Bossa Nova Project - Quartet

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Join us for an amazing evening of Brazilian songs with an authentic brazilian quartet. With ISABELLA MENDES (voice/piano), FLAVIO LIRA (bass), DAN PUGACH (drums) and Ze Luis (saxophone).

FLAVIO LIRA (bass) Brazilian native bassist, Flavio Lira is very active and eclectic, musical styles have never been a restriction for him, and since the beginning, he has performed with groups ranging from Popular Samba to Classical Chamber Music. “Regardless of style, if there are great musicians on stage, I’m happy to be there!” (

ZE LUIS (saxophone) “Brazilian film composer, saxophonist, flutist, producer, arranger and multi-instrumentalist. Oliveira became famous in the 1980s performing and recording with Caetano Veloso, Gilberto Gil, Gal Costa, Tania Maria and Cazuza. … In 2015, his Atelier Music Studio, operational for 19 years, was selected for the Best of Brooklyn Award in the Music Production category. (

DAN PUGACH (drums) Dan Pugach is a GRAMMY®️ nominated drummer and composer living in Brooklyn, NY. He was born in Israel and moved to the United States in 2006. He served as the drummer for The Air Force Band in the IDF while attending the Rimon School of Jazz at the same time. He received a Bachelor of Music Degree from Berklee College of Music, where he studied with Terri Lynn Carrington, Hal Crook, and Joe Lovano, and an M.A in music from the City College of New York, where he studied with Mike Holober and Scott Reeves. (