Benedetto welcomes Brazilian guitarist/composer/arranger Chico Pinheiro to the family! A self-taught guitarist from Sao Paulo, Chico is a leader in the new generation of Brazilian musicians finding fame in America and around the world.  After turning professional at age 15, he moved to Boston where he received his music degree (Summa cum laude) from Berklee.  He has recorded with major Brazilian and American jazz and popular artists, and received the ‘Top 10 Album of the Year’ in 2003.  His recent albums with Dianne Reeves, Bob Mintzer and Anthony Wilson are all critically acclaimed.  Chico will launch his September US tour and upcoming recording session on his new Bravo Elite model (shown here in a sneak peak)!

View his site!

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