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”EVERTON FIRMEZA is a bassist and composer who has always had experimentalism as his trademark.”

A brazilian that looks to the world. This is how EVERTON FIRMEZA sees himself and is seen. In his 13 years of career the 27-year-old musician born and raised in São Paulo has already an experience and artistic maturity as like lot of plus aged musicians. FIRMEZA has begun his music studies at age 7, in the school where he studied. In the recorder classes he was always one of the best students. Many years later he discovered he had already absolute pitch at the time. At age 14 he started his studies in the bass guitar. He began playing Rock and the FM Popular Repertoire at bars, parties and public events. His tecnical and musical development brought an interest for Classic Rock, Jazz, Brazilian Music, and soon after that for Classical and Experimental Music. At age 18 FIRMEZA moved to Belo Horizonte (Minas Gerais) to do the Major Degree in Composition at Escola de Música da UFMG (Federal University of Minas Gerais School of Music). What looked like a very strict couse at the time revealed itself exactly the opposite, so FIRMEZA had the opportunity to develop many projects in a lot of different styles and concepts: he played in Jazz, Brazilian Music, Pop, Choro and Contemporary Classical Music ensembles, he worked as sound technician, wrote arrangements for different formations, composed eletroacoustic and electronic music, studied and acted in theatre and clown plays, recorded soundtracks for theatre and animation, researched sound-image relationships and organized music festivals just to tell some of them

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