Bio: Jetro da Silva is a musician with a dual American and Brazilian citizenship. At only 16, Jetro was the sole supporter of his family, playing with world-renowned musicians, Episcopal Parish on Tijuca in Rio de Janeiro under Bishop Celso Oliveira and church Nova Vida da Tijuca in Rio da Janeiro und...See Full Bio
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"What I learned from them all was very important, and I hope that any young music student takes this seriously. Before meeting them I learned the whole repertoire of the artist. It’s so important to know their music in your head and your heart. If you're going to play with Earth Wind and Fire, listen to a lot of Earth Wind and Fire! Get used to playing the songs in different keys too; the musician who can play the songs without the aid of music sheets will be the best for the job. If I had to pick one person, it would be Gladys Knight. She was always prepared. She taught me the lesson of ‘the show must go on’. She had just lost her son before a gig we were about to play. The audience never knew and she played one of the best concerts I’ve ever seen. She never cancelled a concert, even when she was losing her voice."