Overtures: Minas with Orlando & Patricia King Haddad
Bring the kids out to this free concert featuring, a Philadelphia-based bossa nova jazz band consisting of singer and guitarist Orlando Haddad and singer and pianist Patricia King.
Haddad is noted for bringing Brazilian music and culture to the city of Philadelphia, PA when he and his wife Patricia, after living in Brazil, moved back from Rio de Janeiro to the U.S. in 1984. Minas has performed in all of the area’s main venues and Orlando taught Brazilian Percussion at the University of the Arts, a post he held for 10 years. Minas also created an educational program, “Brazilian Adventure”, which brought assembly programs and residencies to public and independent schools in the tri-state area. This program has been seen by over 500,000 students.