At this special evening, Pinheiro presents some of the brand new Music specially composed for his upcoming album, along with an extrardinary Quartet that features Helio Alves on Piano, Edward Perez on Bass and Alex Kautz on Drums. The Concert will be an “Avant Prèmiere” of Chico’s new album, to be released in 2016.
Chico Pinheiro Bio
Born in São Paulo, Brazil, Chico Pinheiro is today considered to be one of the major creative forces in Contemporary Brazilian music, both as a guitarist and a composer. A remarkable presence in and outside the Brazilian music scene, Chico has performed and recorded with Brazilian artists such as Ivan Lins, Rosa Passos, Joyce, Edu Lobo, Dori Caymmi, Danilo Caymmi, João Donato, Chico César, Johnny Alf, Luciana Souza, César Camargo Mariano, Elza Soares, while also making his mark internationally, recording and playing with Placido Domingo, Brad Mehldau, Esperanza Spalding, Dianne Reeves, Nnenna Freelon, Bob Mintzer, Peter Erskine, Roberto Fonseca, Bob Mintzer Big Band, The Paris Jazz Big Band, The Swiss Jazz Orchestra, The Danish Radio Big Band, The Seasons Guitar Quartet (w/ Anthony Wilson, Julian Lage & Steve Cardenas), Sammy Figueroa, Cachaíto Lopez (Buena Vista Social Club), Mark Turner, Chris Potter, Eddie Gomez, Claudio Roditi, Duduka da Fonseca, Giovani Hidalgo , amongst others.