Flavio Rodrigues

Flavio Rodrigues

 Madrid, Madrid, ESP
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*Winner of 3 Awards at “Festival de Musica de Madrid” (FestiMad – Spain, 2011)

* “Best Flamenco Artist Award”
* “Newcomer Artist Award”
* “Guitar Hero’s Audience Award” for the “Best Live Performance”

*New Album's Preview “Anyway”.

*Performing in over 40 countries.

Biography

Flavio Rodrigues - Anyway

Flavio Rodrigues

Musician, Composer, Musical Director and Arranger - Sao Paulo, Brazil (12/04/1979).

He began playing the guitar with his Father at the age of 5.

In 1992, he entered in "Groove" (Free Music School), where he studied Popular Brazilian Music and Jazz with Mr. Leyve Miranda for three years.

During the same time, in 1994, he starts to study flamenco guitar in the “Centro Flamenco Pepe de Córdoba” (Sao Paulo- Brazil), with Fernando de la Rua.

In 1998, he moved to Spain for the first time where he studied with three main flamenco guitar masters: Manolo Sanlúcar, Gerardo Núñez, y Rafael Riqueni,

Since 2000, living in Madrid, he worked with main flamenco artists such as Rafael Amargo, Antonio Canales, Alejandro Granados, Juan Andrés Maya, Adrián Galia, La China, Domingo Ortega, Belén Fernández, Rafaela Carrasco, Belén Maya, Concha Jareño, Adela Campallo, Pastora Galván, Rocío Molina, Olga Pericet, Manuel Liñán, Marco Flores, Maria Juncal, Daniel Doña, Concha Jareño, Belén Lopez, Alfonso Losa, José Maya (Joselillo Romero), Pitingo, Rafael Jiménez "Falo", Talegón de Córdoba, Guadiana, Ana Salazar, Agustin Carbonell “Bola”, Lole Montoya (Lole y Manuel), Montse Cortes, Pepe Habichuela, Josemi Carmona, José Jiménez "el Viejín", José Luís Montón, Domingo Patricio, Juan Parrilla, Rubém Dantas, Juan Gomez “Chicuelo”, Jorge Pardo, José Soto "Sorderita", and also with important Brazilian artists such as Filó Machado, Nana Vasconcelos, Carlinhos Antunes, Yamandu Costa, Flavia-N, Sizao Machado, Renato Martins, Thiago Espirito Santo, Alex Buck, etc.

He has also been invited to work with different groups and colaborates with artists of different styles from another countries: Yoshida Brothers (Japan), The Savage Rose (Denmark), Hossam Ramzy (Egypt), Trilok Gurtu (India).

He was also guitarist, composer and musical director of the Rafael Amargo’s Company (during 5 years), performing six different shows ("Amargo", "Poeta en Nueva York", "Intimo", "Enramblao", "D. Q. - Pasajero en Transito…" and "Tiempo Muerto"), in the most important theatres (Bunkamura - Tokyo, Champs Ellysses - Paris, City Center - New York, Gran Rex - Buenos Aires, Auditorio Nacional - D.F. México, Gran Teatre Liceo - Barcelona, Teatro Municipal – Sao Palo, Teatro Real - Madrid, etc.).

Last Years:

*Nominated at the “VIII Max Awards of Scenic Arts” in the categories “Best Original Music” and “Best Musical Director” for the show "Enramblao" of Rafael Amargo's Company (2004).

*Finalist of the guitar "Paco de Lucia's Award" - Concurso Nacional de Arte Flamenco (Spain, Cordoba 2007).

*“Flamenco Guitar Supervisor” of “Zorro, the Musical”, produced by Isabel Allende and directed by Chris Renshaw, with original music by the Gipsy Kings and John Cameron (premiere in London's West End on 30th june, Garrick Theatre - 2008).

*Preview of his new solo album “Anyway” - Braziliam Tour (9 concerts in 8 major cities), within the Internacional Flamenco Festival and “Guitarisimo Series”, sponsored by Instituto Cervantes, and also in the 30th Anniversary – Festival Internacional de la Guitarra de Córdoba (Spain), with several international big names as Mark Knopfler, Paco de Lucía, Deep Purple, David Russell, Pepe Romero, Eva “La Yerbabuena”, Duo Assad, Manuel Barrueco, Leo Brouwer, with resounding success with audience and critics (2010).

*Winner of 3 Awards at “Festival de Música de Madrid” (FestiMad – Spain, 2011)

• “Best Flamenco Artist Award”
• “Newcomer Artist Award”
• “Guitar Hero’s Audience Award” - “Best Live Performance”

Discography

"Indaiá" - Renato Martins (Lua Discos / MCD - World Music - 1996).

"Al Aire Flamenco" (MCD - World Music - 1997).

"Sudamérica va" - Miguel Cantilo (Che discos - 2003).

"Bolero" - Edith Salazar (Sonifolk - 2005).

"Universal Daughter" - The Savage Rose (Sony BMG – 2007).

"Tiempo Muerto Live" - Rafael Amargo, Juan Parrilla y Flavio Rodrigues (Sello del Autor - SGAE – 2007 / 2008). Produced & composed by J. Parrilla y Flavio Rodrigues.

“Anyway” – Flavio Rodrigues (Ventilador Music, 2009).
Produced by Flavio Rodrigues

"Un Toque de Color" - David Tavares (Spain - 2010).

"El Conguero" - Eliel Lazo - (Sundance Music - 2010).

Check out the official website:
http://www.flaviorodrigues-flamenco.eu

Set List

1- Intro
2- Garota de Ipanema
3- Abandolao
4- Bom Retiro
5- Candela
6- Anyway
7- Poquito a Poco
8- Lo Bueno y Lo Malo
9- S.P. de la Frontera
10- Destemplao