LIVE@365: Gilberto Gil’s Expresso 2222 Turns 50


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Brazilian singer-songwriter Gilberto Gil, known for his musical innovations and political activism, has moved audiences and influenced artists and thinkers around the world. His seminal 1972 album Expresso 2222, his first release after returning to Brazil from exile, turns 50 this year. In celebration, writers and musicians will discuss this groundbreaking work and publication of a new book paying tribute to Expresso 2222, followed by the João Luiz Guitar Quartet performing their own arrangements of songs from the album.

Presented with the Center for Latin American, Caribbean, and Latino Studies (CLACLS).

Live@365 is funded with a generous gift from the Baisley Powell Elebash Fund.


Free and open to the public, registration required.
RSVP here.

Date and time:

Mon, April 24, 2023, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM EDT


Elebash Recital Hall, The Graduate Center 365 5th Avenue New York, NY 10016


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