In summary, a great mixture of Brazilian repertoire, jazzy language and classical techniques. Conrado's work comprises the re-discovery and re-creation of Brazilian popular music themes as he mingles the ideas of the authors with his own ideas, mixing acclaimed compositions with his originals. He presents his research, compositions, and arrangements in concerts, performing as a solo artist or with his group, the Conrado Paulino Quartet. Conrado has accompanied several acclaimed Brazilian popular music artists such as Rosa Passos, Alaíde Costa, Johnny Alf and Sueli Costa and, as an instrumentalist, has played with such well-known artists names as Zimbo Trio, Paulinho Nogueira, Heraldo do Monte, Luiz Chaves and Hector Costita, among others. He has written many arrangements for singer Alaíde Costa and has recently written most of the arrangements for singer Marcia Mah's CD "Apanhado". Between 1987 and 1999 he worked as teacher and headed the String Department at CLAM, the Zimbo Trio's music school.
He taught several artists that later went on to gain public acclaim on the Brazilian music scene such as Chico César, Nuno Mindelis, Tomati, Camilo Carrara and Fernando Corrêa. He also was the Lessons Editor of the Brazilian edition of Guitar Player Magazine. Currently Conrado performs as a soloist and with his Quartet, he writes for Acústico magazine, is a member of IAJE (International Association for Jazz Education) and he teaches at ULM (São Paulo State Music University) where he teaches guitar, accompaniment and improvisation techniques. Conrado is available for clinics, workshops and performances solo, as guest soloist or with his quartet Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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