Delhi with the New Brazilian Music & Jazz India tour kicking off at India Habitat Center. Guitarist Daniel Marquez from Brazil and Flautist Mark Alban Lotz captivated the audienc on the first day of their two-day performance in Delhi, creating a euphoric atmosphere for the audience. The concert was presented by Recalling Roots and partnered by IRIS Fragrances.
Recalling Roots is a space for multi-ethnic & cross-culture dialogue that wishes to make art & culture more accessible and create value through deeper understanding of multi-ethnic, cross border and cross culture art forms. With the New Brazilian Music and Jazz tour, Recalling Roots aims to foster respect, understanding and awareness about different cultures thus developing multi-culture sensitivity & global mindset.
Nimisha Shankar, Founder, Recalling Roots, said, “It feels special to work with two maestros of music from different continents creating something so visceral, original and unique. We got tremendous support and we are thankful to our admirers and supporters for helping us bring this together. We are excited about the upcoming New Brazilian Music performances in Pune & Mumbai.”
With use of electronics, extended techniques and voice, Lotz painted a colorful portrait of intense beauty that reflected his life in jazz, classical and world music. Mark Alban Lotz, said, “Performing in India is great as we get a really splendid, warm and emotional response from the audience. So when this opportunity came while we were performing in Nepal, I grabbed it.”
Daniel Marquez who took the listeners to a universe of serene sounds of a unique voice on his Guitar, said, “My music mainly comes from compositions of Brazilian folklore but I make my own tunes out of it, trying to take it on a different level.”
After their solo performances, Daniel and Mark came together for restless stirrings of flute & guitar playing melodious notes, creating a rhythmic intensity that placed the listeners in a wonderful land of harmony. The duo’s music was energetic and full of detail at the same time.
The tour that began in Delhi on May 2nd, will subsequently move to Pune & Mumbai at city’s most reputed venues. The attendance to the second day event in Delhi is free and open to all.