Gilberto Gil

Broward Center for the Performing Arts
201 SW 5th Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
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WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

With a career spanning four decades and nearly 40 albums, seven-time Grammy Award Winner Gilberto Gil returns to weave his musical magic at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts fresh off a highly acclaimed 2009 European Tour. Alongside his son Bem Gil (guitars) and the super talented Jaques Morelenbaum (cellist/producer/conductor), The String Concert is sure to surprise, entertain, inspire, and sizzle. As a singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, Gilberto Gil fused bossa nova, samba and salsa with rock and folk music, becoming a true world music pioneer. In the late 1960s he introduced the Tropicália movement alongside Caetano Veloso and went on to become Minister of Culture for Brazil, playing a key role in the constant modernization of Brazilian popular music and culture throughout the world.

Visit the Gilberto Gil website:

http://www.browardcenter.org/gilbertogil