Luiz Meira Acústico Trio

Bossa nova classics in a seamless fusion of Brazilian music, jazz, and virtuosity that makes him one of the best contemporary Brazilian guitarists: Luiz Meira at JazzAscona!

Dates: 26-30.6

Known for his lasting collaboration with the great Brazilian singer Gal Costa, Luiz Meira (born in 1965) is undoubtedly one of the best contemporary guitarists in Brazil. A great virtuoso, Meira has always drawn inspiration from samba and bossa nova, genres that marked his exceptional career. Further appreciated also for his work as producer, the guitarist/singer has collaborated with Brazilian masters such as Sandra de Sá, Luiz Melodía, Elza Soares, Armandinho, Martinho da Vila and Ivan Lins, among others. At his JazzAscona debut, accompanied by guitarist Eduardo Stormovski and percussionist Alexandre Damaria, Luiz Meira presents some of his beautiful compositions and interprets bossa nova classics in a perfect fusion of Brazilian music, jazz, and virtuosity that have made him one of Brazil’s best guitarists today.

From: Brazil
Style: Bossanova

Luiz Meira, guitar & vocals

Dinho Stormowski, guitar

Alexandre Damaria, percussion