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Mereneu Project

The Mereneu Project was brought together in São Paulo - Brazil, in 2004, as an initiative of the musicians Emiliano Sampaio (guitar), Gustavo Boni (bass), and Luis André (drums), with the purpose of researching the diversity of popular music. Since its inception, the group has consistently explored the creativity in instrumental music, developing a work that mix Brazilian rhythms, jazz elements and chamber music approach. The trio recorded its first album in late 2007, comprised exclusively of original tunes, and release other 4 albums until last year. In 2012, the trio moved to Graz, Austria, to make the Master course in one of the best jazz schools in Europe (KUG) and invited 6 top musicians from many countries to record a new project as a nonet called “Mereneu Project”

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Downbeat Magazine about “Mega Mereneu Project” (2015) ”His music is complex and beautiful. He is a “tourist” with a ticket to great things. “

Michael Abene (2015) ”He is one of the few young arrangers that is not afraid to show a sense of humor in his writing”.

Ed Partyka about “Mereneu Project” (2014) “…Emiliano Sampaio and his Mereneu Project have created something very special with this recording, and I hope that you enjoy it as much as I do.”

All About Jazz about the track “Pe de Moca” (2012) “What a lovely track. The choppiness of the opening guitar notes leads into a languid ballad that gets more dreamy as it goes along

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Discography

Tourists

Tourists

Session Work Records
2015

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Mereneu Project

Mereneu Project

Session Work Records
2014

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The Forbidden Dance

The Forbidden Dance

Session Work Records
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Wrong and Beautiful

Wrong and Beautiful

Mereneu Project
The Forbidden Dance

The Forbidden Dance

The Forbidden Dance

Mereneu Project
The Forbidden Dance

Die Posaune

Die Posaune

Mereneu Project
The Forbidden Dance

Mereneu Sings in the Rain

Mereneu Sings in the Rain

Mereneu Project
The Forbidden Dance

Solman

Solman

Mereneu Project
Mereneu Project

Miedo del Oscuro

Miedo del Oscuro

Mereneu Project
Mereneu Project

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