Luis Vicente is a Portuguese trumpet player based in Lisbon. He’s a very active musician, playing in several groups with different concepts – from totally free to composed music – having always present the sense of freedom, which he can never leave aside.
He already played in dozens of venues, festivals across Europe and in North America.
He performed and recorded with Carlos Zingaro, Wilbert De Joode, Akira Sakata, Johannes Bauer, William Parker, Hamid Drake, Michael Moore, Roger Turner, Mars Williams, Jorrit Dijkstra, Jasper Stadhouders, Mary Oliver, Paal Nilsen Love, Joost Buis, Tobias Delius, Wolter Wierbos, Frank Gratkowski, Mark Sanders, Olie Brice, Marco Franco, Mette Rasmussen, John Dikeman, Alexander Hawkins, Ziv Taubenfeld, Roberto Negro, John Butcher, João Lobo, Hugo Antunes, Valentin Ceccaldi, Seppe Gebruers, Onno Govaert, Théo Ceccaldi.
He plays his own tunes in trio and quartet and is a member of Vicente-Gebruers-Govaert; Vicente-Trila; Chamber 4; Vicente-Brice-Sanders; Corda Bamba; Twenty One 4tet; Frame Trio; Clocks and Clouds; Deux Maisons; In Layers; Vicente-Marjamaki; Ziv Taubenfeld’s Full Sun; Echoes of South Africa; Fail Better!; Jasper Stadhouders’ International Improv Ensemble.