David Manson premieres his original Brazilian-inspired jazz compositions on Thursday, September 15 at 7:30 PM in the Music Center. Joining him in this free concert is Brazilian music group O Som Do Jazz performing new works of samba, Bossa Nova, Afoxé and Baião. O Som Do Jazz players include Andrea Moraes Manson (voice), Tabajara Belo (guitar), Austin Vickrey (saxophones), Bruno Miranda (piano), Alejandro Arenas (bass), Mark Feinman (drums) and David Manson (trombone). Manson teaches jazz ensembles, composition, Pro Tools and low brass in the Music and MIRA programs at SPC. His music has been placed in TV shows on HBO, Fox, BBC, Showtime, AMC, ABC and CW networks. Manson is a recipient of the John Collins Arts Endowment, Individual Artist Grant through the St. Petersburg Arts Alliance and a Pinellas Recovers Grant through Creative Pinellas and the National Endowment for the Arts. This free concert is made available through these grants and St. Petersburg College.