Hugo Alves

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Primary Instrument: Trumpet

Born: June 19, 1973    

He was born in Lagos - Portugal, and he is an autodidactic musician, having initiated his musical studies at about seven years of age in the city..s philharmonic. In 1991 it is in Faro that finds a small jazz community made up of local musicians, connected to what remained of a jazz club. In 1994 he begins private harmony, composition and Jazz classes with Zé Eduardo, participating in several workshops throughout the country. The first Big band appears in his career through Zé Eduardo in the ..Big Band Jazz in the Philharmonic... He studies in several workshops such as the Algarve Jazz Workshop (1996), or courses given by diverse musicians such as John Nugent, Doug Weiss and Dawn Thompson, Randy Brecker, Frank Tiberi, Scott Wendholt, among many others...
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... about the CD HUGO ALVES QUARTET GIVEN SOUL (listen here!)

“... As in the case of trumpeter Hugo Alves, whose CD Given Soul is a real breath of fresh air in the new Portuguese jazz. Not because he is going for new grounds as others, or representing a new facet of a certain Portuguese jazz. For years Hugo Alves comes across our path as a soloist, an orchestra musician, and a teacher. What he presents in all this humility is music well rooted in jazz, expressed safely, with melodic invention, vivacity and absolute sense of jazz. Accompanied by a sympathetic trio with it's concepts, especially the drummer Michael Lauren, Hugo Alves, once again, affirmes to be a trumpeter of international call.” (classified with ****) Raul Vaz Bernardo, Expresso - Revista Actual, 09.Fev.2008

Hugo Alves Given Soul among the “Best National Jazz CDs”...

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Primary InstrumentTrumpet

LocationFaro, 8005

Willing to teachAdvanced students only.

Credentials/BackgroundTeacher at ESMAE (superior official school of music - jazz studies), pedagogical director and teachar at AJMMA.

Clinic/Workshop InformationWorkshops all over Portugal, but also Spain, South Africa, Italy.

Conn, Kanstul, Schilke, Vincent Bach,... usual stuff! ;-)
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