Luiz Carlos Vinhas

Luiz Carlos Vinhas

Bossa Nova, jazz, brazilian, 60s, acid jazz

The pianist from Rio de Janeiro (where born in May 19,1940 and died in Aug 20, 2001) started playing at nightclubs in the late 50´s and soon joined the bossa nova movement. Vinhas played in the trio Bossa Três with drummer Edison Machado and bassist Tião Neto, recording three albums in 1962, in the United States. Back to Brazil, Vinhas continued performing with Bossa Três and while playing with other Brazilian artists like Jorge Ben, Quarteto em Cy, Elis Regina and others.