​January 19th

Berkeley Choro Ensemble

At the California Jazz Conservatory


January 20th

Choro Trio featuring Almir Cortes, Nando Duarte and Brian Rice at the Sound Room


February 1st

Harvey Wainapel and Almir Cortes quartet

at the Hillside Club


February 2nd

Berkeley Choro Ensemble

Pacifica


February 3rd 3pm

Harvey Wainapel, Almir Cortes Quartet

The Palms Playhouse, Winters


February 9th, 8:00pm

Wake the Dead

San Rafael osher Marin JCC


March 16th, 8:00pm

Wake the Dead

Oddfellows Hall, Auburn


March 22nd, 8:00pm

Wkae the Dead

The Barn, Gilroy


March 29th, 11am and 7:00pm

With Danilo Brito

Jacksonville, FL


March 30th, 8:00pm

With Danilo Brito

Duke University, Durham, N.C.


April 1st, 8:00pm

With Danilo Brito

Kuumbwa, Santa Cruz


April 2nd

With Danilo Brito

Yoshi's, Oakland 


April 5th

With Danilo Brito

Edmonds, WA


April 12th

Wake the Dead

Rhythmix, Oakland


April 13th

Wake the Dead

Dance Palace, Point Reyes


April 14th

Wake the Dead

Club Fox, Mountainview


May 5th, 3:00pm

Berkeley Choro Ensemble

Sonora



Past gigs

January 5th

Wake the Dead at the Sofia in Sacramento


December 1st

Berkeley Choro Ensemble

Hotel Healdsburg


November 11th

Featuring Jorge Alabe and Catia

at the Ashkenaz


November 10th

Elis e Ellas featuring Catia

at Brasarte


November 3rd

with Karine Siverthorne and Marcos Silva

at Brasarte


October 28th

Wake the Dead 19th Annual Day of the Dead show 

at the Freight and Salvage


October 26th

Rebecca Kleinmann CD Release at the Sound Room in Oakland


October 7th

Berkeley Festival of Choro Presents the Ian Coury Trio

Featuring Ian Coury, Brian Rice and Nando Duarte


October 6th
Fifth annual Berkeley Festival of Choro
Feat. Grupo Falso Baiano, Duo Violao Brasileiro, Ian Coury and Berkeley Choro Ensemble

St. Johns Episcopal, Berkeley
September 2nd 6pm
in house concert, Oakland
Danilo Brito, Alessandro Penezzi, Jane Lenoir and Brian Rice


September 2nd 3pm

Brazil Camp All-stars at the Levagem Festival

1901 San Pablo Ave. Berkeley

Alessandro Penezzi, Danilo Brito, Alessandro Cardoso, Brian Rice


September 1st
Danilo Brito, Alessandro Penezzi, Jane Lenoir and Brian Rice at house concert in San Jose


August 25th
Danilo Brito, Alessandro Penezzi, Brian Rice and Jane Lenoir at St. Alban's Episcopal Church in Albany, CA

August 19th
Berkeley Choro Ensemble with Amilton Godoy/Lea Freire Duo
The Palms Playhouse, Winters, CA


June 8th
Wake the Dead
Grizzly Peak Winery, Ashland, OR

June 9th
Wake the Dead
Arcata Playhouse, Arcata, CA

June 22nd
Speacial guest with Almir Cortes ensemble
UNIRIO, Rio De Janeiro

July 15-20
Teaching at California Coast Music Camp

August 5-12
Teaching at Cazadero Family Camp

May 19th

Brasiliense

The Sound Room, Oakland


May 4th

Dann Zinn Band

Cafe Pink House, Saratoga


May 3rd

Lecture with Kevin Carr: Lesser Known Bagpipe Traditions of the World

Stanford University


March 18th

Wake the Dead

Club Fox, Redwood City


March 17th

Wake the Dead 

Miner's Foundry, Auburn


March 11th

Wake the Dead

Sweetwater, Mill Valley


February 24th

Wake the Dead

Castro Valley Theater


​January 10

Berkeley Choro Ensemble

​Throckmorton Theater, Mill Valley


January 18

​Almir Cortes, Harvey Wainapel Quartet

Kuumbwa, Santa Cruz


January 19

​Almir Cortes, Harvey Wainapel Quartet

​California Jazz Conservatory, Berkeley


​January 20

Almir Cortes, Harvey Wainapel Quartet

​Café Healdsburg, Healdsburg


​January 28, 3:00

Almir Cortes, Harvey Wainapel Quartet

​The Palms Playhouse, Winters, CA


​February 1, 4:30-6:30

Almir Cortes workshop with Nando Duarte and

Brian Rice

​UC Davis


​February 2

​Choro Trio featuring Almir Cortes, Nando Duarte

and Brian Rice

​The Soundroom, Oakland


​February 10

​Berkeley Choro Ensemble CD release concert

​St. Alban's Episcopal Church, Albany


November 17th, 7:00pm
Berkeley Choro Ensemble
​Presidio Sessions Concert Series
Officers Club (in the Presidio)


​November 15th, 12:00 noon
Berkeley Choro Ensemble
Throckmorton Theater, Mill Valley


November 4th, 8:00pm
Wake the Dead
Flynn's Cabaret (formerly Don Quixote's)
Felton


November 3rd, 8:00pm
Wake the Dead
Point Reyes Dance Palace, Point Reyes


October 28th, 8:00pm
Wake the Dead annual Day of the Dead show
Freight and Salvage Coffee House

October 25th, 8:00pm
The fourth edition of the Berkeley Festival
of Choro featuring Choro Das Tres, Amilton Godoy, Leia Freire Duo, and the Berkeley Choro Ensemble
Freight and Salvage Coffee House


October 1st, 4:30pm
Claudia Villela Group
Bach Dancing and Dynamite Society


September 15th, 8:00pm
Rebecca Kleinmann, Nando Duarte
Jessie Appelman, Brian Rice quartet
at the Sound Room in Oakland


September 8th, 8:00pm

Berkeley Choro Ensemble

with guests Rogerio Souza and

Edinho Gerber from Brazil

at the Hillside Club in Berkeley


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September 2nd 3pm

Brazil Camp All-stars at the Levagem Festival

1901 San Pablo Ave. Berkeley

Alessandro Penezzi, Danilo Brito, Alessandro Cardoso, Brian Rice


Almir Cortes

Brian Rice