The "candies" - as Manuela Azevedo called - offered by Pedro Guedes and Carlos Azevedo, directors of the OJM, are part of the repertoire. Tom Waits, The Beatles, Elvis Costello, Chico Buarque, Serge Gainsbourg and Queens Of The Stone Age are some of the artists and bands that will be remembered. This music was chosen by the lead singer of the Clã with original arrangements created for big band.
Direcção: Pedro Guedes
Voz: Manel Cruz
Madeiras: João Guimarães, João Pedro Brandão, Mario Santos, José Pedro Coelho, Rui Teixeira
Trompetes: Luís Macedo, Javi Pereiro, Rogério Ribeiro, Hugo Silva
Trombones: Daniel Dias, Álvaro Pinto, Andreia Santos, Gonçalo Dias
Secção Ritmica: Carlos Azevedo (piano), André Fernandes (guitarra), José Carlos Barbosa (contrabaixo), Marcos Cavaleiro (bateria)
Orquestra Jazz de Matosinhos is a nonprofit institution promoting creativity, research, education and public awareness in the field of Jazz. With the support of the Matosinhos City Council and combining international ambition with a deep involvement with the local community, OJM plays the role of a National Jazz Orchestra.
OJM considers itself a pioneer in a largely unexplored territory.
CARA is an innovative recording studio, performance center and research facility. We are committed to explore new ways of leveraging the use of technology to promote musical excellency, as part of our performance activity, and to foster the emergence of new paradigms for musical education, as part of our educational department. Throughout the year, a multidisciplinary team develops a large number of projects, both in schools and in-house, in an innovative and wide scope approach to education fueled by research and focused on music and improvisation.