Agenda Municipal / Music PJ Morton

Sat 19 Nov
Casa das Artes programme (Winter Soul Festival - Songs with soul in Famalicão)

Casa das Artes | Grand Auditorium - 22h30

Admission: 15 euros. Student, Cultural Quadrilateral Card and Seniors (over 65 years): 7,5 euros | Rating: M/6 | Duration: 60 min

PJ Morton is an exceptionally versatile keyboard player, songwriter and producer, known for his R&B albums. gospel and pop, as extensive studio work for other artists. The son of a priest who played gospel music, the American PJ Morton introduced himself to the music industry with albums across musical genres. Nominated for 16 Grammys, the artist earned awards as Best Gospel Album with Gospel According to PJ: From the Songbook of PJ Morton, Best R&B Album with Gumbo and Album of the Year with We Are. Since 2010, JP Morton integrates the band Maroon 5 as keyboardist and secondary voice, becoming the producer of the band’s albums.

Rui Miguel Abreu directs the project Rimas e Batidas that also gives name to two programs on Antena 3, one daily and one weekly, in which he discloses and investigates the paths of hip hop and surroundings, both national and international. He also does at Antena 3 the program Notas Azuis, this one focused on jazz and closer languages, and the debate program Precisamos de Falar, in which he shares microphones with Luis Oliveira, Nuno Galopim and Ana Markl. With more than 30 years of journalistic experience, Rui Miguel Abreu has been a tireless promoter of national and international music, having for this purpose over the years created multiple projects, from books to documentaries, as well as spaces within festivals, so you programmed some stages. It is also, whenever the opportunity arises, DJ with a wide range of interests, but recently more focused on contemporary jazz and its surrounding areas.

The Winter Soul Festival is not just about music and in this first edition, Rui Miguel Abreu will conduct a gathering with different guests and two after-hours sessions (at the café with live music).
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