Brazilian music exploded on the scene in the 1960’s with the introduction of the Bossa Nova. Tonight’s Brazilian stars define the genre.

Sergio Mendes, multi Grammy winner and undisputed master of pop Brazilian jazz, brings his music to the Dr. Phillips center… Sergio grew up in Brazil, but it was in the US where he fused his Brazilian roots with American jazz and R&B to create a new sound, that brought his unique musical blend to the world!  -

Eliane Elias, pianist, singer, composer, Downbeat award winner, Swing Journal gold disc awardee, multi Grammy® award nominee… Eliane   is known for her distinctive musical style which blends her Brazilian roots and her sensuous, alluring voice with her impressive instrumental piano jazz.

Tonight we turn Orlando into Rio!