With the sweet, subtle tone of his guitar, Ricardo Vogt, guitarist for the Esperanza Spalding Jazz Ensemble, plays to promote Brazilian culture this week on campus.
Ricardo Vogt, right, provides guitar while partner Leala Cyr provides lyrics to a Brazilian jazz tune in a style known as Bossa Nova in Ellsworth Hall Thursday evening.
Vogt is playing music on campus through the weekend to help promote the on-campus group 2Bros, which raises funds for the education of young poeple in Brazil.
is visiting the University to play in classrooms, dorms and other public venues, advancing education and appreciation for Brazilian sound.
performed Thursday night at a jazz-guitar workshop in Ellsworth Hall.
As part of his
on-campus tour, Vogt
will be promoting the group KU 2Bros
, a group of students dedicated to raising funds for the Two Brothers organization
specializes in a type of Brazilian jazz known as Bossa Nova, which will be featured in all of his