Henrique De Almeida and World News

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Wednesday / June 5, 2013 / 8:15 p.m.
Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue

World jazz fusion drummer Henrique De Almeida (Larry Coryell, Jeff Berlin) presents his fusion band, World News. He reunites with fusion greats keyboardist Steve Hunt (Alan Holdsworth, Stanly Clarke) and guitarist extraordinaire Bruce Bartlett after 23 years!

Hunt, De Almeida and Bartlett performed in different groups in the Boston area in the late 1980s through the mid-1990s. Henrique then left Boston for many years and now returns as an associate professor at Berklee College of Music.

World News presents is a celebration of fusion music styles that reflects Henrique’s many travels and life experiences in Africa, South America, Europe, Central America, Asia, and the Middle East. Albanian bass virtuoso Ervin Dhimo and jazz saxophonist Dino Govoni round out this energetic ensemble.