Sergio Mendes

Brazilian pianist Sergio Mendes made a mark in the worldwide music industry over five decades with his bossa nova-tinged jazz. He has recorded more than 35 albums, winning multiple Grammy Awards. The producer, composer, keyboardist and vocalist continues to influence the music scene with his work on movie soundtracks, including the animated Rio films.

Mendes started his career with 1961’s Dance Moderno and the groups Bossa Rio and the Sergio Mendes Trio. He established himself over the next 20 years, but really found global stardom after performing “The Look of Love” at the 1968 Oscars. His group’s version went Top 10, quickly followed by the hits “The Fool on the Hill” and “Scarborough Fair.” Mendes added soul and funk to his jazz and pop, but always with a Brazilian rhythm.

Mendes’ versatility has enabled him to collaborate with a wide a range of artists, including Justin Timberlake, John Legend, Black Eyed Peas and Juanes.

Event Times

  • October 18, 2017 8:00 PM Add

Group Sales

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