Based in Portland, Maine, Choro Louco is dedicated to the century-old trdition of Brazilian choro music. Choro is known for beautiful melodies, complex harmonies, and syncopated rhythms, combining elements of European folk and classical, ragtime, jazz, Latin, and African music. Choro Louco was formed in 2013 and has evolved into a classic sounding choro ensemble. They are driven by a love of the music and a desire to share it with others.
Nicole Rabata (flute), Carl Dimow (flute, bass flute, guitar), David Newsam (7 string guitar), Eric LaPerna (bandeira), and Joel Eckhaus (Cavaquinho and Bandolim) present the unique rhythms and harmonies of Brazil's Choro music.Click image to enlarge.