Felipe Coelho and his Lineu Bravo guitar

Erudite Composer got his guitar in 2013 and since then he has been building a brilliant career

Felipe Coelho com seu violão Lineu Bravo

Felipe Coelho

Felipe, one of the most important Brazilian guitarist of the new generation, entitled by Guitar Player magazine, got his Lineu Bravo guitar in 2013. He got to know about Lineu’s work through guitarist friends. His job as an erudite composer lead him to win a very important music prize in Brazil.

Felipe Coelho left a testimonial about his Lineu Bravo guitar

“The instrument produces an excellent response in its playability and projection, providing good conditions to execute high professional pattern”.

About Felipe Coelho’s career

Felipe was considered “one of the most important Brazilian guitarist of the new generation” by the Guitar Player magazine and “the face of the new Brazilian guitar” by the Violão Mais magazine. He is releasing his 7th album this year, produced by Hot Club Records. He already has 5 albums available.

He has participated in more than 40 music festivals and has already performed in New York, Chicago, Shangai, Buenos Aires and all over Brazil.

His job as an erudite composer lead him to win a very important music prize in Brazil.

He also worked as a columnist for a magazine called Violão Mais and he owns a Youtube Channel.

 

 

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.

Ivan Melo, Lineu Bravo's client, left a testimonial about his guitar

Ivan remembered the day he went to pick his guitar up at Lineu Bravo’s workshop, in Taubaté, São Paulo

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The musician Ivan Melo, Brazilian who lives in London, has recently released his first album named “Caboclo”. He published an old picture to remember the day he went to pick his guitar up at Lineu Bravo’s workshop, in 2016.

Ivan left a testimonial about his instrument made by the luthier from Taubaté: “To be honest, I’ve never thought I could own a Lineu Bravo guitar. He made the instruments for great Brazilian artists such as Guinga, Marcus Tardelli and Yamandu Costa. When we talked, I felt like we were old friends. Despite the long waiting list, he made my guitar in record time.”

About Ivan Melo

The guitarist Ivan Melo was born in Brazil and, since 2011 he’s lived in London, where he’s already performed in great places like QueenElizabeth Hall and Richmond Theatre. He has already played in partnership with Iron Maiden and the Grammy winner Snarky Puppy. Nowadays, he teaches guitar lessons and plays at solo performances and with the group Hans Prya. Ivan plays a 7-string guitar made by the luthier Lineu Bravo in 2016.

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.

 

Maurício Marques and Lineu Bravo Guitar

The musician Mauricio Marques is a composer, music teacher, arranger and was a member of a Brazilian music group called “Quarteto Maogani”. He also performs in the music scene of Rio Grande do Sul. Nowadays, he composes on an 8-string guitar and performs in group and solo.

In the video above, Mauricio plays a song called “”Conversa de Botequim”, by Noel Rosa and Vadico, with a Lineu Bravo guitar!

Mauricio Marques career

Mauricio Marques is a composer, music teacher and arranger, focused on Brazilian music.
He is a winner of several music prizes and took part in a group called “Quarteto Maogani” between the years 2005 and 2013. He performs in the music scene of Rio Grande do Sul in partnership with Renato Borghetti, Luiz Carlos Borges and Celau Moreyra. He is an 8-string guitar expert.
Mauricio performs in group and solo, and his background is Brazilian music, with a lot of technique and great arrangements.

Learn more at: www.mauriciomarques.com.br

About Quarteto Maogani
O Quarteto Maogani destaca-se por sua produção fonográfica de alta qualidade e presença constante em concertos no Brasil e no exterior. Criado em 1995, o grupo explora formação instrumental pouco usual, unindo a delicadeza e os cuidados da música de câmera ao vigor e à espontaneidade da música popular.
The Quarteto Maogani band produces high quality music and performs in Brazil and worldwide. The group was founded in 1995 and explores the unusual instrumental development.

Members:
Maurício Marques – Requinto guitar and 8-string guitar

Carlos Chaves – 7-string guitar

Marcos Alves – 6-string guitar

Paulo Aragão – 8-string guitar

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.