Jose Luis Oliveira a Rio de Janeiro born artist that goes by Ze Luis
is a multi instrumentalist, composer and producer that have credits
in more than 260 albums.
In his homeland during the eighties he was a member of the band of
Caetano Veloso for seven years and scored with Gilberto Gil the movie
"A Subway to the Stars" directed by Carlos Diegues, one of the most
prestigious directors from Brazil.
In a more recent event, he released his first album titled Guarani
Banana (Malandro Records/Trama), which was acclaimed, by critics and
reviewers through out USA including Saxophone Journal, Down Beat
(Players), and Rhythm among others.
Fresh out of the musical direction for Bebel Gilberto Ze went back to
school in order to study classical composition with Stanley Wolfe at
Juilliard where he was an A student.
Now after finish his new album, Ze is ready for another round