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Leandro Braga

Leandro Braga has been developing praised instrumental function in Brazil. As an arranger and pianist, he continues to be documenting and touring with titles like Ivan Lins, Djavan, Ney Matogrosso, Leila Pinheiro, Elba Ramalho, Jane Duboc, Zé Rodrix, Fafá de Belém, Cláudia, Beth Carvalho, Verônica Sabino, Elba Ramalho, Tim Maia, Zeca Pagodinho, Chico Buarque, and Johnny Alf, with whom he previously one collaboration and distributed an recording, a tribute to Noel Rosa (Lumiar, 1997). Braga also published music with companions Aldir Blanc, Elisa Lucinda, and Paulo César Pinheiro. He began to research the traditional piano at age group five. He graduated from medical college in 1978, but left behind the profession to be always a full-time musician; he analyzed with Luís Eça, his biggest impact. He has created award-winning movie theater soundtracks (for movies such as for example O Povo perform Veneno, Prêmio Aquisição [IBAMA], and Meu Nome é João [IBASE Vídeo]). He was in charge of the composition, set up, and execution from the soundtrack of China, O Ponto de Mutação, created for the federal government from the Republic of China. He also carried out for the musical Evita and was musical movie director from the play Somos Irmãs, concerning the popular sister performers Dircinha Batista and Linda Batista. He documented his first single recording in 1992, E por que não? (Arabesque Information), that was distributed just within the U.S., European countries, Mexico, and Japan. His 1st launch in Brazil was Pé na Cozinha (MPB/Warner, 1998).

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