JWQ Showcase 2017

Sunday, May 21, 2017

USA/BRAZIL: Helio Alves Quartet with special guest Chico Pinheiro Fri., June 2nd Jazz at Kitano

Helio Alves Quartet
with special guest Chico Pinheiro  
Friday, June 2nd Sets 8 & 10 pm Jazz at Kitano
66 Park Ave
New York, NY 10016
(212) 885-7119 Tickets & Info

Helio Alves: Piano
Sam Minaie: Bass
Eric Doob: Drums
Chico Pinheiro: Guitar



A native of Sao Paulo, Brazil, pianist Helio Alves combines the rhythmic complexity of modern brazilian music with the edgy energy of contemporary jazz. A resident of NYC since the early '90s, Alves has received high praise as an in-demand sideman with the likes of Joe Henderson, Yo-Yo Ma, Paquito D'Rivera, Airto Moreira, Claudio Roditi, Rosa Passos and Sadao Watanabe, to name but a few.

Chico Pinheiro is a guitarist, composer, and arranger from Brazil. He has played with other guitarists including Anthony Wilson, Julian Lage and Steve Cardenas. He is considered a leading figure of modern jazz in Brazil.