Tio Chorinho with Flavia Nascimento
Tio Chorinho is the first ensemble in Canada dedicated to performing choro music, the “New Orleans jazz of Brazil.” Exciting, intimate, nostalgic and virtuosic, choro is an infectious urban-folk style whose universal appeal belies its musical complexity. Tio Chorinho embraces the authentic spirit of choro and extends it, thrilling audiences of all backgrounds with astonishing musicianship and easy-going charm on stage.
They perform frequently with the amazing Brazilian-born, Quebec-based vocalist Flavia Nascimento, with whom they will soon be making a full-length collaborative recording.
My body is a conduit, a link to past and to future generations.
It takes me back, it takes me forward, it carries the present.
My body is story.
The group features Eric Stein (mandolin), Andre Valerio (7-string guitar), Maninho Costa (percussion), Carlinhos Cardoso (cavaquinho), and Milos Popovic (accordion). They perform frequently with the amazing Brazilian-born, Quebec-based vocalist Flavia Nascimento, with whom they will soon be making a full-length collaborative recording.
Eric Stein (he/him) - mandolin
Andre Valerio (he/him) - 7-string guitar
Maninho Costa (he/him) - percussion
Carlinhos Cardoso (he/him) - cavaquinho
Milos Popovic (he/him) - accordion