Video of Bachianas Brasileiras and all that jazz on the bluffs.
Encore! Beethoven by the sea with a poem written and sung by Mauro Ffortissimo.
Mauro Ffortissimo's Sunset Piano concert video #1
Mauro Ffortissimo and folksinger duet video
In the fading twilight flow, Mauro Ffortissimo's Sunset Piano event attracts a diverse audience.
As the fog bank rolls in, a few stragglers remain.
This evening's concert is over; there's a chill in the air, and people begin to drift away.
At sunset, people arrive from miles around to enjoy and participate in this musical art event.
After sunset and a first encore, the trio of musicians plays one last piece.
Schumann in the key of sea.
A local saxophone player and the bass player join Mauro in a jazz improvisation of Heitor Villa Lobos's Bachianas Brasileiras.
As the sun fades, the Mauro returns to Schumann, while the bass player provides accompaniment on the Melodica.
A local folk singer adds a new dimension to the concert, while Mauro Ffortissimo accompanies her on his Melodica (a harmonica with a keyboard).
Both CBS Channel 5 Eye Witness News and ABC 7 News crews were present for the musical event on Tuesday evening, February 12.
A local base player joins Mauro Ffortissimo in the impromptu concert.
The piano's view of the Pacific ocean.
Event Placard on post in front of piano.
Read the SF Chronicle story about this art event at:
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