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October 26, 2013

Brazilian jazz pianist Haroldo Mauro Jr performs with Edson Lobo (bass) and Marcio Bahia (drums) at Adriana's Music Hall on October 26th, 2013.


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September 23, 2013

Along with bassist Alex Rocha, pianist Haroldo Mauro will present a Master Class for students at Montclair State University on Monday the 23rd of September.

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September 22, 2013

"Somethin' Jazz" - 212 E. 52nd St. 3Fl.
New York, NY 10022 (212) 371-7657
Date: Sunday, September 22
Time 5 - 7 PM
Admission: $12 cover charge
Performers: Leala Cyr, vocals/trumpet; Kevin Bene, flutes/saxophones; Jeff Kunkel, piano/composer; Alex Rocha, bass; Haroldo Mauro Jr., drums.

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September 21, 2013

Concert at Montclair State University
Performers: Leala Cyr, vocals/trumpet; Kevin Bene, flutes/saxophones; Jeff Kunkel, piano/composer; Alex Rocha, bass; Haroldo Mauro Jr., drums.
This concert will celebrate the release of Jeff Kunkel's new CD, Meu Coração Brasileiro, and will feature the same rhythm section that performed on the recording! Joining Jeff, Alex and Haroldo for this performance will be Leala Cyr, best known for her work as a member of Esperanza Spalding's band, and Kevin Bene, a recent master's degree graduate of the Manhattan School of Music.  This concert will also mark the inaugural concert of the "Director's Series", a series of recitals chosen by Robert Cart, Director of the Cali School of Music.

Watch this concert on YOUTUBE.

Location: Leshowitz Recital Hall, Cali School of Music, Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ - USA.
Date: Saturday, September 21
Time: 4 PM
Admission: Free of Charge

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May 23, 2013

Haroldo Mauro Jr Trio performs at Adriana's Music Hall. Edson Lobo on bass; Marcio Bahia on drums. May 23rd

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April 26, 2013

Pianist Jeff Kunkel is in Brazil for the second series of recordings for his album "Meu Coração Brasileiro", produced by the American pianist and Haroldo Mauro, who is also the drummer. Also in the album are Vika Barcellos and Mariana Bernardes (singers), José Arimatéia (trumpet/flugel), Mauro Senise (alto/flute) and Alex Rocha (bass).

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November 5, 2012

Mixing for the recordings of Meu Coração Brasileiro of American pianist Jeff Kunkel starts this Monday. Haroldo Mauro is the drummer in the album as well as co-producer, along with Jeff Kunkel. Alexandre Hang from Drum Studio in Rio is the recording engineer. Exept for the main artist, all musicians and singers are Brazilian: Vika Barcellos and Mariana Bernandes (voice); José Arimatéia (trumpet); Mauro Senise (alto & flute); Alex Rocha (bass) and Haroldo Mauro Jr. (drums)

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April 26, 2012

Pianist Jeff Kunkel is in Brazil for the second round of recordings of album Meu Coração Brasileiro, produced by the American pianist with Haroldo Mauro as drummer and co-producer. Also in the CD are musicians José Arimatéia, Mauro Senise, Alex Rocha and singers Vika Barcellos e Mariana Bernardes.

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April 1, 2012

Haroldo Mauro plays with bassist Ferial Karamat Ali and drummer Enrique Firpi in Amsterdam. Badcuyp Jazz Club Eerste Sweelinckstraat 10 1073 CM Amsterdam Tel. +31(020)675 96 69 April 1st at 7PM

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January 20, 2012

Haroldo Mauro will travel to Sweden for a two-month academic assignment at Örebro University, where he will coach Brazilian ensembles and present seminars as part of the Brazilian Course organized by Örebro University Professors Nelson Faria and Hans Balstedt. He wil also teach jazz piano students.

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September 16, 2011

Triboz presents jazz pianist Haroldo Mauro Jr. Trio, with Edson Lobo on bass and Marcio Bahia on drums.

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August 11, 2011

August 17, 2011
Haroldo Mauro Jr. Brazilian Jazz Trio performs again at MC Galeria de Arte on August 17, 24 and 31.

