Brazilian Guitarist Diego Figueiredo performs from the Phyllis A. Greer Performance Studio on Wednesday, August 9 from 3:30 to 4:00pm.
Studio Club Members: Please contact Arvida email@example.com to reserve seats for you and a guest.
Diego Figueiredo is a new star of the guitar world. He is only 35, and he has release 23 CDs, 3 DVDs, and he has playing in more than 60 countries around the world. He is winner of several important competitions like Montreux Jazz Competition, VISA Prize and some others. Diego is presenting now his new concert “ From the Classical to the Jazz”. It is a fusion between Jazz, Bossa nova and Classical music. Diego has an unique interpretation, with a lot of technique, much emotion, and his show has been a great success about to the audience.
Diego Figueiredo was born in Franca, Brazil, in 1980, and at the age of 4, he used to strike poses carrying his small guitar. At six, he got a mandolin, which was kept in a very special place in his house. Diego played many instruments before choosing the electric guitar when he was twelve, playing in theaters and local pubs, revealing the great art of improvising and harmonizing. At 15, he conquered theaters and nightclubs in many different Brazilian states, playing solo or with renowned musicians.
Besides being a guitar player, Diego is a producer, arranger, orchestrator, and multi-instrumentalist.
A half hour performance is not enough...Diego will perform at Dazzle on August 8 and 9 at 6pm and 8:30pm both nights! Get Tickets!
“Diego Figueiredo is one of the greatest guitarists I’ve seen in my whole life. The world needs to listen to his music". (George Benson)