The Alliance Française of Rio de Janeiro features on Saturday, 22 August, at 8:0 pm, the jazz concert "Greg Lamy Quartet, in the Sala Cecília Meireles. The event is part of the commemorative programming of 130 years of the French Alliance in Brazil. Tickets are on sale on the site www.ingresso.com and the box office of the sala Cecília Meireles.
The prestigious guitarist Greg Lamy already was present at numerous clubs and festivals in Europe and the United States – 55 Bar, in Greenwich Village, Knitting Factory, Winter Jazz Festival. Frequently invited to participate in training, created in parallel with your group, with musicians he knew many years ago, among others, drummer Jean-Marc Robin and bassist Laurent Gautier. Greg Lamy was born in New Orleans, He studied at Berklee and works between Luxembourg and Paris.
With the same training provided 2007, the Quartet recorded two albums: "I see you" (2009) and "Meeting" (2013), signed by the record label, Igloo Records. The musicians of the Greg Lamy Quartet have a relationship of complicity, inspired and demanding, where, beyond the pleasure of playing together, If express plural and individually.
Laurent Gautier – double bass
Damien Prud'Homme – saxophone
Jean-Marc Robin – drums
About the Alliance Française
The French Alliance celebrates 130 years of activities in Brazil 2015. Besides being a reference in the language, is without doubt, the most respected institution and known the world, when it comes to the spread of the French language and Francophone cultures. She has, currently, more than 850 units 135 countries, where they study about 500.000 students. In France, it has schools and cultural centers for foreign students. The Brazil has the world's largest network of French Alliances with 40 associations and 67 units and from August more than 40 thousand students of the Brazilian network will use the new teaching method, the Alter Ego + (French Alliance Brazil version), which fit the criteria of quality of the common European framework of reference for languages defined by the Council of Europe, also has a unique notebook developed by a team of pedagogues of the Alliance Française network Brazil working in partnership with the Publisher to deal with intercultural issues specifically between France and Brazil in language learning.
It is the only institution in Brazil authorized by the Embassy of France, to apply the tests that give access to international diplomas DELF and DALF, recognized by the French Ministry of National Education. The Alliance Française is also official examination centre for international testing validity of two years TCF (The French Knowledge Test) and TEF (French Assessment Test) and the national test valid for one year Capes (recognized by agencies CAPES and CNPq MEC). The French Alliance in Brazil develops partnerships with numerous French and Brazilian companies as well as being an essential actor Franco-Brazilian cultural dialogue.
|Greg Lamy Quartet|
|Date: Saturday, 22 August, at 8:0 pm|
|Local: Sala Cecília Meireles|
|Address: Largo da Lapa, 47.|