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July 7, 2011

July 7, 2011
Haroldo Mauro Jr Trio at MC Galeria de Arte. Edson Lobo on bass and Marcos André Seraphini on drums. Rua Francisco Otaviano 55, Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro. Reservations +55 21 2513-9393

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June 22, 2011

Haroldo Mauro Jr Trio at MC Galeria de Arte. Sergio Barroso on bass and Marcos André Seraphini on drums. Rua Francisco Otaviano 55, Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro. Reservations +55 21 2513-9393

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March 8, 2010

Haroldo Mauro is the international guest adjudicator at the New Jersey State Jazz Festival, which features forty high-school jazz big-bands. The festival is sponsored by the New Jersey Association of Jazz Educators (NJAJE)

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March 7, 2010

The trio of pianist Haroldo Mauro Jr will play at the Long Island Winterfest Jazz on the Vine - Steinway Series. Leonardo Cioglia on bass, Alex Kautz on drums and Thiago de Mello on percussion. Sunday March 7. Sparkling Pointe - 39750 County Road 48, Southold, New York. Free

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October 21, 2009

Pianist Haroldo Mauro plays with bassist Alex Rocha and drummer Marcio Bahia at Espaço Maurice Valansi. October 21st at 8PM. Rua Martins Ferreira 48, Rio de Janeiro.

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October 18, 2009

Haroldo Mauro Jr Trio in recital Sunday afternoon at SESC Tijuca with Alex Rocha on bass and Marcio Bahia on drums. Rua Barão de Mesquita 539, Rio de Janeiro. Free.

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July 30, 2009

An ensemble from the University of Rio de Janeiro lead by professor Haroldo Mauro at the piano will play a program of Samba and Choro at Rio de Janeiro's Museum of Fine Arts. The group features Diana Nascimento on cavaquinho, Luiz Felipe Machado on classical guitar, Vitor Trope on bass and Pedro Penna on pandeiro.

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February 21, 2009

Brazilian jazz pianist Haroldo Mauro will play with singer Kenia and bassist Tony de Paolis. Saturday, Feb 21st at 8PM. Little E's, 949 Liberty Ave, Pittsburgh, PA. Phone: (412) 392-2217

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February 20, 2009

Singer Kenia will be joined by pianist Haroldo Mauro for the presentation of "From Chorinho to Bossa - A Great Journey". Friday, Feb 20th at 4PM at Chatham University. Woodland Rd. Pittsburgh.

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February 2, 2009

Brazilian jazz and bossa-nova pianist Haroldo Mauro, joined by Leco Soares on bass and Helio Schiavo on drums, appears at the Bar & Restaurant Via Brasil in midtown Manhattan, New York City. Check dates and details below.
Fri & Sat - Feb 6-7 from 7PM to 11PM;
Fri & Sat - Feb 13-14 from 7PM to 11PM;
Via Brasil is located at 34 W 46th St. between 5th and 6th Avenues in Manhattan.

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October 15, 2008

Brazilian jazz pianist Haroldo Mauro will be joined by bassist Sergio Barrozo and drummer Marcio Bahia for a jazz evening at Rio de Janeiro's Eapaço Cultural Maurice Valansi. Rua Martins Ferreira 48, Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro. Music starts at 8:30PM.

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August 7, 2008

Guest pianist Haroldo Mauro will perform on Thursday, August 7th with bassist Andy McKee and drummer Billy Hart at Montclair State University, in New Jersey. The concert will be held for students of the summer program JazzConnections, directed by Janet Lemansky where the performers are currently teaching. The trio will perform tunes by Antonio Carlos Jobim, Raul Mascarenhas and Haroldo Mauro.

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August 4, 2008

Brazilian jazz pianist Haroldo Mauro is the guest artist for the Jazz Honors Week at Montclair State University in Upper Montclair, NJ. The event is part of the Jazz Connections Program directed by Janet Lemansky. Pianist Mauro will teach lessons, present workshops and perform during the week of August 4th. For information and/or application call 973.509.0860.
Visit Jazz Connections site.

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August 2, 2008

Bassist Tim Givens joins pianist Haroldo Mauro for a jazz evening at Sofias. 221 W 46th Street in Manhattan, bet. 7th and 8th Avenues.
Music starts at 7PM.

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July 30, 2008

Guitarist and composer Toninho Horta is the special guest joining the trio of Brazilian jazz pianist Haroldo Mauro Jr. at Cachaça Jazz 'n' Samba Club in New York City. The trio features Leonardo Cioglia on bass and Adriano Santos on drums. Folloe the links below to hear samples of the performance on Youtube:
Inútil Paisagem
Estamos Aí

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May 6, 2008

This Tuesday, May 6th, American jazz pianist Phil DeGreg is the special guest at professor Haroldo Mauro's Jazz Workshop and featured artist in the concert to be held in the same evening at Vitrine Musical Unirio series. Joining the band are alto saxophonist Afonso Claudio, bassist Alex Rocha and drummer Haroldo Mauro.
Av. Pasteur 436, fundos.
Workshop: 10am, Alberto Nepomuceno Room
Concert: 5:20PM at Villa-Lobos Hall.
Admission is free.

