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 Scott Kettner's Brazilian Brass Band (1 Albums, 7 Tracks)


  • Scott Kettner - percussion
  • Liliana A - vocals
  • Peter Cancurra - sax
  • Frank London - trumpet
  • Barry Cooper - trombone
SCOTT KETTNER (Artistic Director/Founder The Nation Beat and Maracatu New York) Drummer,Percussionist,Composer,Recording artist Scott Kettner is building a unique position for himself in the world of Jazz and Contemporary World Music. A graduate of The New School University Jazz and Contemporary Music program, Kettner has studied intensively in Brazil and in 2004 became a member of one of the oldest existing traditional Maracatu groups from Recife, Brazil, Maracatu Nação Estrela Brilhante (founded in 1906). In 2003 and 2005 Scott was awarded an artist grant from The Brooklyn Arts Council for his project Maracatu New York and The Nation Beat and
was just elected a 2006 Latin Jazz Ambassador by the U.S. State Department. Scott is also a faculty member of The New School University’s Jazz and Contemporary Music Program where he conducts the Brazilian Maracatu Percussion class.-Scott Kettner Myspace


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