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Occurs on Sunday October 9 2022

Approximate running time: 2 hours


Shea Center for Performing Arts
William Paterson University - Shea Center
300 Pompton Rd
Wayne NJ 07470

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× Helio Alves is a remarkable Brazilian pianist, who continues to be associated with some of the great Brazilian musicians on the scene, including Claudio Roditi, Duduka da Fonseca, Airto Moreira, and was a member of the band Circlechant led by Santi Debriano. He has appeared on CDs with Slide Hampton, Sadao Watanabe, Paquito D’Rivera, Louis Hayes, and Dave Pietro. He was the pianist on the Grammy-winning album Obrigado Brazil by Yo Yo Ma, and recorded two CDs with the legendary saxophonist Joe Henderson. He moved to Boston at age 18 from his native Sao Paolo to study at the Berklee College of Music, and has been a fixture on the New York Brazilian jazz scene since the early 1990s. His exciting ensemble, which includes guitarist Chico Pinheiro and drummer Alex Kautz, combines the rhythmic flow and complexity of Brazilian traditions with the high energy of modern jazz.

General Admission: Public $15 • William Paterson Community and Seniors $12 • Non-William Paterson Students $8
WP Students get 1 free ticket with valid ID card at the Box Office on show day.

Advance ticket purchase is strongly recommended. There is an additional $5 charge PER TICKET if purchased at the box office on show day.

William Paterson University is committed to reducing the risk of exposure to COVID-19. To minimize exposure all visitors are required to adhere to state and local laws and University health policies to ensure the safety of our community.

WP is a mask-friendly campus. Masks are no longer required indoors.
Please click HERE to visit our COVID 19 safety protocols information page for the most up to date information.

This performance is being sold to full capacity. Please take your personal comfort level into consideration prior to purchasing tickets.

Additional discounts may be available by calling the Box Office.
There is a $4 per order fee for all sales not made in person at the Box Office.
Box Office hours are Monday and Friday 10 am - 2 pm, Tuesday through Thursday 10 am - 5 pm and one hour prior to the event.
There is a $5 per order fee for mailed or printed tickets held at Will-Call. E-Tickets/Print at Home tickets are included in the purchase price.
Discounts are limited to a maximum of 2 tickets. All additional tickets will be at the full public price.
All programs, artists, dates, policies, prices and times subject to change.
Valid government photo ID required for all transactions.
Lobby opens 60 minutes prior to event.
Late Seating is at the discretion of the management. Late Seating is not available for all events.

No Refunds or Exchanges. All Sales Are Final.

Please remember to advise our box office of wheelchair or other special needs prior to purchasing your tickets so that we may better assist you.

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