Chicago, Illinois, USA –
Guinga will make his Chicago debut on
Wednesday, April 13 at 7p.m. in Preston Bradley Hall. Admission is free.
Guinga is an accomplished Brazilian guitarist, vocalist, and composer. This 2001 Latin
Grammy nominee is widely considered one of the finest musical talents to emerge
from Brazil in the 1990s. He plays elegant songs that explore styles ranging
from samba and choro to Brazilian pop and jazz. Artists such as Paulo César
Pinheiro, Elis Regina, and Sérgio Mendes have recorded his songs.
Public programs are presented by the City of Chicago Department of Cultural
Affairs. Public programs at the Chicago Cultural Center are partially supported
by grants from the Chicago Cultural Center Foundation and the Illinois Arts
Council, a state agency.
Author: Angel Romero
Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music and progressive music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel produced several specials for Metropolis (TVE) and co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music and electronic music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World, Lektronic Soundscapes, and Mindchild Records. Angel is currently based in Durham, North Carolina.