The Artist

Lupa Santiago e Paulo Braga


Duo is a challenging musical relationship, spaces to fill in, and to share all the time, specially between piano and guitar. Lupa Santiago & Paulo Braga are exploring this context in the brazilian instrumental music, , bringing original compositions in new contemporary jazz vision.

The first cd , N101, was a result of a fast identification between the two experienced musicians,. It was recorded in one day after two quick rehearsals, using some new originals as well as some compositions recorded before with different groups and instrumentation.

The duo play many concerts during 2 years, and now they are releasing Manhã, new cd with all originals, composed for the group with a lot of interaction, very mature work, keeping the same energy of the first, but also deep knowledge of each others playing, taking the improvisation to a next level.