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Boiler House Jazz Series: Albino Jorge Mbie
Sun, April 9, 2017, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM EDT
Doors open at 7:00, music begins at 7:30.
“Albino is the next up coming guitarist and composer from Africa with fresh ideas. He needs to be heard by the whole world!” –Lionel Loueke, Blue Note Records recording artist
Albino Mbie is an award winning Musician, Guitarist, Singer, Composer, Sound and mixing engineer born in Maputo, the capital of Mozambique, a country in southern Africa known for its rich musical and cultural heritage. Fueled by the resourcefulness and determination that have always characterized Mozambicans, he built his first guitar at 16 from a 5-liter can of oil, scrap wood, and strings made out of electrical cords.
While studying music education and Performance at Universidade Eduardo Mondlane in Mozambique, he heard about the Berklee College of Music in Boston, USA, where he could expand his musical horizons. Soon after, Mbie was one of the first students to receive a full scholarship to Berklee through the African Scholars program. In 2009, he settled in Boston, Massachusetts.
He graduated from the Berklee College of Music in Performance, production music and sound engineering and Minor in acoustics and electronics in 2013 .
Albino Mbie released his first album titled ”Mozambican Dance” in July 2013 with 12 original compositions, and musicians from 16 countries in 2014 .Album awards: First Place for ”International Song writing Competition” in the category of World Music (USA)
Beverages are included in the ticket price, non-alcoholic for everyone, and beer & wine to those 21+.
ARTIST WEBSITE: http://www.albinombie.com/