On “National Musician Day” in Brazil, check out some interesting facts about the power of music

Music impacts people’s lives and cultures

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Music impacts people’s lives and cultures. It enables us to express and understand ourselves, and have fun. Researchers study these effects and prove that music can change our mood, intelligence, physical performance and memory.

Check out some interesting facts about the power of music:

Performance effects

German researchers prove that listening to music while reading can affect understanding. When doing physical activities, music impact is also positive.

Behavior Effects

Researchers from the United Kingdom found out that listening to positive music can increase willingness to help people.

Intellingence Enhancement

Music classes can lead to an IQ increase, according to researchers from Canada. Another research has proven that a musician’s brain is more developed.

Relaxing

Researchers from USA found out that listening to pop and jazz music has the same restoring effect as silence. Classical music can also help reduce blood pressure.

Learn more at: http://bit.ly/curiosidadesmusica

About Lineu Bravo

Lineu Bravo is an autodidact luthier and fond of good music. From an early age he developed intimacy with wood at his father workshop. He built his first instrument when he was 14. Since then, his guitars, ‘cavacos’, mandolins and ‘violas’ have been purchased by respected musicians. Guinga, Marcus Tardelli, Zélia Duncan, Marco Pereira, João Bosco, Yamandú Costa, Chico Buarque, Ulisses Rocha, Hamilton de Holanda, Ângela Muner, Rogério Caetano, Maurício Carrilho, Luciana Rabello, João Lyra, Maurício Marques, Edson Lopes, Alessandro Penezzi, Juarez Moreira, Fernando César, Jayme Vignoli, Flávio Apro, Giacomo Bartoloni, Swami Jr, Rosa Passos, Ana Carolina, Zé Paulo Becker, and Douglas Lora are some of them.

 

Lineu Bravo was interviewed by Oscar Ferreira, owner of Strings

The chat is available on Youtube, in a project named “Brazilian creativity on Luthierie”

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The luthier Lineu Bravo was interviewed by Oscar Ferreira, musician and owner of a company called Strings.

The chat is available on YouTube, in a project named “Brazilian Creativity on Luthierie”.

Lineu told Oscar Ferreira about his professional career and gave some advice to young luthiers: “Develop intimacy with the wood, take an established guitar design and try to do something like that the best you can. Then, find your own way.”

Lineu also said that he became a professional luthier when he was 36. He calls himself an intuitive luthier.

Check out the full video:  http://bit.ly/lineucriatividade

About the Strings
The company was opened in 1992. The owner is Oscar Ferreira, a musician who was in touch with talented luthiers and important suppliers such as Schaller, Gleissner, Hannabach, Pyramid, Pirastro, Shadow, Rubner, Teller and Zeeh.
Nowadays, Strings operates in Brazil with accessories for instruments.

About Lineu Bravo

Lineu Bravo is an autodidact luthier and fond of good music. From an early age he developed intimacy with wood at his father workshop. He built his first instrument when he was 14. Since then, his guitars, ‘cavacos’, mandolins and ‘violas’ have been purchased by respected musicians. Guinga, Marcus Tardelli, Zélia Duncan, Marco Pereira, João Bosco, Yamandú Costa, Chico Buarque, Ulisses Rocha, Hamilton de Holanda, Ângela Muner, Rogério Caetano, Maurício Carrilho, Luciana Rabello, João Lyra, Maurício Marques, Edson Lopes, Alessandro Penezzi, Juarez Moreira, Fernando César, Jayme Vignoli, Flávio Apro, Giacomo Bartoloni, Swami Jr, Rosa Passos, Ana Carolina, Zé Paulo Becker, and Douglas Lora are some of them.

 

The talented musician, who is from Fortaleza and very renowned in the city, fell in love with music when she was a teenager

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The guitarist from Ceara, Rebeca Camara, who is also a singer and performs songs by Gilberto Gil, Caetano Veloso and Tom Jobim, also plays a guitar made by the luthier Lineu Bravo: a 6-string guitar with cedar, purchased in 2009.

Rebeca already joined the following groups: Belle Trio, Gargalhada Choro e Banda, João e Marias and Filhas da Mãe.

