Piano Duo

Piano Duo

 São Paulo, São Paulo, BRA
BandLatinAcoustic

Two pianos, where virtuosity of players Eva Gomyde/Carlos Roberto Oliveira, bravely performing creative musical concept. Genuine Brazilian accent is felt in their compositions as in Bossa Nova. Arrangements open ways for improvisations in fusion with jazz, percussion on strings and on piano's wood.

Biography

Eva Gomyde.
Pianist, composer and arranger.

Born in a family of many musical skills, piano player Eva Gomyde, showed an early talent starting playing the piano at the age of three. But at certain time something happened that made her heart beat faster. “As a child I had music as part of my life, but one day a melody coming from a procession passing along the street just in front of my house got me, and suddenly I was irresistibly drawn to the piano, and started playing the same melody by ear.”
After that, she began performing actively in family parties with her father and sisters. Soon after, to enhance her skills, she commenced taking piano classes with well-known pianists and renowed conductors, such as Hans-Joachin Joel. The enchanting feeling and passion for the piano moved her towards another direction, she gave piano lessons for 20 years to many people. “I want to pass this magic and charming feeling to others.”

In 2001 she recorded her first CD “Plural”, performing in a duo, trio and quintet with famous Brazilians musicians.

Her most recent work is the “Piano Duo” with the former classmate, and well know pianist Carlos Roberto Oliveira, to develop a pianistic work in duet to explorer the piano also as a percussion on the strings and wood, showing the rhythmic richness of the Brazilian Popular Music.
They recorded the CD Piano Duo in Maritaca’s records in 2005 and the DVD Piano Duo in 2007.

Carlos R. Oliveira
Pianist, composer and arranger.

Began music studies with his uncles, among them, Dom Salvador, renowned as pianist, composer and conductor, residing in New York for 33 years.
Graduated in erudite piano by the Magda Tagliaferro School, where he developed a pianistic technique and interpretation.
He studied harmony and counterpoint with the famous brazilian composer Osvaldo Lacerda and modern and contemporary popular music with the german conductor Hans-Joachin Koellreuter.
He performed in many occasions and made recordings with famous musicians such as Pery Ribeiro, Leny Andrade, Raul de Souza, Hector Costita, in addition to bands Sax ver Sax and Toshiko Akioshy and Lew Tabackin Band.
Component of the instrumental group"Jaiz in 4" ( piano, contrabass, drums,trombone), with 3 brazilian popular music CD recorded, with a strong emphasis on jazz and contemporary sounds.
"Tocando para o interior"(Playing for inside), CD recorded with the great brazilian musician Naylor Proveta, leader of the international Banda Mantiqueira.
"Natural", written for a duet CD, piano and contrabass, with bassist Jorge Oscar de Souza, whose appreciation on CD is from the famous bassist Ron Carter.
"PIANODUO", a CD recorded with the pianist Eva Gomyde, in piano duet by Maritaca Records.
"PIANODUO", DVD recorded in 2007.

Lyrics

Baiao Pentatonico

Written By: Eva Gomyde

No lyrics

Discography

CD “Plural” - 2001.
CD “Piano Duo” - 2005 - Maritaca's Record.
Piano Duo DVD - 2007.
Natural - 1998.
Rio - 1999.
Jaiz in 4 - 1997.
Prazer da Espera - 2006.
Momentos ao Vivo - 2007.
Tocando para o Interior - 2007.

Set List

The set takes 1:00 hour, up to 1 hour and 30 minutes.
Songs:
.Samba de Uma nota So.
.Baiao Pentatonico
.Tema para Piano Duo
.Tema para Segunda Feira.
.Escorregando
.Batucaduo
.Meu caro tio Romeu.
.Preludio.
.Meu time
.Loro
.Curtissom
.Vespeiro
.1 X 0 - Um a zero.
.O Piano Duo