In 1985, Romero Lubambo came to the United States, and brought with him a new sound in Brazilian jazz guitar.
Romero's guitar playing unites the styles and rhythms of his native Brazilian musical heritage with his fluency in the American jazz tradition to form a distinctive new sound.
From the cool, sophisticated rhythms of his native Brazil to hard bop, Romero is a guitarist who's comfortable in any musical setting. He is an uncommonly gifted soloist and musical improviser with a steady stream of unpredictably creative musical thoughts and the virtuosity to deliver them.
After arriving in New York City, Romero quickly established himself as a first call session and touring guitarist who was in demand not only for his authentic Brazilian sound, but also for his command with a variety of styles.
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Guitarist Romero Lubambo may be the best practitioner of his craft in the world today... [his] facility, creativity and energy are in a class all their own. —Jazziz magazine
Lubambo, one of Brazilian jazz's premier fingerstylists, is the main attraction... brilliant, rhythmically inventive single-note playing. —David R. Adler, All Music magazine
Guitarist Romero Lubambo is a masterful guitarist who writes seductive songs.
—Thomas Conrad, JazzTimes magazine