$10 Cover @ the Door / Start 7:30pm / Doors 7pm
Brazilian vibist Lucas Amorim and his group will perform selected jazz, latin and bossa nova standards as well as originals. In addition Lucas will also perform a couple of solo pieces featuring the vibes.
Originally a drummer, Lucas Philippi de Amorim began playing the vibraphone and piano while attending the prestigious “Conservatorio de Tatuí” in Sao Paulo, Brazil, from 2012-2014.
Mostly a self-taught improviser, he began playing at gigs with local musicians soon feeling ready enough to attend the “Five Week Performance Program” at Berklee College of Music in Boston. At the end of the program and encouraged by his instructors, he auditioned for the Full Time program and was awarded a $20.000 scholarship.
In the Spring 2015 Lucas moved definitive to Boston and since then has been studying regularly at Berklee towards the completion of a Degree in Music Performance. Amongst his teachers and mentors at Berklee are names such: Gustavo Agatiello, Ed Saindon, Ed Tomassi, Dave Santoro and Rick Dimuzio.
Lucas keeps and active agenda of several performances each semester as well as classes and a work-study position at Berklee. In 2017 he was awarded “The Most Active Mallet Player of The Year” due to his academic accomplishments and contributions to the Percussion Department.
Amongst his most recent performances is a solo vibraphone appearance for the “2018 Massachusetts Day of Percussion” at Berklee.