Trio Madeira Brasil is one of the most exciting groups to emerge in the world of brazilian instrumental music. It brings together 3 virtuosos with the idea of making in the sam way energetic and refined music, around Choro and others styles, making them the ambassadors of Choro around the world.


After the release of their first critically acclaimed CD in 1998, TMB has been enjoying success at a variety of levels such as:

* Voted “Best CD” and “Best Group” in the Premio Sharp (Sharp Award)
* Participated in the Free Jazz Festival 1999. Was the only national group to receive a top ranking by the O Globo newspaper (Rio de Janeiro)
* Special recording for French TV with the guitarist Baden Powell
* Participated in the Festival Chorando Alto (Crying Loud Festival), the most important festival in the history of Choro, next to the composer Egberto Gismonti (Sesc Pompéia-SP)
* Voted Best Instrumental Show of the year by the O Globo newspaper (Rio de Janeiro)
* Toured extensively throughout Brasil to promote the release of their first CD, Trio Madeira Brasil
* Toured in Tahiti islands for the project Music in Polynesia, marking the first time a group from Brasil was invited to perform in French Polynesia
* Toured throughout France, Columbia and Portugal
* Tracks from their CD have been included in various film and television soundtracks as well as various music compilations
* Participated on the CD Filosofia, by the singer Zé Renato, dedicated to the repertoire of Noel Rosa and Chico Buarque
* In 2003, co-released a CD with the composer Guilherme de Brito, applying elaborate arrangements to the composer’s classic compositions with Nelson Cavaquinho. The CD was an immediate hit with the critics
* In 2005, they are the great stars of Mika Kaurismäki's movie "Brasileirinho", a story about Choro and are acclaimed on scene in various european countries (Lisbon, Milan, Paris, Berlin).


1998 * Trio Madeira Brasil
2001 * Filosofia with Ze Renato
2003 * A Rosa e o Espinho with Guilherme de Brito
2004 * Trio Madeira Brasil - World ed. by Luz Azul Prod.
2005 * Trio Madeira Brasil e convidados (live)

Set List

1. Santa Morena (Jacob do Bandolim)
2. Aguenta Seu Fulgencio (Lourenço Lamartine / Jacob do Bandolim)
3. Guerreiro (Ernesto Nazareth)
4. Danza de La Vida Breve (Manuel de Falla)
5. Celestial (Ernesto Nazareth)
6. Loro (Egberto Gismonti)
7. Corrupiao (Edu Lobo)
8. As Vitrines (Chico Buarque)
9. Labirinto (Ernesto Nazareth)
10. The Easy Winners (Scott Joplin)
11. Valsa Venezuelana numero 3 (Antonio Lauro)
12. Batuque (Ernesto Nazareth)
13. Paulista (Joao dos Santos)
14. Um a Zero (Pixinguinha / Benedito Lacerda)
15. Fuga y Misterio (Astor Piazzola)
16. O Trenzinho Caipira (Heitor Villa Lobos)
17. Vatapa (Dorival Caymmi)
18. Assanhado (Jacob do Bandolim)
19. Quebrando um Galho (Jacob do Bandolim)
20. Cochichando (Pixinguinha)
A set is about 90mn