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Jazz / World Kensington, MD  US


  • Fri

    Aug 14

    Washington, DC, US | 5:00pm

    The Jazz in the Garden Series begins its 14th season in May.This is one of the highlights of Origem's outdoor performances . The free concert series features jazz artists performing a wide variety of styles—salsa, blues fusion, xylophone, Afrofunk, and more—every Friday evening from 5:00 to 8:30 in the National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden.

  • 2015

    Mar 18

    Warrenton, VA, US | 9:00am

    Origem performs for the kids at Highland Middle/High School. We are joined by some amazing musicians; Campbell Charsee on keyboards, Lucas Ashby on percussion, and Ben Roseth on saxophone.

  • 2014

    Jun 24

    Washington, DC, US | 7:00pm

    As a part of the DC Jazz Festival, the Hill Center presents a concert featuring Brazilian Jazz band: Origem When: Tue, 06/24/2014 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm Cost: $15 Advance; $20 Day of purchase ticket here: http://www.instantseats.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=buy.event&eventID=191C0484-F93F-0008-59C441BDC1739CE4 Sax: Godwin Louis Keyboard: Campbell Charshee Bass: Leonardo Lucini Drum: Alejandro Lucini Watch their Kennedy Center performance: http://www.kennedy-center.org/explorer/artists/?entity_id=10836&source_type=B DC Jazz Festival is celebrating their 10th Anniversary with performances citywide June 24-29. 2014. Check out their full schedule at www.dcjazzfest.org. Origem has performed in many local and national music festivals and venues such as The Kennedy Center, The Sculpture Gardens at the National Galley of Art, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Folk Life Festival, Blues Alley Jazz Club, The Carter Baron Amphitheater, The Rosslyn Jazz Festival, Lake Anne Jazz Festival, Taste of DC Festival, Montgomery College World Arts Festival among others. Awarded and internationally recognized musicians have performed with Origem such as: Frederico Pena, Gregoire Marett, Benito Gonzales, Alex Brown, Alex Han, Vince Evans, Leo Gandelman, Raul Mascarenhas, Dan Reynolds, Peter Fraize, among others. The group performs a variety of Brazilian music styles from the Southeast and Northeast regions of Brazil such as Samba, Bossa Nova , Forro, Afoxe and Maracatu, mixed with jazz, funk, rock, and other styles to create a unique blend like no other.

  • 2013

    Oct 16

    Rockville, MD, US | 7:30pm

    2 hour concert as part of the World Arts Festival The Montgomery College Arts Institute World Arts Festival is an annual year-long celebration of music, dance, literature, storytelling, film, and visual art from around the world. The festival features artist residencies, workshops, lectures, and performance events by internationally recognized musicians, artists, dancers, scholars, and writers. We are fortunate to promote and feature “local” award-winning artists, such as Amadou Kouyate, Mande drumming; Mitra Kusuma, Balinese gamelan; Ron Warren, Native American flute; and Origem, Brazilian jazz, while bringing people from as far away as Australia, such as Ash Dargan, Australian didjeridu, and Albert Cata, Pueblo storyteller. A primary purpose of the festival is to bring different cultures and communities together. In striving for authenticity and quality in multi-cultural education, the MC World Arts Festival has offered a variety of programs reflecting our community of more than 167 different nationalities.

  • 2013

    Oct 9

    Alexandria, VA, US | 7:30pm

    Latin Night with Origem @ The Carlyle Club (near Old Town Alexandria)



Label: Lucini Music

Bio: Brazilian music group Origem has been performing in the Washington Metropolitan area for over 15 years. The group's mission is to bring awareness of Brazilian culture through music.

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“The Lucini brothers are the nexus of a growing Latin jazz scene in Washington... spreading the rhythmic gospel of their homeland.”

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