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April 15, 2008

Instrumentalist Zeca da Cuíca is the special guest at pianist Haroldo Mauro's Workshop at University of Rio de Janeiro.

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February 23, 2008

Composer and percussionist Thiago de Mello and Haroldo Mauro present a joint workshop on Brazilian music at the Jazz Apprenticeship Program, directed by pianist/composer Sarina Bach, in New York City

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February 21, 2008

Haroldo Mauro Trio at the Cachaça Jazz 'n Samba Club. Line up: Leonardo Cioglia (bass), Adriano Santos (drums) and H. Mauro (piano). 35 West 8th Street in Manhattan. Sets at 9pm and 11pm.
$10 Cover Charge.

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February 16, 2008

Jazz duo with Tim Givens on bass. Sofia - 221 W 46th Street in Manhattan, bet. 7th and 8th Avenues. 7 to 11:30PM

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November 17, 2007

Brazilian Jazz pianist Haroldo Mauro joins Idriss Boudrioua (alto sax), Sergio Barrozo (bass) and José Boto (drums) for an early jazz afternoon at the Allegro Bistrô. Rua Barata Ribeiro 502, Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro. Music starts at 12 noon. No cover, no minimum.

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October 25, 2007

Haroldo Mauro plays with saxophonist Ricardo Pontes and bassist Paulo Russo. October 25th at 5PM at Modern Sound's Allegro Bistrô, located at Rua Barata Ribeiro 502, Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro. No cover, no minimum.

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August 1, 2007

Haroldo Mauro performs at Via Brasil in New York City on the following dates:
Wed & Thu, August 1 & 2 piano solo from 6PM to 10PM; Fri & Sat, August 3 & 4: bossa-nova trio with Leco Soares on bass and Helio Schiavo on drums from 7PM to 11PM.
Via Brasil is located at 34 W 46th St. between 5th and 6th Avenues in Manhattan.

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July 28, 2007

For the third consecutive year the EMIT concert series invites Brazilian jazz pianist Haroldo Mauro Jr. for a performance at the St. Petersburg College Music Center. July 28, 8 PM. The theater is located at 6605 5th Ave. North in St. Petersburg. Admission is $15 general, $12 for students and 65 and older, only available at the door. Call (727) 341-4363 for more information.

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July 27, 2007

Pianist Haroldo Mauro performs at the Historic Asolo Theatre in Sarasota, Florida in a double bill with Tampa Bay's Brazilian group O Som do Jazz. July 27 at 8 PM - The Historic Asolo Theatre is located at the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art at 5401 Bay Shore Road in Sarasota. Admission is $15-$30. Call (941) 359.5700 or order online.

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July 24, 2007

July 24, 2007
Haroldo Mauro plays solo piano at Sofia. Wednesday, July 24th at 7PM. Sofia is located at 221 W 46th St. in Manhattan.

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July 18, 2007

Jazz pianist Haroldo Mauro appears at the Bar & Restaurant Via Brasil in midtown Manhattan, New York City. Check dates and details below.
July 18-19 (Wed & Thu) and July 25 (Thu): piano solo from 6PM to 10PM;
July 20-21 (Fri & Sat): bossa-nova trio with Leco Soares on bass and Helio Schiavo on drums from 7PM to 11PM;
Via Brasil is located at 34 W 46th St. between 5th and 6th Avenues in Manhattan.

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July 11, 2007

July 11, 2007
Jazz duo with bassist Pat O'Leary at New York City's Sofia, located at 221 W 46th St. in Manhattan. First set starts at 7PM.

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May 24, 2007

Pianist Haroldo Mauro plays with Mauro Senise, Paulo Russo and Andre Tandeta at Modern Sound's Allegro Bistro.

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May 18, 2007

Jazz concert at Casa Thomas Jefferson, Brasília, Brazil. Antoine Espagno, bass, and Leander Motta, drums. Friday, May 18th at 9PM. Address: SEP Sul, EQ 706/906, Brasília, DF. Admission is free.

