Uploaded on Feb 19, 2010
This is the song "Brazilian Groove" from the debut album "Handmade" of Tinho Pereira.
Brazilian musician (guitar,bass,singer,producer), TINHO PEREIRA was born in 1971 in a City near of São Paulo called ARARAQUARA.
TINHO PEREIRA started to play acoustic guitar when he was 6 years old and started his study on classic guitar in 1978 at age 7 in the VILLA LOBOS Conservatory of Music in Araraquara, SP- Brazil.
Started play electric bass at 12 age, playing in that time in Bars, night clubs, Balroom bands, travelling around Brazil and South America, playing many kinds of music.
He is graduated in classic guitar for Conservatory Villa Lobos - Araraquara City, Electric Bass for Conservatory Dr. Carlos de Campos - Tatuí City, and also studied classic guitar in the ULM - São Paulo. He had classes with a classic guitar masters like Walter Falcoski, Henrique Pinto, Ana Maria Bedaque and classes of Electric Bass, Arrangement and Harmony with Master Mario Campos -Tatui City. In Brazil, worked in a lot of recording studios and played in a lot of music clubs with different artists and bands around that country playing a lot of kind of music.
In 2000 TINHO PEREIRA played at Fisiarmonic Festival, in Reggio Emilia City- Italy with the Mestre Oswaldinho do Acordeon.
Now based in Shanghai since 2005, he has been playing in some important Jazz Festivals and Jazz clubs as bass/guitar player and vocals for the american sax player Alec Haavik and Band known as "The Friction Five" (see www.alechaavick.com), JZ-Shanghai International Jazz Festival with the Salsa Band Shanghai Latin Project, the Hanzhow Jazz Festival with the Universal Quartet (see www.universalquartet.com) and Hong Kong International Jazz Festival with João Mascarenhas Trio (see www.hkjazzfestival.com).
TINHO PEREIRA played with Shanghai Jazz Big Band as a bassplayer special guest, playing a live concert for the Shanghai TV at Shanghai Concert Hall, in a tribute to the 150th anniversary of Mozart. He played at the grand opening concert for the China Expo 2010 Shanghai and recorded a beautiful Bossa Nova album called "When Bossa Nova meets Erhu" by the great erhu player Erick Lee. TINHO PEREIRA records and produces for studios in Shanghai-China, he works as free lance, he has regulars gigs with Alec Haavik and the Friction Fives and play with trio called Superloukos, with his own trio called Tinho Pereira Trio and with Universal Quartet which is a mix of Brazilian music, Jazz, French music and Rock. He also gives bass and guitar classes.
In Hong Kong play with João Mascarenhas Trio (see www.joao-marcos.com), who plays authentic Brazilian Music.
Well-known for the versatility and creativity as Musician (BASS, GUITAR, VOICE, PRODUCER) work with musicians from all world, playing various styles and genres.