SMJ – Bar Harbor 2018: Instrumental & Tap Dance Programs

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NILSON MATTA, ARTISTIC DIRECTOR

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RIO DE JANEIRO 2016

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BAR HARBOR – 2014 – VOCAL WEEK

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Samba Meets Jazz featured in DOWNBEAT Magazine

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SMJ – BAR HARBOR 2013 at COLLEGE OF THE ATLANTIC!

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ACADIA NATIONAL PARK

Our Bar Harbor venue is just minutes away from Acadia National Park.  Students often take advantage… [more]

ACADIA NATIONAL PARK ACADIA NATIONAL PARK

SUNSET IN RIO DE JANEIRO…

OUR THIRD SMJ — BRAZIL was held in RIO DE JANEIRO for the first time in February 2013...… [more]

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  • Welcome to Samba Meets Jazz Workshops

    Where our locations are as inspiring as our faculty!

    SAMBA MEETS JAZZ 2020 

    Vocal – Instrumental – Tap Dance

     Jazz – Brazilian – Afro-Cuban – World Music
        Adults – All Levels & Musical Backgrounds

    Endicott - sailboat - grass - tree pic

    PARIS, FRANCE 2020 

    April 2020
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    BOSTON’S NO.  SHORE (Endicott College)

    July 2020
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    BAR HARBOR, ME (College of the Atlantic)

    August 2-9, 2020
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    Directed by NILSON MATTA 

     

    PARIS 2020 FACULTY

    NILSON MATTA – NELSON VERAS
    JOHN SNAUWAERT – FILIPE GALGANNI

    SUMMER  FACULTY

    DOMINIQUE EADE – BRIAN LYNCH – HARRY ALLEN
    DARIO ESKENAZI – ADRIANO SANTOS – FELIPE GALGANNI
    & MORE TBA! 

              

    PAST FACULTY & PRESENTERS

    BRAZILIAN: Joyce Moreno, Tutti Moreno, Ivans Lins, Claudio Roditi,
    Romero Lubambo, Joao Bosco, Leny Andrade, Chico Pinheiro

    JAZZ: Steve Wilson, Harry Allen, Eric Alexander, Helen Sung,
    Jeremy Pelt, Scott Robinson, Dave Stryker, Julian Shore.

    AFRO-CUBAN:  Bobby Sanabria, Arturo O’Farrill, Carlos Franzetti