Leo Tucherman

Leo Tucherman

 Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, BRA

nylon string guitar rock and roll, old-style bass lines, full of the "chacundum" groove, tchoop tchoo-ba backing vocals, trombones, Hammond organs, cello lines, dynamics making each song a full story on its own right, for its own sake, and for everyone's delight


Leo Tuchemann is a Brazilian musician who got his bachelors degree - summa cum lauda - in America (CalState,Northrdge.) and was voted outstanding music student in his class. add a few extention courses at UCLA on film scoring and orchestration.He's released an instrumental album called Colorama, in colaboration with top dj and Brazilian producer Marcellinho da Lua (from the worldly known group Bossacucanova)
In his recently released cd "O Olho da Pedra and other chacunduns" ( Rob/ Arterial Music ) Leo uses the simplicity of the basic guitar groove informally known as "chacundum" to present a wide variety of catchy songs sung in Portuguese, all of which sticks so nicely to everyone's hearts and minds, and the unity of this album is exactly the diversity in styles, ranging from brazilian-reggae, to "rocky-groovy-songs" to nice ballads full of breathtaking backing vocals, unusually natural crescendos in dynamics, trombone lines, Hammond organs, cello,whistles and spacious electricguitars, all of it driven by the nylon stringed guitar playing the "chacundum" rhythm. As a special guest on the album, one of Brazilian greatest regional-rock artists ever, Zé Ramalho.


Colorama - arranger, co-producer and creator alongside with Dj Marcelinho da Lua (Deck Disc) - Colorama was also released in Japan by Wards Records

2 Tracks on the cd Hotel Emiliano vol.4 (MCD Records)
1 Track on Joao Donato's dvd - "Donatural" (Biscoito Fino)
1 Track on Marcelinho da Lua's album "Tranquilo" (Deck Disc)
2 Tracks on Dj Cyro's cd "O melhor do Brasil"
2 Tracks on the album "Brazilian Lounge" distributed by Sony/BMG

1 Track airing daily right now on Roquete Pinto FM- Radio Station
3 Tracks airing on a weekly basis on Mec-Am Radio Station

Sound-design and mixing engineer for a drama series (radio -theater) aired weekly on Mec-Am Radio Station and Nacional-AM Radio Station

Set List

arrangements/ covers done by the World Experience Ensemble:
simon and garfunkel
pat metheny
tom jobim