Experience the Rhythms of Brazil with Minas at Delaware County Community College

Minas at Delaware County Community CollegeDelaware County residents Orlando Haddad and Patricia King of Minas, Philadelphia’s premiere Brazilian jazz ensemble, will perform March 28 at 7 p.m. at DCCC. Courtesy of DCCC.

MEDIA, PA — Philadelphia’s top Brazilian Jazz ensemble, Minas, is set to perform at Delaware County Community College on Thursday, March 28. The concert, featuring local residents Orlando Haddad and Patricia King, promises an evening of enchanting melodies and captivating rhythms.

Minas, known for their fresh and innovative sound, blending elements of Brazilian and American music roots. Their repertoire ranges from melancholic Blues and Choro ballads to Folk tunes with a cool Bossa Nova pulse, and from upbeat Sambas to intricate jazz improvisations. Their unique style, complete with scat singing and whimsical whistling, ensures a musical experience like no other.

With a collection of over 100 songs, Haddad and King’s compositions have been likened to classics by Cole Porter and Antonio Carlos Jobim. Their music captures the essence of great songwriting, combining memorable melodies, inventive harmonies, and poetic lyrics to create timeless and engaging compositions.

Haddad and King have spent over four decades dedicated to performing and teaching Brazilian music. They have captivated audiences in a variety of settings, from intimate gatherings to large venues, with their unique sound, artistry, and warmth. Their stage presence and chemistry reflect a perfect musical marriage, a testament to their lifetime of collaboration.

The concert is part of the College’s 2023-2024 Concert Series and will take place in the Large Auditorium in the Academic Building. Each semester, Delaware County Community College offers students and local residents the chance to enjoy performances by world-renowned musicians right in their own backyard.

Tickets are just $10 for general admission and free for students. Don’t miss this opportunity to experience the vibrant rhythms and mesmerizing melodies of Minas. Mark your calendar for an unforgettable evening of Brazilian Jazz. For tickets, visit dccc.edu/concerts.

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