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Diálogos Duo

NEW CD "Choro Tributes"

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DUO RESIDENCIES featuring CHORO TRIBUTES

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• INTERVIEWS & BROADCASTS

• Solo Concert:
Jazz Forum at Home

Richard in a live-streamed concert presented by Jazz Forum.

• "MEET THE ARTIST"
Richard Boukas with Frances Wilson, UK

Boukas discusses in this print interview his musical beginnings and forty-plus years of life's work in Brazilian music.

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Nelson Faria & Richard Boukas
"Ouça Comigo"

Nelson and I discussed (in Portuguese) our Duo track "Mexedinho" on his YouTube show "Listen with Me".
See video on the right or click Ouça Comigo above. Scroll to 52:34

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• NEW COMPOSITIONS


• "Cantos do Nordeste" 
Featuring the rich and diverse genres from Brazil's Northeast.
The work consists of eighteen movements, the largest of the seven suites composed for the Duo.


• "Three Choros for Bass Clarinet and Guitar" 
Adaptations of choros originally scored for larger ensembles. 

DIÁLOGOS DUO's complete original repertoire: seven suites, 67 movements.


NEXT SUITE: "Sambistas Imortais"

Tributes to Samba composer legends 1920 to the present.

Collaborations

Sopros de PE
Clarinet Quartet

Sopros de PE is the premiere clarinet quartet in Northeast Brazil. I met them last year at ClarinetFest, the annual convention of the International Clarinet Association. Shortly after ClarinetFest, I composed an extended work for Sopros de PE, Embolada


The next piece for the quartet will be "Maestro Duda", an adaptation of a frevo that is part of the new Diálogos Duo suite "Cantos de Nordeste".

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Victor Chávez Duo

Select Diálogos Duo works will be adapted for clarinetist Victor Chávez and pianist Eunsuk Jung. This will involve a rewrite of the guitar part for piano. Both Victor and Eunsuk are faculty at Univ. TN/Knoxville.

Choro Tributes / Premiere Videos

Jazz Forum Live Solo Concert