2010-11 Season

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November 7, 2010
BOISE JAZZ SYMPOSIUM 4 PM -- FREE
CONCERT 7PM -- $45 ADULTS - $27.50 STUDENTS
DOORS OPEN 6:15 PM -- OPEN CLUB SEATING
SNACKS PROVIDED -- ADULT BEVERAGES AVAILABLE

Esther Simplot Performing Arts Academy, Boise

     Latin Percussionist and Drummer Mauricio Zottarelli has been on the forefront of the Jazz, Latin and Brazilian music scenes best known for his musicality, impeccable time and groove, his facility on the drum set, and his ability to play in many different styles.
     Graduating from the Berklee College of Music, he majored in Film Scoring, Performance and Arranging. More recently, Mauricio studied Indian music with the amazing South Indian guitar player Prasanna, and studied piano and composition with renowned jazz instructor Charlie Banacos.
     In 2009, Mauricio became a member of Japanese pianist Hiromi’s super group, Hiromi’s Sonicbloom, and has been traveling the world in support of her CD, Beyond Standard.
Also in June, Mauricio released his first album, entitled 7 Lives, which includes several of his own compositions. The record has an amazing lineup of some of the best names in jazz and Brazilian music, performing a unique mix of Brazilian jazz, fusion, and jazz.

     Mauricio has participated in more than 50 albums as a drummer/percussionist. Here’s a list of some of Mauricio's performance/recording credits:  Hiromi, Dig Trio, Eliane Elias, Marc Johnson, Prasanna, Esperanza Spalding, Cláudio Roditi, Rosa Passos, Dom Salvador, Jovino Santos Neto, Nilson Matta, Toninho Horta, Santi deBriano, Cidinho Teixeira group, Gustavo Assis Brasil, Marc Rossi Group, Hendrik Meurkens, Oriente Lopez, among many others.

Here's the Mauricio Zottarelli Quintet and a short comment by Mauricio about their CD entitled "7 Lives"

And here's the Mauricio Zottarelli Quintet playing "Spirit"

Visit his website at mzdrums.com.


Season Sponsors

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Concert Sponsors

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In Memory: Patti and Les Smith
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