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The Guitarist, trombonist, conductor, arranger and composer, born in São Paulo (Brazil) in 1984, studied music firstly at the
University of Campinas and develops his Doctoral Research nowadays with focus on the use of improvisation for large Jazz
Symphonic Orchestra at the University of Music and Performing Art of Graz. Ways of interaction between people has
become a central question of his work, developing ways of using music to contribute for more fulfilling life as musician.
Emiliano released eleven albums as bandleader with his trio, his nonet and his own big band and his music was played in important Brazilian and European jazz clubs and festivals
The Meretrio was brought together in São Paulo – Brasil, in 2004, as an initiative of Emiliano Sampaio (guitar and trombone), Gustavo Boni (acoustic and electric bass), and Luis André (drums and percussion), with the purpose of researching the diversity of popular music. In 2021, Meretrio releases its 7. album "Choros" playing only Brazilian music! Meretrio played in important Festivals in Europe, Australia and Brazil such as Bayerisches Jazz Weekend, Perth Jazz Fest, Fête de la Musique, Jazz´n More, Mikulassky Jazz Festival, SESC Sao Paulo, Jazz Na Fábrica, and in the famous concert halls Porgy & Bess in Vienna and Sendesaal in Bremen. In 2017 Meretrio released the album Óbvio featuring the saxophonist Heinrich Von Kalnein (Jazz Big Band Graz) in two tracks, which got four stars from the Downbeat Magazine and entered in the list “Best Albums of the Year”. In 2019, Meretrio recorded a new project asking the question: would it be possible to mix trombone, guitar and electronics in a way that the music is also playable in live situations? This was Meretrio´s main motivation to compose several compositions exploring different colors than the traditional jazz trio Guitar, Bass and Drums