Pedro Boschi Pedro Boschi

Pedro’s music reflects the colors and sounds of the Mata Atlântica. His compositions are a unique synthesis of rich imagination and some magic. Pedro’s music is not only influenced by musicians such as Jobim and Hermeto Pascoal, but heavily influenced by literature and poetry. His musicality and great creativity make his compositions somewhat poetic chronicles full of metaphors of the Brazilian collective imagination. The sounds of the forest and rivers, the ocean and the birds are always there, even when not in the most conventional way. His music approaches harmony and melody in such an imaginative way, each song creates its own universe. It was after discovering his father’s guitar at a young age that music captured all of him for good. At age 15, Pedro joined a local choir to learn how to read music. He was a guitar autodidact until Chumbinho Lima (bassist to renowned musician Tim Maia) noticed his talent and potential, taking him under his wing. Pedro subsequently trained at the Villa Lobos Conservatory, where he studied classical guitar and MPB (Brazilian popular music). The real learning curve happened while performing in clubs playing Bossa Nova, Samba, Choro, and many other styles in Rio de Janeiro. He participated in dozens of groups including the Villa Lobos Orchestra, the Orquestra de Violões, Chorando Baixinho, Terceira Margem, Oficina Itiberê, and in theater groups as musical director and composer

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