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LUBAMBO, ROMERO
Born in Rio de Janeiro on July 20, 1955, Romero Lubambo currently resides in Astoria, New York. Influenced by both classical and jazz, he graduated from the Villa-Lobos School of Music in Rio de Janeiro, and has studied the many styles of Brazilian music. Romero has performed and/or recorded with Antonio Carlos Jobim, Dori Caymmi, Astrud Gilberto, Herbie Mann, Raphael Rabello, Paquito DRivera, Phil Woods, Art Farmer, Larry Coryell, Gil Goldstein, and many others.

While in Brazil, Romero performed with Mauro Senise, Leni Andrade, Rildo Hora, Hermeto Pascoal, and others. Lubambo moved to New York in 1985 and was immediately employed by Astrud Gilberto. He has been performing since 1987 with Herbie Mann, and is now emerging as one of the brightest new soloists in the jazz worldespecially that of Brazilian jazz.

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Quite simply& Romero is the best Brazilian guitarist there is.  Herbie Mann

The guitarists facility, creativity and energy are in a class all their own. Hes achieved a degree of fluency in both jazz and Brazilian idioms thats likely the envy of most serious guitarists in both cultures.  Scott Adams, Jazziz Magazine

&an absolute wizard of post-bop acoustic jazz&  Diane Gordon, Acoustic Guitar Magazine

Equally facile on electric and acoustic, Lubambo has become one of the most frequently recorded guitarists in the world, having lent his diverse skills to an astounding array of sessions.  Mark Holston, Guitar Player Magazine

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