Felipe Salles

Felipe Salles was born in Sao Paulo, Brazil and like jazz musicians who have gone before him have fused together the north and south American jazz elements into one pulsating debut album entitled 'Further South'. As soon as I read the liner notes and learned he was from Brazil I expected to hear lots of bossa beats but the music is more mainstream like his fellow countryman Hector Costita ( who could forget the wonderful album '1981' featuring the killer cut 'Lou') Felipe had a sound pedigree in jazz whilst in Brazil playing with Octeto de Musica Brasileira, Zerro Santos Big Band, Banda Farinha Seca, Zydeco Band, Santa Gafieira, Sampa Crew, Savoy Quartet and the Axel Fisch Group He has performed with Brazilian artists such as Daniela Mercury, Paulo Moura and Wagner Tiso. This foundation led him to Boston to earn a masters degree and then in 1995 to New York City where he grounded the...

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Felipe Salles Albums

2 records

Albums featuring Felipe Salles

1 record