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April 25, 2007

Haroldo Mauro is the drummer with the Prosper Jam Project band this Wednsday. The musicians are A.C., (tenor sax), Marco Tommaso (piano), Tony Botelho (bass) and special guest Vidor Santiago (tenor sax). Shows start at 8 PM and there is no cover charge. Armazém Digital Leblon, Rio Design Center, Av. Ataulfo de Paiva 270. Phone number: 2274-5999

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January 6, 2007

Pianist Haroldo Mauro Jr. CD Bossa na Pressão was choosen one of the best ten albums of 2006 by Dan McClenaghan, of All About Jazz Magazine. The list includes releases by Chick Corea, Ornette Coleman and Brad Melhdau. "Brazilian pianist Haroldo Mauro's disc is the prettiest piano trio outing of the year..." said Mr. Clenaghan, who also praised the sound quality of the recording. (click to go to Dan Clenaghan's top ten of 2006...)

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December 4, 2006

December 4
Haroldo Mauro Jr. Trio, featuring bassist Sergio Barrozo and drummer Georgia Camara, perform Brazilian-jazz at the Museu de Ciências da Terra (Museum of Earth Sciences) on December 4th at 7PM, as part of the series Unirio Musical, sponsored by the University of Rio de Janeiro (Unirio). The museum is located at Av. Pasteur 404, Rio de Janeiro. Admission is free.

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November 24, 2006

November 24th
Record label Delira Música celebrates its third aniversary with the Delira no Armazém Festival, a full month of concerts featuring Delira label recording artists. Brazilian jazz pianist Haroldo Mauro will play on November 24th with his trio, featuring Sergio Barrozo on bass and Marcio Bahia on drums. Check the full schedule here.

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October 25, 2006

October 25th
Haroldo Mauro Jr. Trio performs at Espaço Cultural Maurice Valansi, with José Luiz Maia on bass and Georgia Camara on drums. October 25th at 8PM. Rua Martins Ferreira 48, Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro.

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October 8, 2006

October 8th
Paraná Educativa FM Radio show Instrumental e Tal, hosted by Silvio de Tarso, was entirely dedicated to jazz pianist Haroldo Mauro's CD Bossa na Pressão.

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August 31, 2006

Aug 31st & Sep 1st, 2006:
The Pauta Funarte concert series presents the Haroldo Mauro Jr. Trio at Sala Funarte Cassia Eller, Brasília, on Aug 31st and Sep 1st, 2006 at 8PM, with Oswaldo Amorim on bass and Paulo Marques on drums.

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July 29, 2006

July 29, 2006
Haroldo Mauro Jr. is featured at the Music Center at St. Petersburg College. The Brazilian jazz pianist and bossa-nova player will play with Florida musicians Mark Neuenschwander on bass and Luiz Santos on drums. The concert will be preceeded by a talk on Brazilian Music by Haroldo Mauro. The Music Center is located at 6605 Fifth Avenue in St. Petersburg. Donation admission (at the door). The concert is free for SPC students and staff. Call 727.341.4363 for more information.

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July 21, 2006

July 21st, 2006 — I Festival de Jazz de Manaus
Jazz pianist Haroldo Mauro Jr., joins Brazilian composer and percussionits Thiago de Mello in an appearance at the the I Festival Amazonas Jazz, in the Amazon, Brazil. Other supporting musicians are Idriss Boudrioua, Flavio Goulart, José Luiz Maia and Cesar Machado. July 21st, 2006.

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June 10, 2006

Brazilian pianist Haroldo Mauro Jr. is featured this Summer at New York City's Brazilian bar & restaurant Via Brasil. Check the following schedule for details:
Via Brasil (34 W 46th St. between 5th and 6th Avenues):
Piano solo Wed&Thu and bossa-nova trio Fri&Sat from June 30 through July 15th.

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June 5, 2006

June 5, 2006
Jazz pianist Haroldo Mauro Jr., accompanied by Unirio students Daniel Drummond (bass) and Georgia Câmara (drums), will perform in an all Radames Gnattali program at the Museu de Ciências da Terra, Rio de Janeiro. Monday, June 5th at 7PM. Av. Pasteur 404. Admission is free.

