Mark Morganelli & The Jazz Forum All-Stars​

"Brasil!" Double-CD Release on February 24

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Contemporary interpretations of Brazilian classics by flugelhornist Mark Morganelli & The Jazz Forum All-Stars.

Recorded at The Jazz Forum in NY with Brazilian Musicians, Brasil! featuring 2 CDs with 28 tracks by 10 different Brazilian composers.

Listen to a "Brasil!" Sample

Hear a sample from the album by clicking the play button below, or click here to preview the full album!

The Band Will Be Live at Jazz Forum Sunday, Feb 24

CD Release Party
Sunday, Feb 24

Don’t miss the grand CD release party at the Jazz Forum in Tarrytown, NY!

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Get to Know the Jazz Forum All-Stars

This is Mark Morganelli’s fifth CD as leader, presented together with:
Abelita Mateus, Steinway & Sons piano, fender rhodes, vocals • Eddie Monteiro, mini-accordion, vocals • Monika Oliveira, vocals • Nilson Matta, bass • Adriano Santos, drums • Nanny Assis, percussion, guitar, vocals • Carlos Barbosa-Lima, guitar

Get To Know Mark Morganelli

Mark Morganelli talks about creating community through the arts.

Mark Morganelli Biography

Trumpeter and flugelhornist Mark Morganelli has led his own groups since high school days on Long Island. He has performed at the 1976 Montreux Jazz Festival, the 1992 & 1994 Syracuse Jazz Festivals, the Du Maurier Downtown Toronto Jazz Festival, JVC/NY and Saratoga Jazz Festivals, New Orleans’ French Quarter Fest, and several tours of Italy, including in 2018. He’s also played many concerts and festivals in Europe, Japan, Brazil and the Caribbean, and hosted nightly jam sessions aboard the QE2 to the Newport Jazz Festival from 1996-99.

His first record “Live On Broadway” was recorded in 1982 at his 2nd Jazz Forum loft in NYC and featured James Spaulding, John Hicks, Billy Hart and others. In 1987, he recorded “Five Is Bliss” in the studio, featuring six originals and five standards including a couple of Brazilian tunes by Jobim.

Morganelli has produced forty CDs for Candid Records, including his own “Speak Low” at Birdland in 1990 with Kenny Barron, Ron Carter & Jimmy Cobb.

His fourth recording as a leader, “My Romance” was issued from live summer concert performances and featured Houston Person, Richie Hart, Rick Petrone & Joe Corsello.

Morganelli has produced forty CDs for Candid Records, including his own “Speak Low” at Birdland in 1990 with Kenny Barron, Ron Carter & Jimmy Cobb. His fourth recording as a leader, “My Romance” was issued from live summer concert performances and featured Houston Person, Richie Hart, Rick Petrone & Joe Corsello.

Morganelli has also recorded with Paquito D’Rivera, James Moody, Clark Terry, Harry “Sweets” Edison, Roland Hanna, Milt Hinton, Bucky Pizzarelli and others. He continues to perform with his Jazz Forum All-Stars and Brazil project around the region and “Brasil!” is his fifth CD as leader. Morganelli and his wife, Ellen Prior opened their new Jazz Forum club venue in Tarrytown, NY in June, 2017.

Hear the Band Jam

Watch the video below to see a recording session for Mark Morganelli’s “Brasil!”

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Attend the Live Show at the Jazz Forum on Sunday, Feb 24

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