Rafael Gonçalves

Session Guitarist

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Brazilian guitarist, he works with recordings mainly in jazz and Brazilian music, and also as a teacher and researcher. He released the authorial CD Entre Amigos (2015), and has performed at festivals such as the Savassi Festival. He lived in Portugal and New York. He has played with Dudu Lima, Pro Música Jazz Orchestra, group Ponto de Partida.

Rafael Gonçalves is a Brazilian guitarist, acting as an interpreter, teacher and researcher. He holds a degree in Guitar and a Master's degree in Arts from UFJF, and he studied Guitar and Arrangement at Bituca – University of Popular Music. He released the authorial CD Entre Amigos (2015),with the participation of recognized musicians of Brazilian instrumental music, and has released recent authorial works. Has performed concerts in Brazil, Portugal and the United States. With his authorial work he has performed at festivals such as Caxambu Mais Jazz and Savassi Festival. Lived in Portugal for one year, studying at the University of Évora. Between 2019 and 2020 he resided a season in New York, developing academic research and playing with local musicians. He has played with several artists such as Dudu Lima, Estêvão Teixeira, Orquestra de Jazz Pró Música, grupo Ponto de Partida. He has teaching experience in universities, and works with recordings, concerts and teaches guitar classes.

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Rafael Gonçalves - Ruby, My Dear

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GenresSounds Like
  • Antônio Carlos Jobim
  • Pat Metheny
  • João Gilberto
Gear Highlights
  • Acoustic guitars (nylon and steel)
  • electric guitars
  • ukulele
  • electric bass
  • different microphones.
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