At Altes Finanzamt,
Schönstedtstraße 7, Berlin
Join us for an extraordinary evening of sonic explorations and social chattering. A one and only event celebrating the joy of uniqueness.
[turntables, self-pressed records, modified needles, percussive objects]
Pedro Lopes is a resident musician in Berlin, with a vast curriculum of collaborations with people such as Reinhold Friedl, Dj Sniff, Carlos Zíngaro, Gabriel Ferrandini, Pedro Sousa, and many others; furthermore, its a path enriched by radio art works displayed at Transmediale, Serralves Foundation, or Goethe Institut.
"Pedro makes of his instrument, the turntable, a vessel for a experimentation discourse, of analogue tone, often recurring to amplifiers, DIY pressed records, modified needles and percussive objects. Pedro Lopes is one the most interesting and innovative representatives of the exploratory music of Portugal. [Rescaldo Festival 2013]" More about Pedro's music at plopesmusic.levelup.webfactional.com.
[Electric Guitar, Electronics, Keyboards]
Bruno started studying classical guitar when he was 13 years old. Some years after, he graduated from the Jazz Course at the Hot Clube of Portugal (HCP) and from the Jazz Music Course at the Lisbon's Politechnical University (ESML). Throughout this period he studied with Pedro Moreira, João Moreira, Afonso Pais, Sérgio Azevedo, Lars Arens and Vasco Mendonça, to name a few. He also took part in workshops and masterclasses with: ESML Jazz Orchestra, Carlos Barreto, Instituto Piaget's Big Band, John Taylor, Lee Konitz, San Francisco Jazz Collective, Pete Rende, Ohad Talmor, Ben Monder and David Binney. Bruno is also a leader of “When we left Paris – Jazz Ensemble”, since 2008, and of "Julie & The Carjackers", together with João Correia. Alongside he has been performing a solo act entitled “L’appartement”. He composed and performed for theatrical acts such as the ones of the new circus company “Ferloscardo”, and Cláudia Varejão and Pedro Gil's “Às vezes as luzes apagam-se”. Finally, he has just recently published the album “How can we be joyful in a world full of knowledge”.
More info at www.brunopernadas.com