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Carlo Filipe

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Carlo Filipe s a guitarist , mandolinist and composer, who combines the enticing Brazilian swing with the broad styles of contemporary jazz
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Carlo Filipe Banhos Estolano graduated with a BA in Music (guitar) from Estácio de Sá University, Rio de Janeiro, in 1994. Spalla in Orquestra Brasileira de Guitarras from 1992 to 2001, recorded 2 albums and toured Brazil's major capitals. In 1997, founded Tastho Guitar Trio, releasing "Sambaqui" in 2001. In his solo work Carlo pursues the union of classical techniques with the swing and improvisation of Jazz and Brazilian Music. In 2008, he recorded his first solo album “Caldo” for Ethos Brasil Records. In 2014 Carlo received his MA in Jazz performance and Composition from the University of York and is currently pursuing a PhD, also in York.

Performance details
I can perform outdoors
I can perform with backing tracks
My equipment is PAT tested
Encore awards
3rd Encoreversary
Classical, Jazz, Folk, Pop, Rock, Electronic, Dixieland, Jazz fusion, Gypsy jazz, Latin jazz, Modern jazz, Ragtime, World music, Bossa nova, Brazilian music, Caribbean music, Choro, Cuban music, Classical crossover, Contemporary classical, Film / TV music, Musical theatre, 1930s era music, 1940s era music, 1950s era music
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Private event, Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Cruise, Burns night, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Other skills:
Arranger, Orchestrator, Producer, Audio engineer, Composer, Sound technician, Fluent improviser, Ableton Live, Instrumental teaching, Theory teaching, Composition teaching
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From customers:

Sincerely, S, 5 years ago

Carlo Estolano is one of the most disciplined and punctual people I've ever known. His ability to work efficiently under stressful conditions and nerve-wrecking deadlines speaks volumes about his hard work, determination and his composed demeanor. During the time we worked in Brazil he led the school teachers’ quartet and demonstrated excellent leadership skills and team spirit. In general Carlo Estolano is a compassionate and hardworking human being with perseverance and ambition. I think he is a deserving candidate for the Master Degree program and would be a great value addition to your organization. I strongly recommend Carlo Estolano and am available for any further details you wish to know about him.

With J, 6 years ago

I have known Carlo since he enrolled on the MA in Music at the University of York in 2013. In my role as Carlo's academic supervisor for his MA, ands now PhD, I have followed the development of his performance closely. Carlo arrived at York having completed an accomplished solo album Caldo in his home country, Brazil, which featured an engaging mixture of original material and Brazilian Jazz standards. Carlo's PhD work at the University of York focuses on constructing a musical meeting point for the ECM records sound and concept of artists such as John Abercrombie, Ralph Towner, Egberto Gismonti, Terje Rypdal and Mick Goodrick with a historicaly informed performance based investigation into the unique styles of Brazilian folk rhythms as Samba, Choro, Baião, Frevo. Carlo regularly performs in concerts at the University and publicly in and around York, .and consistently displays a thoroughly professional approach to music that both engages audiences intellectually and speaks to them artistically. I recommend Carlo to you without reservation.

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