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Vinicius Gomes, Eduardo Belo & Dennis Boolyoins / Brazilian Jazz
Vinicius Gomes, Eduardo Belo & Dennis Boolyoins / Brazilian Jazz

Fri, Feb 16


Terraza 7

Vinicius Gomes, Eduardo Belo & Dennis Boolyoins / Brazilian Jazz

Experience the mesmerizing fusion of Brazilian rhythms and modern jazz with Vinicius Gomes on guitar, Eduardo Belo on bass, and Dennis Boolyoins on drums. Don't miss this unforgettable concert blending tradition and innovation in Brazilian jazz.

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Time & Location

Feb 16, 2024, 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM

Terraza 7, 40-19 Gleane St, Elmhurst, NY 11373

About the event

Vinicius Gomes, Eduardo Belo & Dennis Boolyoins / Brazilian Jazz

Presented by Terraza 7 

Date: Friday, February 16th, 2024

Time: 7:30 pm.

Admission: $20 Cover Charge for Mezzanine


  • Vinicius Gomes / Guitar
  • Eduardo Belo / Bass
  • Dennis Boolyoins / Drums

About Vinicius Gomes: 

Guitarist, guitarist and composer, releasing in 2017 his first album entirely authorial, “Resilience”, dedicated to merge the Brazilian universe to modern jazz.

He has performed with important composers and performers, such as Zizi Possi (with whom he acts as guitarist and arranger in the show “À Flor da Pele”), Rosa Passos, Jane Duboc, Arthur Verocai and Oswaldinho do Acordeon, as well as names of instrumental music such as Toninho Ferragutti (with whom he recorded the album “A Gata Café”, winner of the Brazilian Music Award 2017), Thiago Espirito Santo, Robertinho Silva and Mestrinho. He has also worked with orchestras such as OSESP and Jazz Sinfônica de SP.

He has a master’s degree from ECA/USP, where he wrote the work “Helio Delmiro – Compositions for Guitar Solo”, winner of PROAC 2015 in the instrumental music category.

He has been participating in various Brazilian instrumental music authorial works with musicians such as Daniel de Paula, Guilherme Ribeiro, Rafael Abdalla and Alexandre Silverio, besides being one of the leaders of the group KVAR.

He has performed in festivals such as: Festival Internacional de Jazz de Buenos Aires (ARG), Festival de Jazz do Capão (Chapada Diamantina – BA), Jazz a La Calle (Mercedes – Uruguay), Bourbon Street Festival (Paraty – RJ), FIMUPA (Belém – PA) Festival de Jazz de La Plata (ARG), Festival de Garanhuns (PE), SESC Jazz & Blues (SP). He has also performed in Finland, Sweden and Colombia.

About Eduardo Belo: Eduardo is an Acoustic bassist born and raised in Brasilia, Brazil, and has been living in NYC for the last 7 years. Renowned for his talents in Brazilian music, Gypsy, and Modern Jazz, he has performed with some of the greatest jazz musicians of our time (Brad Mehldau, Bebel Gilberto…) at venues all over the world. Eduardo is known for his versatility, switching from Brazilian music and jazz fluidly. He has worked playing with names such as Claudio Roditi, Steve Wilson, Kevin Hays, Bebel Gilberto, Clarice Assad, Duduka da Fonseca, Chico Pinheiro, and many many more.

About Dennis Boolyoins (Bulhões):

Dennis earned the title of "XI Batuka! Master" by winning Brazil's prestigious international drum contest, Batuka! Brasil, in 2010. Hailing from João Pessoa in northeastern Brazil, Boolyoins began his musical journey at the age of seven, studying percussion at the Federal University of Paraíba (UFPB). He continued his education there, graduating with a Bachelor of Music under the guidance of professor Francisco Xavier in 2009.

Following his graduation, Dennis won the 2009 public contest for Technical Musician at UFPB, securing a position as the university's professional percussionist/drummer and music teacher until 2019, when he took a sabbatical to return to New York. Among his accolades, Boolyoins clinched first place in the Odery and Modern Drummer Festival's regional contest, advancing to the national semifinals in 2008.

Throughout his career, Boolyoins has shared stages with renowned artists across Brazil, Europe, and Africa, including Sivuca, Maria Creuza, and Proveta, among others. He pursued further studies in New York, earning a Master's in Jazz Studies at Queens College from 2014 to 2016. Since then, he has collaborated with esteemed musicians like Helio Alves and Ari Hoenig.

Currently, Boolyoins is dedicated to publishing two books on Brazilian Drumming while working as a freelance musician and drum teacher.


  • Patio

    Gain privileged access to the concert at Terraza7 Outdoors, where you'll enjoy the intimacy of a private space with seating. Immerse yourself in the melodies and rhythms, all while being in close proximity to the talented musicians.

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