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João Gomes - Altsaxophon
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João Gomes

SAXOPHONE & FLUTE ・ KOMPOSITION & ARRANGEMENT

João Gomes (soprano and alto saxophone, wind-synthesizer and flute) After attending the children's classes department at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro at the age of six, he went on to piano lessons, learned the flute and then studied harmony, music and history of art later at the same university. He learned saxophone and composition at the Villa-Lobos Music School and started his career in small chamber groups of classical as well as instrumental Brazilian (Choro) music.

In the eighties he moved to France and then to Germany for further studies in composition. He is based on this country as instrumentalist, arranger and composer within several styles ranging from Latin American to jazz and classical music and lives in the area of Frankfurt, where he also teaches.


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Last CD releases

  • Tu Libertad - JACKELINE CASTELLANOS & LOS TROPICALES
  • Afro-Brazilian - Cuban Percussion - ILÚ
  • Tia - Ciata GILSON DE ASSIS
  • Brazilian Guitar- AHMED EL-SALAMOUNY
  • Duo Salles - MOSAICO
  • it Geigerin and Bratschistin Mariana Salles - MOSAICO II
  • PIANOFORTE - with SARA COHEN
  • ONE with JOHN VAN LEEHANTON
  • DA COR DA TERRA - mit TINA FREITAS

Promotion

JJoão Gomes is PERFORMING ARTIST and plays with leaves and mouthpieces of

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Curriculum vitae
  • 1960 Born in Rio de Janeiro
  • 1967 - 1978 First classes in music initiation at the state Music School of Rio de Janeiro, learned piano until 1972, then flute as main instrument as well as music theory
  • 1974 - 1982 First chamber music concerts and video recordings for the TV
  • 1977 - 1982 Starts at the Villa-Lobos Institut of Music with the saxophone under clarinetist and saxophonist PAULO MOURA and composition under MARLENE FERNANDEZ
  • 1978 Final examinations for the flute under Lenir Siqueira and CELSO WOLTZENLOGEL plus harmony at the professional level, begin of the graduation course at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro in flute, harmony and music history subjects
  • 1979 - 1982 Performs with the Chamber Orchester of the Federal University of Rio, participation in studio sessions and compositions for spots and documentaries
  • 1981 Foundation of the group ZABELE with MARCIO ALVES, FLAVIO GOULART - brazilian jazz, also compositions and arrangements
  • 1982 Moves to France with the above mentionned group
  • 1984 - 1986 Member of the SUNRISE ORCHESTRA - salsa & latin
  • 1985 - 1987 SAMAMBAIA with WOLFGANG NETZER and MARCIO ALVES - brazilian jazz, also compositions and arrangements/li>
  • 1986 - 1989 SAMBAIA - Música Popular Brasileira/MPB, also compositions and arrangements
  • 1986 Umzug nach Deutschland - ZABELE mit WOLFGANG LACKERSCHMID, MARCIO ALVES und GILSON DES ASSIS
  • 1989 Compositions for the ballett „Coogan Dancers“ from the american choreographer MARC DAVIS in cooperation with drummer and percussionist MARCIO ALVES
  • 1989 - 1993 XANGO with MARCIO ALVES and GILSON DE ASSIS - brazilian ethno-percussion, also compositions and arrangements
  • 1990 Founds YUNA with MARCIO ALVES and FLAVIO GOULART - brazilian jazz, also compositions and arrangements
  • 1991 Recording of the CD „YUNA“ in São Paulo, Brazil, with the same band
  • 1991 - 1994 AXE BRASIL - traditional popular brazilian music, also arrangements
  • 1992 - 1995 AMAZONAS - traditional popular brazilian music, also arrangements
  • 1994 Compositions for the ballet YAO with JUCILÉA RODRIGUEZ-BEETZ
  • 1994 - 1996 JACKELINE CASTELLANOS & LOS TROPICALES - traditional popular latin american music, also arrangements
  • since 1995 Teaches in Frankfurt‘s „Musik Zentrum“ saxophone, flute and improvisation
  • 1996 - 1997 Teaches in Würzburg‘s „Pro Musik“ saxophone, flute and improvisation
  • 1997 Plays and arranges for the soundtrack of the film „Das merkwürdige Verhalten geschlechtsreifer Großstädter zur Paarungszeit"
  • 1998 CRISTINA MARQUES E GRUPO ASA - Música Popular Brasileira/MPB
  • 1999 SIMONE MIRANDA E GRUPO ODARA - MPB, also arrangements
  • 2000 AHMED EL-SALAMOUNY & GILSON DE ASSIS - choro, traditional instrumental brazilian music
  • 2001 ounds „ÁGUA VIVA“, mit CID FREITAS & PEDRO TAGLIANI - brazilian jazz, also compositions and arrangements
  • 2002 Member of the contemporarian classical music group of composers MOSAICO,nin Rio de Janeiro
  • 2003 TIA CIATA with GILSON DE ASSIS - brazilian ethno-percussion, also compositions and arrangements
  • 2004 JORGE GALBASSINI GROUP among other concerts at the Hessen Radio Station in Frankfurt
  • 2005 MIXED COLOURS with singer and piano player EVA KUMANT - Latin, Jazz, Pop
  • 2006 With HERMANN KOCK-TRIO Jazzstandards, Bossa Nova, Power-Fusion
  • 2007 With RENATO PANTERA AND SAMBA SOUL BAND
  • 2008 With ANDREJ LEBEDEV and ALEX PAPA: AIRE LATINO - Worldmusic-Projekt
  • 2009 With Remo "Kiko" di Rocco (Música Popular Brasileira/MPB, instrumental brazilian music)
  • 2010 With MARCOS GUTIERREZ and ALEX PAPA: LATIN GROOVE TRIO
  • 2011 With CRISTINA BRAGA and RICARDO MEDEIROS
  • 2012 With LUIS CARDOSO (Música Popular Brasileira/MPB, instrumental brazilian music)
  • 2013 With JOEY BECKER (Jazz standards, Bossa Nova)
  • 2014 With TINA FREITAS (Música Popular Brasileira/MPB)<
  • 1991 - 1994 AXE BRASIL - traditionelle, brasilianische Musik, auch Arrangements
  • 1992 - 1995 AMAZONAS - traditionelle, brasilianische Musik, auch Arrangements mit Pery dos Santos
Web-Kontakt

www.joaogomes.de

Telefon

+49 17654405221

Mail-Kontakt

mensagem@joaogomes.de