Her passion for music started when she was Young. When se was 15 she started taking private guitar classes. She still plays the guitar nowadays. Rebeca is renowned among the musicians from Fortaleza.

Source: Siara News

About Lineu Bravo

Lineu Bravo is an autodidact luthier and fond of good music. From an early age he developed intimacy with wood at his father workshop. He built his first instrument when he was 14. Since then, his guitars, ‘cavacos’, mandolins and ‘violas’ have been purchased by respected musicians. Guinga, Marcus Tardelli, Zélia Duncan, Marco Pereira, João Bosco, Yamandú Costa, Chico Buarque, Ulisses Rocha, Hamilton de Holanda, Ângela Muner, Rogério Caetano, Maurício Carrilho, Luciana Rabello, João Lyra, Maurício Marques, Edson Lopes, Alessandro Penezzi, Juarez Moreira, Fernando César, Jayme Vignoli, Flávio Apro, Giacomo Bartoloni, Swami Jr, Rosa Passos, Ana Carolina, Zé Paulo Becker, and Douglas Lora are some of them.

Cláudio Jorge, musician from Rio de Janeiro and Lineu Bravo’s client, is featured in the media and collects a 35-year-long career.

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The musician from Rio de Janeiro, Cláudio Jorge, is a guitarist, composer, singer, arranger and producer and collects a 35-year-long career. He was featured in a Brazilian Newspaper named “GGN” to talk about his new album. He has been in the project, with 15 tracks, for a long time and it was inspired in his childhood musical memories: a lot of samba and ‘bossa nova’ with jazz influences.

The album is called “Samba jazz, de raiz” and it took 3 years to be recorded. The new project contains 15 tracks: “The melody of the songs is similar to the samba from Rio de Janeiro, but I gave it a ‘jazz treatment’. It is an album in which the songs are more important than the arrangements”.

Check it out: https://bit.ly/claudiojorgemidia

Cláudio Jorge and the Lineu Bravo Guitar

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The luthier Lineu Bravo made him an instrument in 2013: a 6-string guitar with Canadian cedar top, Indian Jacaranda Back and ebony elevated fingerboard.

Cláudio Jorge’s career

Brazilian musician who was born in Rio de Janeiro, Cláudio Jorge collects a 35- year-long career, which started when he was 20.

His compositions have been already recorded by many important Brazilian singers, such as: Emílio Santiago, Elymar Santos, Ângela Maria, Joana, Élson do Forrogode, Alaíde Costa, Zeca Pagodinho, Elza Soares, Roberto Ribeiro, Zezé Mota, Jorge Aragão, Martinho da Vila, Joel Nascimento, Sivuca, Luiz Carlos da Vila, and Arranco de Varsóvia.

He has also partnered up with important names, such as Cartola, João Nogueira, Aldir Blanc, Nei Lopes, Hermínio Bello de Carvalho, Ivan Wrigg, Ivor Lancellotti, Délcio Carvalho and Martinho da Vila. Some of his composition partners include Nei Lopes, Luiz Carlos da Vila, Ivan Wrigg, Délcio Carvalho, Cartola, Ivor Lancellotte, Ivan Lins, Elton Medeiros, Martinho da Vila, Mauro Diniz, João Nogueira, Wilson das Neves, Sidney Miller, Arlindo Cruz and Manuel Rui.

Learn more about his career, here: https://www.claudiojorge.com/

About Lineu Bravo

Lineu Bravo is an autodidact luthier and fond of good music. From an early age he developed intimacy with wood at his father workshop. He built his first instrument when he was 14. Since then, his guitars, ‘cavacos’, mandolins and ‘violas’ have been purchased by respected musicians. Guinga, Marcus Tardelli, Zélia Duncan, Marco Pereira, João Bosco, Yamandú Costa, Chico Buarque, Ulisses Rocha, Hamilton de Holanda, Ângela Muner, Rogério Caetano, Maurício Carrilho, Luciana Rabello, João Lyra, Maurício Marques, Edson Lopes, Alessandro Penezzi, Juarez Moreira, Fernando César, Jayme Vignoli, Flávio Apro, Giacomo Bartoloni, Swami Jr, Rosa Passos, Ana Carolina, Zé Paulo Becker, and Douglas Lora are some of them.