. His collaborations with artists such as Herbie Hancock, Paul Simon, Yo-Yo Ma, John Zorn, Wynton Marsalis, and Brazilian legends Milton Nascimento and Caetano Veloso have cemented his reputation as one of the foremost percussionists globally. In his latest project, CHAMA, released on the Ropeadope label,  Baptista displays his visionary approach to music. Listeners are taken on a vibrant journey through mythical towns filled with engaging tales and colorful characters. Experience the magic of CHAMA life and immerse yourself in a night of rhythmic excitement, cultural diversity, and joyous music.

A powerful ensemble of talented musicians leads Baptista's CHAMA Band, including Zé Luis Oliveira on saxophone and flute, Felipe Hostins on accordion, Tim Keiper on drums, and Jason Fraticelli on bass and cuatro. Through their rhythmic complexity and dynamic performances, they create a dynamic and culturally rich musical experience.

The NJPAC concert will showcase special guests, enhancing unity, cultural exchange, and local artist empowerment. FORRÓ CHAMA will feature David Vieira and Mauro Refosco, members of Forró in the Dark and & American Utopia; by David Byrne. PAGODE CHAMA with Helder Celso, Kauê Alves, Junior Karegato, and Renatinhu from Newark’s vibrant music scene, adding a unique flair to the performance. The event will also feature a lively dance party featuring Sabrina Evangelista & Gustavo Nunes, Sabina Ciari, and Dora Flor from BLOCO FROM THE BLOCK.



 
Advertise with New Jersey Stage for $50-$100 per month, click here for info



New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), located at One Center Street in downtown Newark, N.J., is America’s most diverse performing arts center, and the artistic, cultural, educational and civic center of New Jersey – where great performances and events enhance and transform lives every day. NJPAC brings diverse communities together, providing access to all and showcasing the state’s and the world’s best artists while acting as a leading catalyst in the revitalization of its home city. Through its extensive Arts Education programs, which have reached almost 2 million children, NJPAC is shaping the next generation of artists and arts enthusiasts. NJPAC has attracted more than 10 million visitors since opening its doors in 1997, and nurtures meaningful and lasting relationships with each of its constituents.


FEATURED EVENTS

ART | COMEDY | DANCE | MUSIC | THEATRE | COMMUNITY

To narrow results by date, categories,
or region of New Jersey click here.



The Rock and Roll Playhouse: Taylor Swift for Kids

Sunday, July 21, 2024 @ 12:00pm
The Vogel
99 Monmouth Street, Red Bank, NJ 07701
category: music

Click here for full description


The Kelly Green Seems Quartet

Monday, July 22, 2024 @ 7:30pm
William Paterson University - Shea Center for Performing Arts
300 Pompton Rd, Wayne, NJ 07470
category: music

Click here for full description


Benny Benack with the Big Beat Big Band (and that’s a lot of B’s!)

Tuesday, July 23, 2024 @ 7:30pm
William Paterson University - Shea Center for Performing Arts
300 Pompton Rd, Wayne, NJ 07470
category: music

Click here for full description


Click here for more events

Listings are available for $10 and included with our banner ad packages.

Click here for more info.







 
Advertise with New Jersey Stage for $50-$100 per month, click here for info




 

EVENT PREVIEWS

(HADDON TOWNSHIP, NJ) -- Eddie Berner, of the iconic band A Flock of Seagulls, will perform along with a lineup of stellar musicians from New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania, at Haddon Township's Summer of Love—60s, 70s, & 80s Music Festival. Held on Saturday, August 24, 2024 from 2:00pm-10:00pm at Haddon Square (along Haddon Avenue between Strawbridge and Cooper Street), Summer of Love is a groovy festival featuring music from the 60s, 70s, and 80s.



Andrea Wolper Trio to Perform at the Puffin Cultural Forum



Talking with Bill Medley of The Righteous Brothers: A Lovin' Farewell



Click here for more event previews







New Jersey Stage

© 2024 by Wine Time Media, LLC
PO Box 811, Belmar, NJ 07719
info@newjerseystage.com

Nobody covers the Arts
throughout the Garden State
like New Jersey Stage!


Images used on this site have been sent to us from publicists, artists, and PR firms. If there is a problem with the rights to any image, please contact us and we will look into the matter.

Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Threads, and on our RSS feed


Art | Comedy | Dance | Film | Music | Theatre | Ad Rates | About Us | Pitch a Story | Links | Radio Shows | Privacy Policy