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Benji Kaplan featuring Vent Nouveau at Rockwood Music Hall Stage 3


Rockwood Music Hall Stage 3
185 Orchard St
New York, NY


Sun, August 19, 2018
8:15 pm

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Inspired by Brazilian music since early childhood, Benji Kaplan releases his 4th album, Chorando Sete Cores (Crying Seven Colors), mixing harmonies and melodies reminiscent of neoclassical, romantic and impressionistic period music combined w Brazilian and Jazz standard inspired melodies, harmonies and rhythms like maracatu, samba, baião, choro, bolero and maxixe, Canção and american songbook. His compositions are presented on the guitar and deeply colored by the wind instruments, Flute, Alto Flute, clarinet, bass clarinet and French Horn.

The 13 tracks of Crying Seven Colors invite the listener to gain insight in to a world of Brazilian music in a unique format, in which the guitar strips itself of the leading role and merges with the sonority of the winds, forming a set in which each element is essential for the narrative. More than a succession of individual pieces, the album presents itself as a continuous journey that...

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Benjamin Kaplan uploaded this event on July 27, 2018

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