Carlos "Zíngaro"

violin



BIOGRAPHY:

From 1953 to 1965, Carlos Zíngaro had classical training at the National Conservatory, in Lisbon, and for two years ( 1967/1968) he studied church organ .

During the 60s, Zíngaro was a member of the University of Lisbon Chamber Orchestra. In 1967 he created Plexus, the only Portuguese group to develop, at that time, an approach based on contemporary music, improvisation and rock approach .

Carlos "Zíngaro" is one of the most important figures in the practice of improvisational violin, at Billy Bang , Mark Feldman , Takehisa Kosugi and Dominique Pifarely’s level. As comfortable in " avant garde " situations as in more formal jazz and even in rock, Carlos Zíngaro has been playing with many of the most important musicians of the international scene, as Lee Konitz Otomo Yoshihide, Anthony Braxton, Barre Phillips, Daunik Lazro, Derek Bailey, Joëlle Léandr , Jon Rose, Kent Carter, Ned Rothenberg, Peter Kowald, Roger Turner , Rüdiger Carl, Dominique Regef, Evan Parker, Günter Müller, Andres Bosshard, Jean-marc Montera and Paul Lovens . In parallel, he has made his name in the areas of dance and theater, as a scene songwriter.

LINKS:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carlos_Zingaro


Participações


JR041 CD

Fail Better!


JR038 CD

Fonte Grande


JR 040 CD CD

Goes Without Saying, But It's Got To Be Said


JR 039 CD CD

Perspectrum


JR 037 CD

Fish Wool


JR 036 CD

Corda Bamba


JR 035 CD

Pareidolia


JR034 CD

Timeless