With percussionist, vocalist and leader Cyro Baptista, pianist Brian Marsella, bassist Shanir Blumenkranz, guitarist John Lee, accordionist Vitor Goncalves, and drummer Gil Oliveira. Brazilian percussionist Cyro Baptista returns to Jazz at Lincoln Center to lead a show in our most intimate venue. This superstar percussionist plays a wide variety of instruments, some of which he created himself. Over the past few decades he has performed, toured, and recorded Grammy Award-winning albums with an enormous range of musicians, including the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis, Yo-Yo Ma, Paul Simon, Phish, John Zorn, Milton Nascimento, Kathleen Battle, James Taylor, and dozens more. Baptista is also a renowned educator and the founder of acclaimed group Beat the Donkey. We don’t know what he has planned for these performances, but worldwide audiences of all tastes have been uplifted by his unique artistry, and we know it will be a memorable evening for everyone at Dizzy’s.