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May 24, 2006

May 24th, 2006 at 7PM
Jazz concert with the Haroldo Mauro Trio, featuring bassist José Luiz Maia and drummer Marcio Bahia. Centro Cultural da Justiça Federal. Av. Rio Branco, 241 – Cinelândia, Rio de Janeiro. Tel.: (21) 3212-2552

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May 5, 2006

The Carpe Diem Bar & Restaurant of Brasília will host a CD release party for Haroldo Mauro's CD Bossa na pressão on Friday, May 5th. Bassist Antoine Espagno and drummer Paulo Marques, both of Brasília, will join the jazz pianist for a trio performance.
May 5th at 19 PM at Carpe Diem - SCLS 104 Bl. D loja 01 - Brasília, DF. Reservas: 3325-5300

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April 27, 2006

April 27, 2006: Piano solo at Arlequim Store's happy-hour. Praça XV de Novembro, Rio de Janeiro from 6 to 7:30 PM.

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April 11, 2006

April 11, 2006: Jazz & bossa nova concert with the Haroldo Mauro Jr. Trio, featuring bassist Sergio Barrozo and drummer Rafael Barata, at Sala Baden Powell, Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro.

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March 9, 2006

Jazz pianist Haroldo Mauro Jr. will be playing on March 9th,16th and 30th at Arlequim's Store happy-hour, starting at 6PM. Arlequim store is located at Paço Imperial, Praça XV, Rio de Janeiro.

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March 4, 2006

Brazilian jazz pianist Haroldo Mauro Jr.'s trio, with Sergio Barrozo and Duduka DaFonseca will be the feature on next Saturday's edition of MEC Instrumental, a show produced by Jota Carlos on MEC 98.9 FM Radio Station. The group's live recording wil be aired on March 4th at 11PM.

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March 2, 2006

The Haroldo Mauro Jr. Trio, with Sergio Barrozo and Ricardo Costa will appear at Espaço Maurice Valansi on Thursday, March 2nd, 2006 at 8PM and will present a repertoire of bossa-nova tunes. Rua Martins Ferreira 48, Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro.

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January 10, 2006

CD Bossa na pressão of pianist Haroldo Mauro Jr. will be played on Sala de Música, Radio MEC 98,9 FM, on Sunday, January 15th, 2006 at 11PM. This broadcast will also have other important Brazilian musicians such as Raphael Rabello, Gilson Peranzzetta and the Continentino Trio.

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January 7, 2006

Jazz at the Modern Sound Store with Idriss Boudrioua (tenor sax), Haroldo Mauro Jr. (piano), Sergio Barrozo (bass) and José Boto (bateria). Sunday, January 7th, 2006 at 12 Noon. Rua Barata Ribeiro 502, Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro.

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December 16, 2005

Brazilian jazz pianist Haroldo Mauro will be appearing this Friday, Dec. 16th at Modern Sound's Allegro Bistro. Rua Barata Ribeiro 502, Copacabana.

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December 7, 2005

Brazilian jazz & bossa nova pianist Haroldo Mauro Jr. will play a jazz concert with his trio on Wednesday, December 7th at the CPRM Museum, located at the beautiful neighborhood of Praia Vermelha, Rio de Janeiro. Playing with Haroldo Mauro are bassist Daniel Drummond and drummer Georgia Câmara, both students of the University of Rio de Janeiro. The CPRM Museum is located at Av. Pasteur 404. The concert starts at 7PM and admission is free. The program features works from Mr. Mauro's latest CD Bossa na pressão.

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October 15, 2005

Brazilian jazz pianist Haroldo Mauro Jr.'s Bossa na pressão (Steaming Bossa) is the latest release by Delira Música of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Playing with Haroldo Mauro in all tracks are bassist Sergio Barrozo and drummer Duduka da Fonseca. Of the album's twelve tracks six are tunes written by Haroldo Mauro himself. There are also standards by Tom Jobim, Newton Mendonça, Carlos Lyra, Vinicius de Moraes and originals by pianist Alfredo Cardim and saxophonist Raul Mascarenhas. The release dates and places are as follows:
October 20, 2005, 8:30PM at the J Club - Praia do Flamengo 340, Rio de Janeiro.
October 26, 2005, 8:30PM at Espaço Cultural Maurice Valansi - Rua Martins Ferreira 48, Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro.
Xande Figueiredo will be playing drums with Haroldo and Sergio on the dates above.

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October 5, 2005

The Unirio Jazz & Bossa Sextet, led by Haroldo Mauro Jr. on drums, is a group of talented and dedicated students from the University of Rio de Janeiro. The group made its first appearance back in June, at Sala Baden Powell and will be playing again on October 5th, 2005 at Espaço Maurice Valansi.

