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Vitor Pereira

Vitor Pereira was born in 1979 in Porto (Portugal), where he started studying classical music graduating in classical guitar in 2003. His interest in Jazz took him to participate in several workshops, private lessons and seminars around Europe with names like: Pat Metheny, Jonathan Kreisberg, Gilad Hekselman, Aaron Goldberg, Matt Penman, etc… In 2004 he moved to London to study at Middlesex University where he finished a BA hons in Jazz under the tuition of Stuart Hall, Mike Outram, Chris Batchelor and Nikki Illes. Resident in London since then, Vitor has been an active musician in the UK, Portugal and Europe, playing alongside musicians such as James Allsopp, Marc Demuth, Dave Smith, Andre Canniere, Will Collier or Asaf Sirkis to name a few

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”an auspicious debut”- London Jazz Blog

“an impressive first album from a guitarist already making strides on the London scene”- Bebop Spoken Here

“Pereira shows himself to be open to a myriad of stylistic inspirations without being overwhelmed by any single one” - All About Jazz

“Pereira is an expressive musician with strong, intelligent, and articulate solos” - AAA MUsic

“Pereira merges technique and creativity to hit the target” - All About Jazz

“Pereira certainly draws on a variety of inspirations here, both in his writing and crisp picking” - Jazzwise

“Experimental modern jazz from this heavyweight band led by Portuguese guitarist Pereira” - Timeout London

“an intriguing group with a strong line-up and well-delivered compositions” - Jazz Breakfast

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Albums

Vitor Pereira Quintet: New World
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F-IRE Records
2016
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New World
New World
F-IRE Records
2016
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Doors
Doors
F-IRE Records
2012
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