Tag João Luiz

João Luiz plays Fandango by Rodrigo

João Luiz plays Fandango from Tres Piezas Españolas by Spanish composer Joaquín Rodrigo (1901-1999).  This comes via his YouTube channel. Luiz has posted a number of semi-causal yet virtuosic home performances that I previously featured. Fantastic musicality with sharp articulations and virtuosic figuration and rhythmic drive. His…

João Luiz Plays Hermetiana by Sergio Assad

João Luiz plays Hermetiana by Sergio Assad (b.1952). This comes via his YouTube channel. I love these causal yet virtuosic home performances by Luiz. Great musicality, laid-back, yet wonderfully zippy. Here’s what he said about the piece via YouTube (I’m very curious…

Joao Luiz Plays Choro No.1 by Villa-Lobos

João Luiz Plays Chôro No.1 by Villa-Lobos

João Luiz plays Chôro No. 1, “Chôro típico brasileiro” (1920) by Brazilian composer Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887-1959). This comes via his YouTube channel. You might already know João Luiz from the amazing Brasil Guitar Duo or from last week with his…

João Luiz Plays Los Guardianes de La Magia by Brouwer

João Luiz Rezende premieres a new work Los Guardianes de La Magia by Leo Brouwer (b.1939). This comes via his YouTube channel. You might already know João Luiz from the amazing Brasil Guitar Duo. Great to hear a new work…

JiJi Plays Xie by João Luiz

JiJi plays Xie by João Luiz. Amazing performance by JiJi who is a fantastic and interesting player that I was not very familiar with. I’m assuming this piece is by João Luiz of the Brasil Guitar Duo and was impressed…