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September 29, 2005

CJUB presents the Haroldo Mauro Jr. Trio, with Sergio Barrozo and Rafael Barata, playing works by Tom Jobim in "O Tom do Jazz: Haroldo Mauro Jr. Plays Antonio Carlos Jobim". Thursday, Sep 29th, at Mistura Fina, Rio de Janeiro.

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September 15, 2005

Haroldo Mauro Jr. plays this Thursday, September 15th at mega store Modern Sound's Allegro Room with saxophonist Ricardo Pontes and bassist Paulo Russo.

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August 5, 2005

Haroldo Mauro Jr. plays with drummer Luiz Filipe Amando and bassist Enio Santos at the Songbook Café, Friday, Aug. 5th starting at 9PM. Rua Conde de Bernadotte 26, Galeria do Teatro Leblon, Rio de Janeiro.

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July 23, 2005

Bassist Edson Lobo presents a jazz concert with his quintet, featuring Haroldo Mauro Jr. on piano, at the Friburgo Country Club on July 23rd. The concert is part of the Friburgo Winter Festival, sponsored by SESC.

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July 7, 2005

Haroldo Mauro Jr. will appear twice this month at the Modern Sound Store. On July 7th with Sergio Barrozo (bass) and Ricardo Pontes (tenor sax); and on July 21st with Ricardo Pontes and Paulo Russo on bass. Modern Sound Store is located Av. Barata Ribeiro 502, Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro.

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June 15, 2005

The Vitrine Unirio series presents a jazz/bossa nova concert by an ensemble formed by professor Haroldo Mauro Jr. and students of University of Rio de Janeiro (Unirio). The concert will be held on June 15th at 7PM at Sala Baden Powell, Av. Copacabana 360, Rio de Janeiro, (5521) 2548-0421.
Nicolau Andrade (trumpet), Chico Sá (tenor sax), Luís Portella (piano), Vinicius Moulin (guitar), Daniel Drummond (bass) and Haroldo Mauro Jr. (drums)

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June 13, 2005

Brazilian pianist Haroldo Mauro Jr. will join Brazilian composer and percussionist Thiago de Mello and several other musicians to perform at the release party of Mr. De Mello's newest CD Bem brasileiro com alguns sotaques, on Tuesday, June 13th at Rio de Janeiro's CD store Modern Sound. Haroldo Mauro has recorded several tracks in this album.

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May 14, 2005

During the second half of May, while finishing mixing and masterizing his CD in New York City, pianist Haroldo Mauro Jr. will appear as soloist at Plataforma (316 West 49th St.) and, with Paulo Braga (drums) and Leco Reis (bass), at Via Brasil (34 W 46th St).

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March 3, 2005

The radio show MEC Instrumental, produced and hosted by Jota Carlos, one more time airs the Haroldo Mauro Jr. Trio, recorded live at Radio MEC's studio with special guests Idriss Boudrioua on tenor sax and Mark Isbell on alto sax. Sergio Barrozo on bass and Alfredo Luis Gomes make up the rhythm section of the group. The show airs on Saturday, March 5th at 11PM, on MEC 98.9 FM.

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February 10, 2005

Haroldo Mauro Jr. just finished playing two more recording sessions for his CD with bassist Sergio Barrozo and drummer Duduka da Fonseca, at the Ciatec Studio, Rio de Janeiro, on January 29th and February 9th. This last session was recorded by recording engineer and singer Alana da Fonseca, Duduka's daughter.

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January 18, 2005

Haroldo Mauro Jr. continues his activities in the US participating in the recording of a CD with Brazilian percussionist Thiago de Mello and American clarinetist Dexter Payne.

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January 15, 2005

Haroldo Mauro Jr. presents a Brazilian jazz concert in St. Petersburg, Florida, accompanied by local musicians Patrick Bettison (bass) and Tom Caribasi (drums). The concert will take place at the St. Petersburg College Music Center and will also feature the band "O Som do Jazz", directed by trombonist David Manson, professor at St. Petersburg College.

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January 14, 2005

As part of his activities in Florida, Haroldo Mauro presents a Master Class on Brazilian music for students of the St. Petersburg College School of Humanities and Fine Arts. The subject is the performance of Bossa Nova on piano, bass and drums.

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January 9, 2005

Haroldo Mauro Jr. is the pianist with the Marshall Wood trio for a jazz performance at the Top of the Hub Restaurant & Lounge in Boston. Andy Baer is the alto saxophonist.

