Chicago Choro Club: Monthly Jam Session
New to Choro, Brazil’s authentic and jazz instrumental music? Every month, Chicagoans can enjoy one of the best Choro jam sessions to be found north of the equator. Bring your friends and come to listen or join in. No cover and open to all. Next to its slightly younger cousin Samba, no style of Brazilian music is more culturally organic than Choro. Its instrumental sound is acoustic, rhythmic and even somewhat jazzy, making it’s rise in popularity with American fans no surprise. Chicago is one of the cities at the forefront of Choro’s expansion and fans gather every third Sunday evening of the month for the Chicago Choro Club Monthly Roda de Choro (jam session) at Sabor a Café, on Peterson Avenue, near Western Avenue. With no cover, reservations are always a good idea, whether you come to play or to listen. Why? Here in Chicago - just like as in Rio de Janeiro (the city of Choro’s birth) - Choro is communal by nature and appeals to all ages of music lovers, especially with Jazz fans and Classical music followers because of Choro’s distinctive blend of improvisation, song form and technical aptitude. The Chicago Choro Club is a community of musicians that plays Brazilian choro music. The "CCC" is in residence at ACM (Access Contemporary Music) in Chicago (Ravenswood neighborhood), hosting classes and jam sessions in the style. Learn more at www.chicagochoroclub.com and www.acmusic.org/classes/choro-classes/ Hosting the session at Sabor a Café are instructors Julie Koiden, Marcel Bonfim, special guest David Chelimsky, John Beard and Heitor Garcia. So, plan to join then for an amazing evening of Choro from Brazil. You’ll soon feel right at home.