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CLAUDIO MEDEIROS
PIANO, BASS AND KEYBOARDS

This Legendary Jazz Pianist began his music career at the age of four under a private teacher. He then graduated in 1955 from the Academy of Music in Portugal. In 1961, He studied piano classical music at the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto, Canada under teacher Harry Heap. Claudio has played all style of music from Jazz and Easy listening to Rock. He also sight reads and conducts orchestras. Claudio has performed in several famous venues the last forty years such as the Hilton Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada, MGM Grand in Reno, Nevada and the Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco, Ca. He is also a veteran Jazz performer that has performed at the Concord and Santa Maria Jazz Festivals. Claudio is currently a solo Jazz recording artist and regularly plays with Jazzmatazz. You can listen and purchase his recordings through Cd Baby website,  www.cduniverse.com/search/xx/music/pid/1216218/a/Millenium.htm

Claudio is the driving piano sound behind Jazzmatazz and is filled with excitement and enthusiasm for the band. He like Rodney Burge is also an experienced master of the Left Hand Bass and thus doubles on Bass for the band. Claudio looks forward to lasting success with Jazzmatazz. He is also excited and ready to share his gift of piano playing with all the Jazzmatazz supporters and fans.

EQUIPMENT:
YAMAHA 88 KEY KEYBOARD and PREMIUM GRAND PIANO

OCCUPATION:
PROFESSIONAL MUSICIAN, PIANO AND VOCAL INSTRUCTOR

MAJOR INFLUENCES:
BILL EVANS, DAVE BRUBECK