Sérgio Mendes, one of the most internationally successful Brazilian artists of all time, has influenced the music industry for over five decades and continues to evolve through new collaborations and mediums. The Multi-Grammy Award winning pro-ducer, composer, keyboardist, and vocalist, celebrates the 50th Anniversary of his band Brasil ‘66 with a special world tour that stops in Southern California for one night only before leaving the U.S.
Mendes has recorded more than 35 albums, many of which went gold or platinum, and is a three-time Grammy Award winner. In 2012, Mendes received his first Oscar nomination in the music category for “Real In Rio” from the animated, 3-D feature film “Rio.” Mendes’ iconic album: “Herb Alpert presents Sérgio Mendes & Brasil ’66 was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame, joining Bruce Springsteen’s “Born In The U.S.A.”, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s “I Have A Dream” speech, the Rolling Stones’ Exile On Main St., and others in the 2012 class of historically significant recordings.
When: Friday, December 9th – 7pm
Where: Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center, Redondo Beach, CA