Lenine & Martin Fondse: The Bridge II
Multiple award winning brazilian vocal star lenine joins forces with celebrated dutch pianist martin fondse for their sophomore album tour.
Taking the collaboration back to its essence with guitar, vocals and piano, the repertoire consists of new compositions by Fondse with highlights from Lenine‘s career, including Jack Soul Brasileiro, Paciência, and A Ponte.
Lenine is a star in his own right with 13 albums to his name, 6 Latin Grammy’s and numerous songs with celebrated artists such as Maria Bethânia, Gilberto Gil, and Milton Nascimento. Martin Fondse was recently awarded the Buma Boy Edgar Prize, the most notable prize in the Netherlands in jazz and improvised music
The combination of the subtle songs in Brazilian-Portuguese with the modern and energetic accompaniment of the formidable jazz pianist creates a unique sound. Their success has seen the collaboration at major venues in the Netherlands and abroad, such as Summer Stage-Central Park/New York, Rock in Rio/Rio de Janeiro (concert attended by 200.000 people),and North Sea Jazz Festival/Rotterdam.