Music of Brazilian Piano Legends: Donato, Pascoal, & Salvador
May 01, 2020
7pm - Portland, OR
Join pianists Cassio Vianna, Jasnam Daya Singh, and Kerry Politzer at Classic Pianos in Portland,
for an evening honoring three living legends of Brazilian jazz piano: João Donato, Hermeto Pascoal,
and Dom Salvador. The pianists will perform with veteran Seattle bassist Dean Schmidt and
percussionist Simon Lucas of the Brazillionaires. Vocalist Sherry Alves will be a special guest.
Allen Thayer, host of KMHD's The Brazilian Beat, will open the concert with a short multimedia presentation.
Tickets available HERE.
This exciting event has been funded by the Regional Arts and Culture Council.
MTNA - Clinic
April 14, 2020
10:30am - Olympia, WA
Cassio Vianna presents a clinic on improvisation at the Olympia Chapter of the
Music Teachers National Association.
Regency Jazz Ensemble - PLU
March 18, 2020
8 p.m. - Tacoma, WA
Cassio Vianna (piano), Clipper Anderson (bass), Mark Ivester (drums) and guest Don Norton (saxophone).
Mary Baker Russell, Room 306, Pacific Lutheran University.
University Jazz Ensemble - PLU
March 16, 2020
Pacific Lutheran University Jazz Ensemble concert.
Directed by Cassio Vianna - - Eastvold Auditorium,
Karen Hille Phillips center for the Performing Arts, Pacific Lutheran University.
KNKX Public Radio - PLU Jazz Quintet featuring Cassio Vianna
March 07, 2020
6:00pm - Tacoma, WA
The PLU Jazz Quintet features some of the university’s most accomplished jazz students.
Joining Cassio Vianna, musicians Frank Saxton (sax), Jacob Shaffer (trumpet), Ethan Moon (bass),
and Josh Hansel (drums), collaborate on a musical journey filled with Brazilian classics, jazz standards,
and Vianna’s original compositions. At KNKX Public Radio in Tacoma.
2020 WMEA Conference
February 15, 2020
8:30am - Yakima, WA
Presenting the clinic "Brazilian Music Styles: A Practical Performance Guide" at the
Washington Music Educators Association State Conference.
Chinook Music Educators Association Jazz Festival
February 11, 2020
Black Hills HS
Serving as adjudicator / clinician at the Chinook Music Educators Association Jazz Festival.
6th PLU Northwest Honor Jazz Band
February 08, 2020
5:30 p.m. - Tacoma, WA
Directing the 6th PLU Northwest Honor Jazz Band
Eastvold Auditorium, Karen Hille Philips, Pacific Lutheran University
Riverside Jazz Festival
January 18, 2020
Auburn Riverside HS
Serving as adjudicator / clinician at the Riverside Jazz Festival.
Federal Way Public Schools Jazz Festival
December 07, 2019
Decatur HS - Federal Way, WA
Serving as adjudicator / clinician at the FWPS Jazz Festival.
Cassio Vianna Brazilian Jazz @ McMenamins Elks Temple
November 25, 2019
6 p.m. - Tacoma, WA
Brazilian Jazz music at McMenamions Elks Temple
Cassio Vianna (piano), Jeff Chang (sax), Clipper Anderson (bass) and Mark Ivester (drums).
More information, click here.
November 08, 2019
Pacific Lutheran University Jazz Ensemble presents the concert: "A Tribute to Women Composers."
Cassio Vianna & Jeff Chang Duo - Sumner, WA
October 26, 2019
3 p.m. Craft 19 Espresso
Cassio Vianna (piano) and Jeff Chang (alto sax) bring jazz standards and Brazilian classics to Craft 19 Espresso/Creperie.
1201 Main St. Sumner, WA 98390.
Vianna Bergeron Trio at Tipsy Piano Bar - Olympia, WA
October 24, 2019
7 p.m. - Olympia, WA
Cassio Vianna (piano), Tom Bergeron (sax), and Rosi Bergeron (vocals) bring Brazilian music to Olympia. More info.
Vianna Bergeron Brazilian Quintet at North City Bistro, Seattle
October 23, 2019
7 p.m. - Seattle, WA
Cassio Vianna (piano) and Tom Bergeron (sax) bring their quintet toNorth City Bistro in Seattle.
The band also features Rosi Bergeron (vocals), Clipper Anderson (bass), and Mark Ivester (drums).
The group blends Brazilian jazz classics and original compoxsitions. More info.
October 11, 2019
Cassio Vianna directs the PLU Jazz Ensemble - Eastvold Auditorium,
Regency Jazz Ensemble
September 15, 2019
3 p.m. - Tacoma, WA
Cassio Vianna (piano), Stephen Howland (guitar), Clipper Anderson (bass) and Mark Ivester (drums)
Lagerquist Concert Hall, Pacific Lutheran University.
Tom Bergeron Brasil Band in Oakland, OR
August 24, 2019
Marshanne Landing Winery
Cassio Vianna joins Tom Bergeron Brasil Band for an evening of Brazilian music.
Marshanne Landing Winery - Oakland, OR - 7:30pm.
More info: https://www.marshannelanding.com/events/
Tom Bergeron Brasil Band in Eugene, OR
August 23, 2019
The Jazz Station
Cassio Vianna plays with the Tom Bergeron Brasil Band at the Jazz Station, 7:30 pm - Eugene, OR.
Vianna Bergeron Brazilian Quintet - Jazz Under the Stars at PLU
August 15, 2019
7 p.m. - Tacoma, WA
Cassio Vianna (piano) and Tom Bergeron (sax) bring their quintet to the Jazz Under the Stars Series at Pacific Lutheran University.
Vianna Bergeron Brazilian Quintet at Tula's, Seattle
August 14, 2019
7:30 p.m. - Seattle, WA
Cassio Vianna (piano) and Tom Bergeron (sax) bring their quintet to Tula's Restaurant and Jazz Club in Seattle.
Cassio Vianna Jazz Trio - Roseburg, OR
August 11, 2019
5 p.m. - Oran Mor
Cassio Vianna brings Brazilian music to Roseburg, OR. Vianna is joined by Jason Heald (bass) and Cam Siegal (drums).
Oran Mor Artisan Mead, 305 Melrose Rd, Roseburg, OR 97471 - 5 p.m.
August 03, 2019
International Jazz Composers Symposium
May 18, 2019
9 a.m. - Greeley, CO
Cassio Vianna presents his research: "Brazilian Samba: Bringing Authenticity to your Composition" at the University of Northern Colorado.
The Symposium is organized by the International Society of Jazz Arrangers and Composers (ISJAC). More info.