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André Fernandes: Dream Keeper

Read "Dream Keeper" reviewed by Roger Farbey


Born in jny: Lisbon in 1976, guitarist André Fernandes is becoming a significant international player in jazz. He studied at the Lisbon Hot Club School and later at Berklee College of Music for two years in the late nineteen nineties. He has contributed to the projects of many internationally renowned jazz musicians including Julian Arguelles, Avishai Cohen, Lee Konitz, Joshua Redman, Tomasz Stanko and Maria Schneider. Already well-established in his native Portugal, in 2002 he co-founded the punningly titled record ...

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André Fernandes: Wonder Wheel

Read "Wonder Wheel" reviewed by Chris Mosey


André Fernandes, guitarist with the Orquestra Jazz De Matosinhos, one of Portugal's most dynamic big bands, is an accomplished musician and was obviously hoping for great things with this one. He commissioned Maria Bouza Pinto, an artist who is the epitome of “ le cool Lisboa“ to design the cover. And he recruited Ines Sousa from the up-and-coming rock band Julie And The Carjackers to handle vocals. So far, so good, but at this point Fernandes forgot ...


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