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January 8, 2005

Haroldo Mauro Jr. starts a US tour on January 8th with a solo appearance at the Millenium Bostonian Hotel, at 26 North St., Boston. After a couple of performances in Boston, Haroldo will travel to St. Petersburg, Florida to present a jazz concert and then to New York City to record with percussionist Thiago de Mello and clarinetist Dexter Payne.

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December 16, 2004

Brazilian pianist Haroldo Mauro Jr. appears with bassist Edson Lobo, alto saxophonist Idriss Boudrioua and drummer Alfredo Luis Gomes at the Bar & Restaurant Chakain, in Nova Friburgo, Brazil, in an event organized by the town's jazz aficionados.

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November 15, 2004

Whatmusic.com of London has released the CD "Obras II: O Pulo do Gato", by legendary Brazilian drummer Edison Machado, recorded in 1971 at Rio de Janeiro. Haroldo Mauro Jr. is the pianist in this album, composer of the tune it was named after and regular member of Edison's quartet at the time of the recording, together with tenor saxophonist Ion Muniz and bassist Ricardo Santos. Also appearing in some tracks is trombonist Edson Maciel. This CD is available for sale at the Whatmusic website, where you'll also find articles about Edison Machado and the recording session written by Haroldo, Ion and Ricardo. (Click here to go to whatmusic.com). Among the songs recorded are three compositions by Haroldo Mauro: O Pulo do Gato, Endyra and Liu.

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October 28, 2004

On Saturday, Oct. 28, MEC Radio Station presents a live recording of the Haroldo Mauro Jr. trio, with Sergio Barrozo on bass and Alfredo Luis Gomes on drums. The show is produced and hosted by Jota Carlos.

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October 13, 2004

Unirio presents a concert with students of the ensemble class of professor Haroldo Mauro Jr. The quintet is formed by students Nicolau Andrade (trumpet), Adaury Mendonça Jr. (piano), Vinicius Moulin (guitar), Daniel Drummond (bass); intern Chico Sá (tenor sax) and Haroldo Mauro on drums.

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October 10, 2004

The Haroldo Mauro Jr. Trio, with bassist Sergio Barrozo and drummer Duduka da Fonseca did two recording sessions for a new album, at the Drum Studio, Rio de Janeiro, on Sep. 29 and Oct. 7, 2004

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September 8, 2004

The jazz trio of pianist Haroldo Mauro Jr., with Sergio Barrozo on bass and Alfredo Luis Gomes on drums is the featured band at Bar e Restaurante Partitura, Rio de Janeiro, this Wednesday, Sep. 8. Av. Epitácio Pessoa 5030, Lagoa.

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September 1, 2004

Pianist Haroldo Mauro Jr., together with bassist Edson Lobo and drummer Alfredo Luis Gomes will play jazz and bossa nova at Shopping Cassino Atlântico's Cotton Club, in Copacabana, Wednesday, Sep. 1st.

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June 30, 2004

Brazilian pianist Haroldo Mauro Jr. and bassist Edson Lobo will take part together in a concert in celebration of Brazilian jazz drummer Eloir de Moraes, playing with Mr. Moraes some jazz standards. The concert will be held at Centro Cultural da Justiça, in downtown Rio, an initiative of drummers Alfredo Luis Gomes and Fernando Torres and produced by Andre Oliveira. Other important musicians will also play with Eloir de Moraes: Mauro Senise, Idriss Boudrioua, Helvius Vilela, Ronie Mesquita, Bidinho, Charles Rios and others.

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May 12, 2004

The Centro Cultural da Justiça, at Cinelândia, Rio de Janeiro, presents a jazz concert with drummer Alfredo Luis Gomes' Trio. The group features pianist Haroldo Mauro Jr. and bassist Edson Lobo. The event is part of the series Quartas Musicais, produced by Andre Oliveira.

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January 27, 2004

Haroldo Mauro Jr. has been invited to present several workshops on Brazilian music at Mt. Pleasant Central School District's Westlake School, in Upstate New York. Mr. Mauro taught and performed piano and drums for students of various grade levels, from third-graders to high school.

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December 16, 2003

Brazilian bossa nova and jazz pianist Haroldo Mauro Jr. travels to Boston to perform a series of jazz engagements in that city's hotel circuit.

