Three-time Grammy award winner and iconic 60’s Brazilian Legend, Sergio Mendes comes to London to perform at the Royal Festival Hall on Sunday 5 May 2019
Sergio Mendes rose to fame with his iconic band Brasil ’66 and the unforgettable timeless single “Mas Que Nada” presenting to the word his distinct style of music fused with Bossa nova & jazz which debuted in onto the Billboards top ten 10 charts and Int stardom.
Across the years Mendes has recorded an incredible 35 albums and has continuously explored his creativity identity with include collaborations with some of the biggest names and Int music recording artists across the genres of pop, world music and jazz including Stevie Wonder, Dave Grusin, Will.i.am, Erykah Badu and John Legend but to name a few.
A producer, composer, pianist and vocalist, Sergio Mendes’ signature mix of Bossa nova, samba and distinctive pop instrumentation has ultimately come to define Brazilian music on the international scale. With an incredible career spanning 5 decades, Mendes’ enduring influence on the music industry continues to evolve, receiving an Oscar nomination for “Real in Rio” as recently as 2012.
Mendes offers a performance imbued with the poise and class expected for an experienced maestro of the stage and is set to flawlessly deliver the familiar as well as surprise and revitalise with newer work.
Time to be transported to Brazil with a unique performance not to be missed by living Brazilian Bossa nova & jazz/funk legend and the unmistakable music of Sergio Mendes.
Where: Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre, Belvedere Rd, Lambeth, London SE1 8XX
When: Sunday 5 May 2019
Ticket purchase: https://www.southbankcentre.co.uk/whats-on/132961-sergio-mendes-very-special-guests-2019 and for further information on Sergio Mendes see website: www.sergiomendesmusic.com