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Carlos Barbosa-Lima

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Years Active: fl. ca. 1958 - present
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SongsPhotosNewsPostsBioCarlos Barbosa-Lima has long been a masterful interpreter of a wide range of melodic music. A brilliant acoustic guitarist, Barbosa-Lima gives taste and feeling to works that range from Gershwin to Bach, Jobim to Debussy.

Although not an improviser, Barbosa-Lima has been featured on an extensive series of recordings for Concord's Concerto and Picante subsidiaries. A native of Brazil, Barbosa-Lima began studying the guitar when he was seven.

Among his teachers were the influential Brazilian guitarist Isaias Savio and Andrés Segovia. While still a child, he was performing in public and he made his recording debut when he was just 12. He first toured the United States in 1967, and during 1971-1972 Barbosa-Lima performed in London and New York, gaining a worldwide reputation.

He lived in New York for quite a few years before settling in Puerto Rico. Barbosa-Lima's tasteful yet virtuosic control of the guitar has resulted in consistently delightful solo recitals for Concord Concerto that appeal to a wide audience.

His releases have found him exploring the music of Antonio Carlos Jobim, George Gershwin, Scott Joplin, Luiz Bonfá, Cole Porter, Leonard Bernstein (songs from West Side Story), and a variety of lesser-known Brazilian composers.

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Carlos Barbosa-Lima performs classical, acoustic music and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, or other music performances. The estimated booking fee range to book Carlos Barbosa-Lima for your event, Please Contact. Carlos Barbosa-Lima has more than 12.8K listeners worldwide and really knows how to entertain your audience. Similar artists are  Gerald Garcia, David Tanenbaum, Carlos Bonell, Zagreb Guitar Quartet, Eliot Fisk . Contact AAE Music agency for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Carlos Barbosa-Lima for an upcoming event.

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