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October 20, 2003

Haroldo Mauro Jr. appeared at the Villa-Lobos Room of University of Rio de Janeiro (Unirio), playing drums with Brazilian pianist Guilerme Vergueiro, bassist Sergio Barrozo. The repertoire contained songs by Brazilian music composers such as, Lupicínio Rodrigues, Cartola, Ari Barroso, Tom Jobim e outros.

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March 9, 2003

Haroldo Mauro Jr. plays drums at the Zinc Bar, New York City, with Brazilian musicians Cidinho Teixeira (piano), Sérgio Brandão (bass) and Brazilian vocalist Bárbara Mendes.

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January 11, 2003

Haroldo Mauro Jr. plays Saturday, January 11th, at Brixton's SW9 Bar Cafe, London, with Brazilian bassist Ricardo Pereira dos Santos, British saxophonist Nick Holmes and Italian drummer Andrea Trilló.

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January 2, 2003

Bassist Bruce Henry and Brazilian jazz pianist Haroldo Mauro Jr. are in Holland for the V Royal Dutch Tap Dance Festival, in the city of Apeldoorn. Haroldo and Bruce were invited to accompany tap dancers Steven Harper, from Brazil and Brenda Bufalino, from the USA, among other dancers, and to take part in a tap dance competition jury.

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May 4, 2002

Saxophonist J.T. Meirelles, one of the most important musicians of the Bossa Nova movement from the sixties, starts a new season at megastore Modern Sound's Allegro music room, accompanied by Brazilian jazz pianist Haroldo Mauro and bassist Sergio Barroso. The "Copa 3" trio, a reduced version of the original "Copa 5", will play every Saturday from noon to 4PM.

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December 13, 2001

Haroldo Mauro Jr. is the pianist of cavaquinho player Mestre Zé Paulo's band in a concert at Sala Funarte, Rio de Janeiro on December 20th. Mestre Zé Paulo plays songs from his CD Brasileirinho with musicians Zé Carlos Bigorna (sax & flute), Bebeto Castilho (bass), Fernando Coelho (acoustic guitar), Carlinhos Miranda (percussion) and Rubinho Moreira (drums), besides Haroldo Mauro.

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August 1, 2001

Haroldo Mauro Jr. joins bossa nova master composer Durval Ferreira (acoustic guitar) and singer Denise Pinaud at the City of Friburgo's Country Club for the concert "The Brazilian Sound of Denise Pinaud". Also in the band are bassist Bebeto Castilho (Tamba Trio), Mestre Ze Paulo (cavaquinho) and drummer Haroldo Jobim.

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May 8, 2001

Pianist Haroldo Mauro Jr. trio presents a jazz concert playing original compositions as well as jazz and bossa nova standards at the SESC Tijuca Auditorium, accompanied by bassist Paulo Russo and drummer Victor Bertrame.

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March 9, 2001

Haroldo Mauro (piano), Tony Botelho (bass) and Alfredo Gomes (drums) present a jazz performance at the Bookmakers Bookstore Music Room.

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May 15, 1999

The State University of Rio de Janeiro presents, on May 15th, a national meeting of tapdancers and tap dance companies, the "Tap Encontro 1999". Haroldo Mauro Jr. and bassist Bruce Henry play with Brazilian dancer and choreographer Cíntia Martin and, from the USA, with the American Tapdance Orchestra, led by tapdancer Brenda Bufalino.

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March 26, 1999

Haroldo Mauro Jr. (piano), Haroldo Jobim (drums) and Edson Lobo (bass) back up bossa nova singer Sonia Delfino at the Little Club, in the legendary Beco das Garrafas, today and tomorrow, march 26-27, 1999.

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March 13, 1999

The Teatro Municipal de Niteroi presents Milton Banana Trio as part of the series "40 Years of Bossa Nova", with Haroldo Mauro Jr. on piano and Herlon Bueno on bass. This concert is being recorded and will be aired on TVE television station.

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December 10, 1998

Haroldo Mauro Jr. has been recently invited to join the Milton Banana Trio for a series of performances at historic Copacabana night clubs where the Bossa Nova movement started. The trio played at the "Little Club", at legendary Beco das Garrafas and is now appearing weekly from Thursday through Sunday at the "Scotch Bar", Av. Princesa Isabel.

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May 13, 1998

Pianist and professor Haroldo Mauro Jr. was invited to join a team headed by professor Roberto Gnattali that will start a program of Brazilian Popular Music at the Conservatório Brasileiro de Música at Rio de Janeiro. Haroldo, himself a former CBM student, will teach piano and ensemble classes.

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