Title: A Luz
Year Of Release: 2004
Label: Clean Feed
Genre: Jazz / Funk / Latin
Quality: Mp3 / 320kbps
Total Time: 55:36 min
Total Size: 122 MB
01. Nottes (4:51)
02. Crepuscule With Kelli (6:56)
03. Funky Planet (7:43)
04. A Luz (7:00)
05. Deceit (8:58)
06. The Nature Of Things (8:11)
07. Mary Chamberlain Goes To SP (4:31)
08. O’Alvaro (7:26)
Laurent Filipe – trumpet, fluegelhorn
Rodrigo Gonçalves – piano
Nelson Cascais – double bass
Alexandre Frazão – drums
Mário Delgado – guitars
(biographical notes)Trumpeter, composer, producer.
Born in São Paulo, Brazil in 1962.
Began playing and recording professionally at age fifteen in Lisbon, Portugal. Went to the USA at age eighteen to study music.
Graduated in Music Theory and Composition from the University of
Kansas (U.S.A.) in 1985 and received a post-graduate diploma in Film-scoring from Berklee College of Music in Boston (U.S.A.) in 1987. Currently undergoing a doctorate degree in Human Sciences.
Studied trumpet under professors Dr. Roger Stoner, Greg Hopkins
and attended seminars with Wynton Marsalis, Anthony Plog and Allen Vizutti.
Performed as a leader of his own group and as a sideman in different clubs and festivals in the U.S, Europe, Asia and Africa.
Played and recorded sessions with musicians such as: Jimmy Mosher, Aldo Romano, Tete Montoliu, Maceo Parker and the legendary drummer Walter Perkins.
Appears as guest soloist with singers Mariza and Rui Veloso.
Received the "Art Farmer Performance Award" (U.S.A. 1984), as well as "Best Soloist 1990" award at the International Jazz Festival of Guetxo (Spain), where his group was also awarded the "Best Group Award". He was also awarded the "Best Jazz Musician of the Year 1996, Award" from the National Portuguese Radio (RDP).