Alfredo Paixao

Domenica 29 Settembre 2019

Auditorium Varrone (Rieti)

h. 18:30

Brazilian (Rio de Janeiro) Bass Player/composer/ well Known worldwide for his jazz/Latin performances live and on recording sessions. The Latin music has had a significant shift after his work with the producer Emanuele Ruffinengo changing forever the way Pop Latin /Flamenco music is understood. Playing with a completely different harmonic approach to the six string bass instrument among some examples that illustrates the uniqueness of his playing, two deserving of mention are: 3 Latin Grammy Awards, to the album "El Alma Al Aire” by the Spanish pop star “Alejandro Sanz”, 1 Latin Grammy Awards “to the album Ciudad de las Ideas” by the Spanish Flamenco star “Vicente Amigo” other productions that also received: Grammy Nominations: Fernando Osorio (Con Palabras- Warner Latino), Ana Belen (Peces de ciudad - BMG Ariola Spain), Armando Manzanero (Duetos – WEA Latina), Alexandre Pires (Estrella Guia – BMG Latino, 2 nominations), Ketama (Dame la mano – Universal Spain). He has been working with the best producers of the actual music scene as: Emanuele Ruffinengo, Humberto Gatica , Mick Glossop (Van Morrison), Bob Benozzo (Chambao, Rick Martin) Rene Toledo (Shakira, Julio Iglesias),Sergio George etc… In Italy since 1989 the list of the international stars he worked with are vast and varied, for example: Lionel Ritchie, Liza Minnelli, Dionne Warwick, Boy George, Laura Pausini, Pino Daniele, Ornella Vanoni, Henry Salvador etc... On the jazz scene he has worked with the best musicians of our time. Artists like: Wayne Shorter, Don Grusin, Mick Goodrick, Bruce Forman, Jimmy Owens, Barney Willen, Manolo Badrena, Otmaro Ruiz, Rene Toledo, Vinnie Colaiuta, Horacio “El negro” Hernandez, Mitchell Forman, Mike Manieri, Billy Cobham, Greg Mathieson, Chiara Civello, Rosa Passos , Raphael Padilla , Gilson Peranzetta (Ivan Lins) , Mino Cinelu, Peter Erskine, Bob Sheppard, Nina Pastori , Montse Cortez, Cheb Khaled, Ketama, Salif Kheita.