Emiliano Sampaio

Emiliano Sampaio

Instrument: Guitar | Location: Vienna

Emiliano Sampaio is an amazingly talented young Brazilian guitarist, trombonist, composer and arranger (…) His music is complex and beautiful. He is a 'tourist' with a ticket to great things. I look forward to enjoying the ride.
—Frank Alkyer, Downbeat Magazine

Updated: January 13, 2021

Born: November 15, 1984

The Guitarist, trombonist, conductor, arranger and composer, born in São Paulo (Brazil) in 1984, studied music firstly at the University of Campinas and develops his Doctoral Research nowadays with focus on the use of improvisation for large Jazz Symphonic Orchestra at the University of Music and Performing Art of Graz. Ways of interaction between people has become a central question of his work, developing ways of using music to contribute for more fulfilling life as musician.

Emiliano released eleven albums as bandleader with his trio, his nonet and his own big band and his music was played in important Brazilian and European jazz clubs and festivals. In 2020 the new album “Music for Large Ensembles Vol II” is being released with works for larger groups involving string orchestra, classical percussion, oboe and harp in combination with jazz ensembles.

As conductor, arranger and composer, he has worked with the Metropole Orkest (Holland), HR Frankfurt Radio Big Band, Lungau Big Band (Salzburg), Wayjo (Perth), Fete Huppe (Hannover), Big Band & the Vocals (Copenhagen), HRT Croatian Radio Band, Uni Jazz Orchestra (Regensburg), Graz Composers Orchestra, Mere Bigband, Soundscape and Speaking Jazz Big Band (Sao Paulo), Badi Assad, Dominguinhos, Trombone Quartet of Campinas, Orquestra Experimental de Sao Carlos (Brazil) and others.

Emiliano won many prizes for his work such wnbeat Student Awards” in the categories “Best Small Jazz Combo”, “Jazz Soloist”, “Outstanding Original Composition foas “Dor Large Jazz Ensemble”, “Outstanding Arrangement for Large Jazz Ensemble” and 3rd Prize in the Jazz Comp Graz Composition Contest.


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”Seine Bigband ist sensationell, es gibt keine Schwachstelle.” Concerto Magazin (Austria, 2019)

„Irgendwie wird man den Eindruck nicht los, hier bewerbe sich wer für die Erste Liga der Top-Arrangeure.“ Fono Forum (Germany, 2019)

“Emiliano has created an exceptional collection of original compositions. Beautifully performed and produced, both ensembles bring to life the work of a passionate young composer who is developing a unique and expressive voice. His influences come from many sources within the jazz tradition as well as a wider sphere of contemporary music; Emiliano clearly has the mastery of craft and respect for these traditions to be able to absorb these elements to create something that is his own” Dr

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Balada para Brumadinho

Balada para Brumadinho

Emiliano Sampaio
Music for Large Ensembles Vol II

Afrika

Afrika

Emiliano Sampaio
Music for Large Ensembles Vol II

Mr. Tappler

Mr. Tappler

Emiliano Sampaio
Music for Large Ensembles Vol II

Music for Large Ensembles Vol II

Music for Large Ensembles Vol II

Emiliano Sampaio
Music for Large Ensembles Vol II

Solo for Zagreb

Solo for Zagreb

Emiliano Sampaio
Music for Small and Large...

The Groove

The Groove

Emiliano Sampaio
Music for Small and Large...

Music for Small and Large Ensembles

Music for Small and Large Ensembles

Emiliano Sampaio
Music for Small and Large...

Emiliano Sampaio Albums