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.

Luthier Lineu Bravo’s Tips to preserve your musical instrument and accessories

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If you are a professional musician, you must know all the advantages of playing a well preserved musical instrument.

No matter what your field is, the instrument requires a lot of attention concerning not only tuning but also cleaning, transportation and partition.

Check out some tips to preserve your instrument and accessories

Musical Instrument Case

Never forget to keep it in its case (padded or velvety). Strings, for example, are extremely sensitive to climate variation and humidity, which can make them go rusty or untune them.

Luthier Lineu Bravo warns for the importance of the upkeep of the case in humid places: “Important tip for you! If you live in a humid place, at least once a month, you must leave your instrument case open in the sun for about 15 minutes, so that it doesn’t get moldy”.

Transport

A musician must watch out for the transportation of their instrument. Apart from the case, it is important to transport them in safe places.

When travelling by plane, guitars must be transported as a carry-on luggage.

Cleaning

Cleaning is a very delicate process. The product must be a proper one.

For string Instruments, you can use dry flannels to clean the wood and the strings to eliminate dust.

Guitars must be kept on a tripod holder. It is not recommend to leant it against the wall, because it may slide and fall down.

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.

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.

 

Franco Galvão and his Lineu Bravo guitar

The musician got to know about the luthier Lineu Bravo through teachers and musicians of a music school in Rio de Janeiro

 

Foto: Paula Poltronix

Foto: Paula Poltronix

Franco Galvão, who purchased a Lineu Bravo guitar in 2015, got to know about the luthier through musicians and teachers of a music school in Rio de Janeiro. Only then, he realised that João Bosco, Guinga, Marco Pereira and other important artists also had a Lineu guitar.

Franco left a testimonial about his guitar made by the luthier Lineu Bravo:

“The guitar made by Lineu rocks! I was recording at Rainbow Studio, one of the greatest jazz studios in the world, when the sound technician praised the guitar, saying that it had a lot of amazing information of strong bass tone. He said that the instrument was ‘high level’! He came to that conclusion by listening to the sound of the guitar on a very expensive Sony speaker. That means he was sure it was a good sound.”

About Franco Galvão Career

Franco was a percussionist, and then, a member of a group called “Bateria Alcalina” (2009-2013). Since 2009 he’s been a member of the group “Bloco Cultural União Altaneira”.

In 2014, he won a prize called Prêmio Nabor Pires (3rd place). In 2014 and 2015, he produced an event called “VII Encontro de Choro da Unicamp”. In 2019, he recorded an album named “Espera” in partnership with Fernando Sagawa. Franco also has a degree in Business Science.

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.