Manuel Brito

double bass


Manuel Brito was born in Santarem in 1987 . Was a student of Degree in Music from the University of Music and Performing Arts of Oporto. Was in the family environment - parents are teachers in school Ginestal Machado - who won the taste " the good music he heard in the house ." Hence the choice of music as a future career was a step .

Manuel Brito goes on whith several performances around the country , particularly in Lisbon , some in Santarém , where ever like to return , and Oporto , where he studies and lives . " In duet with these instruments and the sound is more difficult to grasp for a standard jazz style , while a quartet and piano stifle the battery more these sounds ," explains the young musician . Chose bass for their sounds . An instrument that requires a lot from you physically , not only for what weighs but mainly by the effort that the string tension requires the fingers on songs with seven -eight minutes in duration.

Manuel Brito wants to continue to play a bit where invitations and emerge with the most diverse musicians from the area , watching the growing interest that jazz awakens among public and official and private entities.