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Aline Sardao is a multi-instrumentalist who plays piano, bass and guitar. With a degree in orchestral conducting, she is comfortable performing in different styles from the symphonic classics to Pop, Jazz and Latin Music.
Brazilian born, she developed a special passion at an early age for Bossa Nova, Choro, Samba and Brazilian Jazz.
Jefferson Xavier is an awarded cellist who was featured as soloists with orchestras in Brazil and in the United States. He is an experienced musician specialized in chamber music. Brazilian born, Jefferson was influenced not only by the classical masters, but also by the great Jazz, Rock and Brazilian music performers.
During the 2020 Pandemic, the two friends decided to join forces and perform music that speaks deeply to their Brazilian roots.
Bossa Nova River Duo brings to the audience the richness of Brazilian rhythm combined with the warm melodies and tasteful dissonant harmonies of Jazz, an ideal combination for every special occasion!