Joe Carter Trio to Perform João Donato Tribute

News Story: September 30, 2014
Joe Carter

The Sacred Heart University Academic Music Faculty Concert Series will present the Joe Carter Trio, with guest artist Duduka de Fonseca, on Wednesday, October 22, at 7 p.m. in the Edgerton Center for the Performing Arts. The musicians will perform the music of Brazilian pianist and composer João Donato, one of the architects of the Bossa Nova style that developed in Brazil in the late 1950s. This event is free and open to the public.

The Joe Carter Trio is led by Joe Carter, director of the Academic Music Programs at Sacred Heart. Featured performer da Fonseca is a Grammy-nominated drummer and author, born in Rio de Janeiro and one of the top practitioners of the Samba Jazz style.  Also included in the trio is SHU faculty member Leco Reis on acoustic bass.