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Rez Abbasi performs at the Newport Jazz Festival.
Erik Jacobs for NPR
July 12, 2012 We're in a guitar world, from Pakistan to Brazil and from steel strings to nylon, as the Rez Abbasi Acoustic Quartet and Trio da Paz play in turn at the Newport Jazz Festival.
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August 7, 2010 Three top-tier musicians play Brazilian music literally from the inside out: They're all from Brazil. Romero Lubambo, Nilson Matta and Duduka da Fonseca have been performing together for two decades, racking up collaborations with the entire spectrum of jazz musicians. At the CareFusion Newport Folk Festival, they welcomed a soulful tenor saxophonist.
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June 5, 2008 Hand in glove, Kenny Barron weaves jazz piano into Brazilian samba with Trio da Paz: Romero Lubambo, Nilson Matta, and Duduka da Fonseca. The four friends share the bandstand at Jazz Standard in New York.
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January 9, 2008 Bebop meets the rhythms of modern Brazil when the sparkling touch of pianist Kenny Barron meets the daring interplay of Trio da Paz. Hear a midnight set, live from the Jazz Standard in New York City.
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