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Antonio Loureiro never thought of doing anything other than music, as there is no other way. Son of musicians, at age 12 already performing gigs in Belo Horizonte, MG. He began to play the piano, but was left aside when he met the drums, his first instrument. He was reunited with the piano at the University of UFMG, in addition to having discovered the vibraphone, while studying classical percussion. At the age of 32, Loureiro is a respected composer and at the same time one of the most requested musicians in the current scene of Brazilian music. From jazz to popular music, the multi-instrumentalist and also singer, songwriter, arranger and producer has just released his third album, LIVRE (ybmusic)
By David Binney
Label: Mythology Records
Track listing: Zemun; Modern Courtesy (feat Mark Guiliana & Tim Lefebvre); Isthmus; We Were There; What The Sun Brings (feat Frederico Heliodoro & Antonio Loureiro); Wave Rider (feat Adam Rogers); A Million Miles Away (feat Tim Lefebvre & Mark Guiliana); Calabria; Late Night Tokyo; A Good Night Out; Coastal (feat Jacob Richards); Visitor; Isthmus Two; Until Next Time.
“I didn’t want to make music that was exactly right. It makes me frustrated. I want to have fun. I want to play.” Antonio Loureiro is a man with a singular vision for his music. For the Brazilian multi-instrumentalist and singer, the magic exists in the moment, in spontaneity, where barriers between songs and instrumentals don’t ...