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Vitor Pereira

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Vitor Pereira was born in 1979 in Porto (Portugal), where he started studying classical music graduating in classical guitar in 2003. His interest in Jazz took him to participate in several workshops, private lessons and seminars around Europe with names like: Pat Metheny, Jonathan Kreisberg, Gilad Hekselman, Aaron Goldberg, Matt Penman, etc… In 2004 he moved to London to study at Middlesex University where he finished a BA hons in Jazz under the tuition of Stuart Hall, Mike Outram, Chris Batchelor and Nikki Illes. Resident in London since then, Vitor has been an active musician in the UK, Portugal and Europe, playing alongside musicians such as James Allsopp, Marc Demuth, Dave Smith, Andre Canniere, Will Collier or Asaf Sirkis to name a few. As a leader his name reached the attention of the international jazz community in 2012 with the release of his first album ‘Doors’ on ‘F-IRE Presents’ in an energetic quintet with some of the most prominent and award winning musicians in London.

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Article: Year in Review

Top 25 "Recommended" Album Reviews: 2016

Read "Top 25 "Recommended" Album Reviews: 2016" reviewed by Michael Ricci


All About Jazz tracks how often an album review is recommended, and the reviews listed below represent our top 25 published in 2016. Local Color University of Northern Iowa Jazz Band One 2014-15 by Jack Bowers Published: February 9, 2016 Blues, Ballads, and Beyond: ...

Album

Vitor Pereira Quintet: New World

Label: F-IRE Records
Released: 2016
Track listing: Age Of Austerity; New World; Bohm's Hologram; Empire Of Lies; Under The Pillow; Gangsters Undercover; Miranda; Simple Disguise; Surfing Mini Waves.

Album

New World

Label: F-IRE Records
Released: 2016
Track listing: Age Of Austerity; New World; Bohm's Hologram; Empire Of Lies; Under The Pillow; Gangsters Undercover; Miranda; Simple Disguise; Surfing Mini Waves.

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Age of Austerity

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Label: F-IRE Records
Released: 2016
Duration: 08:36

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Article: Extended Analysis

Vitor Pereira Quintet: New World

Read "Vitor Pereira Quintet: New World" reviewed by Phil Barnes


Vitor Pereira reveals in the sleeve notes that the inspiration for this collection was the fear that our world had reached a tipping point “where an increasingly globalised economic system powered by unscrupulous profit orientated multinational corporations is on the verge of collapse." It's a plea for a new, fairer, world where wealth is not concentrated ...

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Article: Album Review

Vitor Pereira Quintet: New World

Read "New World" reviewed by Bruce Lindsay


New World is the second album from this quintet, led by the London-based Portuguese guitarist and composer Vitor Pereira. Like the band's 2012 debut, Doors, the music reflects the many influences which Pereira has learnt from but New World sees his work move a step further, his voice as a writer and instrumentalist developing a more ...

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Article: Album Review

Vitor Pereira Quintet: New World

Read "New World" reviewed by Roger Farbey


This is Portugal-born, now London-based Vitor Pereira's second album for the F-IRE label which again features alto saxophonist Chris Williams, already renowned in the UK for his stellar work with Led Bib and Let Spin. It takes just a few plays but once you “get it," the albums starts to fall into place as something quite ...

Video

Live in London

Featuring the music of Vitor Pereira
Duration: 19:58

Live at Charlie Wrights, London.Featuring:Chris Williams - alto sax; George Crowley - tenor sax; Andrea di Biase - bass; Eddie Hick - drums; Vitor Pereira - guitar/compositions
Album

Doors

Label: F-IRE Records
Released: 2012
Track listing: Coffee Break; Andanças; Reviravolta; The Machine; Outras Paragens; Doors; Leading to Something; Last Link in the Chain.


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