New York saxophonist Laura Dreyer leads a top-flight quartet of international recording and performing artists in a program demonstrating the special sound Brazilian jazz has developed in the New York jazz scene. Born and raised on the west coast, Dreyer is known widely as a saxophonist, flutist, and composer. She has pursued her passion for Brazilian music for over 20 years, while also cutting a strong career path in American jazz. Performing widely in the United States and Brazil, her band features incomparable pianist Tim Murphy and rhythm players Leonardo and Alejandro Lucini from Rio de Janiero. Enjoy beloved Brazilian jazz classics and original contemporary Brazilian jazz by Dreyer, an artist known for her authentic renditions and catchy, lyrical melodies.