Arthur Barron, jazz saxophonist, flutist, composer, bandleader, recording artist and music educator, is known for his passionate playing, powerful technique and eclectic flare for musical styles. Born and raised in Boston, Barron received his music training at Berklee College of Music under Joe Viola, Director of Berklee's Woodwind Department, and went on to study with Dave Liebman, Joe Henderson and Pharoah Sanders.
The story of Café Brasil begins like all good stories -- that is, organically. Back in 2001 De Souza was selling insurance in South Florida, and that meant spending a lot of time on the road. To help get him through the interminable days, he tuned in to WDNA, where the jazz can cure just about ailment known to man, including traffic jams. One day the station had an open call for a radio personality specializing in Latin jazz. De Souza answered. It didn't matter that he hadn't been behind a radio console since college, or that he really wasn't that up on Latin jazz. He needed something more for his life, and this looked like it.
Majica and Mano, the driving force behind the popular local band "The Baboons," take you on a hot and meaty world tour of music every Sunday afternoon.
By day, Leah is an attorney who helps shape public policy for local government.