Rosa Passos, the great Brazilian singer, has a pristine, delicate voice, and she puts it to spellbinding use… She sang a number of sumptuous ballads in such a way that their melodies seemed lighted from within. She also flirted with samba, adopting a translucently airy cadence. Her concert was a study in small gestures and subtle touches, and she made it feel both natural and special. — The New York Times

Called the “female João Gilberto,” Rosa Passos is a living legend, a prolific and distinct vocalist and guitarist with a playful yet sophisticated style, marked by perfect pitch and spacious elegance. Her four sold-out shows in the Appel Room with Kenny Barron in 2016 were a season highlight, and it is a rare treat to experience Ms. Passos in the intimate atmosphere of Dizzy’s Club.


• Rosa Passos, vocals, guitar

• Chico Pinheiro, guitar

• Hélio Alvis, piano Sam

• Minaie, bass

• Rafael Barata, percussion

Live Performance at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s intimate jazz lounge, Dizzy’s Club in New York City

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