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Ricardo Pinheiro completed a Degree in Music at Berklee College of Music, Boston; Degree in Psychology Sciences at the Universidade de Lisboa; and a PhD in Musicology (Ethnomusicology) at the Universidade Nova de Lisboa. He studied with Mick Goodrick, George Garzone, Ed Tomassi, Ken Pullig, Wayne Krantz, Ken Cervenka, Chris Washburne and Salwa Castelo-Branco. He played/recorded with Peter Erskine, David Liebman, Chris Cheek, Tim Hagans, Andrew Rathbun, Aubrey Johnson, Mário Laginha, Eric Ineke, Perico Sambeat, Stephan Astbury, João Paulo Esteves da Silva, Remix Ensemble, Matt Renzi, Jon Irabagon, John Gunther, Mike Del Ferro, André Charlier, Benoît Sourisse, among many others. He teaches at the Escola Superior de Música de Lisboa, and is the Director of its Masters in Music Program. He played and participated in conferences and meetings in Austria, Greece, Spain, France, The Netherlands, Germany, U.S.A., Denmark, Italy, South Africa, Croatia, among other countries, and published articles in journals such as Acta Musicologica of the International Musicological Society, the Jazz Research Journal, or the International Review for The Aesthetics and Sociology of Music. ​ Scholarships and Awards: Berklee College of Music (2000-2002); Fundação Luso-Americana Para o Desenvolvimento;Centro Nacional de Cultura; Rutgers University - Institute of Jazz Studies - Morroe Berger - Benny Carter Jazz Research Fund; Fundação Para a Ciência e Tecnologia

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”He has a distinctive sound and I thought then that he had a lot going for him (...) The trio’s set on Triplicity is a superbly collective effort (...) Each member is highly original both in their individual improvisation and their collaborative interplay but no one seeks to overshadow another. Their album is an intriguing mix of novel and imaginative interpretations...” — Brian Payne (JazzJournal.co.uk) ​ “‘Triplicity' is one of the most exceptional guitar productions that have appeared in jazz in recent years.” — Cyriel Pluimakers (Jazzenzo.nl) ​ ” (...) I would venture to say that I’ve yet to hear another guitar-bass-drums trio that sounds so refreshingly different

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Primary Instrument

Guitar

Willing to teach

Intermediate to advanced

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saxophone
John Coltrane John Coltrane
saxophone
Miles Davis Miles Davis
trumpet
Pat Metheny Pat Metheny
guitar
Charlie Parker Charlie Parker
saxophone, alto

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Album Caruma by Ricardo Pinheiro

Caruma

Inner Circle Music
2020

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Album Open Letter by Ricardo Pinheiro

Open Letter

Fresh Sound Records
2009

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