Ulisses Rocha in Concert: One Night Only | Back by Popular Demand
Guitarist and composer Ulisses Rocha is proud to present his newest album, Ulisses Rocha Solo, performing just pieces from the classical guitar repertoire.
Considered one of Brazil’s finest guitarist and composers in the past twenty years, Ulisses Rocha has achieved international acclaim with his performances in international festivals in the United States, Canada, Germany, Switzerland, Poland, Russia, Cuba, Syria, Kuwait, Zimbabwe, Paraguay, France, Lithuania, Japan, Netherlands, and Belgium. He has collaborated with renowned Brazilian artists, such as Gal Costa and Cesar Camargo Mariano and recorded with Hermeto Pascoal. He has also shared the stage in special performances with Egberto Gismonti , Al Di Meola, Eliane Elias, Marco Pereira, Toquinho, and
Paulo Belinatti . A prolific performer, Mr. Rocha has recorded 14 CDs, 3 videotapes and a guitar book. In addition to his own compositions, Mr. Rocha has also recorded numerous collections and works by other artists.
Mr. Rocha is currently a visiting professor at the University of Florida, where he performs and records as a soloist, while also continuing his musical collaborations with some of Brazil’s most prominent artists. Mr. Rocha has taught at the Unicamp (University of Campinas, Brazil) since 1990. From 2012 to 2013, he was a Bacardi Scholar at the Center for Latin American Studies at the University of Florida.
“Mr. Rocha is obviously one of Brazil’s most gifted musicians with his combined gift s as a brilliant guitarist and composer. He presented a memorable evening of Brazilian guitar artistry to ‘music city’, or what is more frequently called ‘guitar town’.”
–Just Jazz Guitar, Nashville 2014
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