Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, BRA

The group REFINARIA was initially formed in 2003, as a result of the encounter between two musicians and producers; Gerson Barral and Robinson Matos, both with an extensive curriculum in productions of soundtracks and CDs for various artists (as Lô Borges, Samuel Rosa, Milton Nascimento, Fernanda Takai etc.).
The group involves Brazilian sounds into its arrangements, but always connecting the dots to new trends in the music world, mixing bossa nova to Trip Hop, Acid Jazz to Samba, having as a k


After several performances in clubs of Belo Horizonte and other cities, the group recorded its first CD, playing several classics of Brazilian music along with some international standards. In 2005 the group recorded its second CD, dedicated to the International Women's Day, playing ten songs where “Women” are being the essence of the project’s theme.
In 2011 REFINARIA recorded their third album playing classic rock scene of the1990’s called "grunge". Groups like Nirvana, Smashing Pumpkins, Green Day, Pearl Jam and a few others have gained a special re-reading, with a Brazilian accent in this new band's work.
This very same year the group began to invest in its personal compositions and now they own a significant copyright repertoire and are preparing to record their third CD in 2012.


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