Afonco Correa

 

 
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Afonso Corrêa, born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, was drummer and percussionist. In 1987 he moved to Hamburg. Since 2002 he lived in Copenhagen. On the Danish musical scene he played in many different connections. Among others he was the drummer in Thomas Clausen Brazilian Quartet for many years. Afonso had played as a guest with the singers Vini Iuel, Silvana Malta and Vanja Santos. For many years he had worked with pianist Steen Rasmussen. And in 2006 he joined the famous jazz violinist Svend Asmussen (at that time 90 years old) on his Scandinavian concert tour. In 2012 Afonso toured in Hong Kong, China and South Korea with the Brazilian guitar comet Diego Figueiredo.

Afonso Corrêa died 30/11/2017, Denmark)

On our festival he appeared with Thomas Clausen on piano,  Fernando De Marco on bass, Idris Rahman on clarinet, sax on Sunday 9th of September 2007

 

8th Paradise Jazz Festival

 

 

 

By Cyprus Jazz Musicians  &  The Orange Train

Coz` we Love it!

 

 

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