Brasil Jazz Fest Returns to Rio de Janeiro April 1st – 3rd

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Friday, April 1st through April 3rd, Vivo Rio will host the 27th edition of the Brasil Jazz Fest music festival. This year's lineup includes jazz legends Herbie Hancock and Wayne Shorter; Mexican jazz drummer, Antonio Sánchez; and Brazilian bandolinist, Hamiltion de Holanda.

To open the festival on Friday, American pianist/keyboardist and composer Herbie Hancock will perform live with American jazz saxophonist and composer Wayne Shorter. Both Hancock and Shorter are considered icons of modern jazz. During the 1960s, the two performed together as part of Miles Davis . . .

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