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NASA 2022 Biennial Conference Presenter — Raphael Silva

Mark your calendars now to join us Thursday-Sunday, March 10-13, 2022 for the NASA 2022 Biennial Conference at Oklahoma State University, Greenwood School of Music in Stillwater, Oklahoma.


Saxophone Player
Name: Raphael Silva
Website: http://raphaelferreira.net
Presentation Date: Sunday, March 8, 2020 3:20 PM
Presentation Venue: W 218
Presentation Title: Saxofone Performance in Jazz-Oriented Brazilian Popular Music
Type of Presentation: Non-Performance: Jazz Lecture
Proposal Duration: 50
Bio: Raphael Ferreira is a Brazilian saxophonist, composer and arranger. Between projects as a soloist or co-leader, he has released eight albums. As an instrumentalist, Ferreira is part of the Latin Grammy Award-winning Hermeto Pascoal Big Band. In collaborations or as a sideman, he has worked with Airto Moreira, Flora Purim, Arismar do Espírito Santo, Phil DeGreg, Letieres Leite and Rosa Passos, having toured South and North Americas, Europe and Morocco. As a composer, he received the Nascente award (USP/Brazil) in 2006. 

Raphael Ferreira earned Master (2009) and Doctorate (2016) degrees in music by State University of Campinas/Brazil (Unicamp), and holds a Bachelor of Music degree by University of São Paulo/Brazil (USP). Currently, Ferreira lives in Denton/TX where he is a Visiting Postdoctoral Scholar at the Division of Jazz Studies of University of North Texas; he is also an Associate Professor at Institute of Arts of Federal University of Uberlandia/Brazil.

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