CONCERTO | 31 de Janeiro | 21h30 – Entrada Gratuita HERNÂNI FAUSTINO - Double bass A self-taught musician. Start playing electric bass in 1979 in several rock bands. With K4 Quadrado Azul (wins the national contest from Instituto Português da Juventude/New Culture Values in 1988). Work with theatre company, creating live music for the play "El - Levando-os aos Ombros em Passo de Marcha Sincopada ao Quarto Tempo" (Honor Mention from the award Maria Helena Perdigão, ACARTE, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, 1992). Since 1990 became concentrated in double bass, and began working in groups that improvised with free jazz framework. As improviser, he work in numerous meetings and collaborations: Carlos Zíngaro, Rafael Toral, Rodrigo Amado, Nuno Rebelo, Ernesto Rodrigues, Vitor Rua, Anisotropus, Jon Irabagon, Neil Davidson, Heddy Boubaker, Katsura Yamauchi, Mats Gustafsson, Chris Corsano, Nobuyasu Furuya, Nikolaus Gerszewski, Robert Mazurek, Blaise Siwula, Virginia Genta, Daniel Carter, Federico Ughi, Floros Floridis, Matt Bauder, Dennis González, Aaron González and many others. PAULO GALÃO - Bass clarinet and soprano saxophone Plays clarinets and saxophones. He is a member of Vitor Rua's Metaphysical Angels, with whom he recorded the albums Do Androids Dream Of Electric Guitars? (Cleanfeed) and When Better Isn't Quite Good Enough (ReR). He has participated in numerous Creative Sources releases, including the recent Hymn, in trio with Guilherme Rodrigues and Nuno Mourão. RODRIGO PINHEIRO - Piano Born in 1973 at Covilhã, a small town at the center of Portugal. Started learning music at the age of five. At the age of eighteen moved to Lisboa and at the same time began to get increasingly involved with the free improvisation scene at Portugal. Since then he had the opportunity to work with musicians like Américo Rodrigues, José Oliveira, Nuno Rebelo, Rodrigo Amado, Luis Desirat, Bruno Parrinha, Ernesto Rodrigues, Hiroshi Kobayashi, Cristin Wilboltz, Patrick Brennan, Nathan Fuhr, Blaise Siwula and lots of other musicians from Portugal and abroad. Worked and studied with musicians like Carlos Zíngaro, Peter Kowald, Gunther Muller and with John Zorn who directed the "Cobra Portuguese Ensemble" where he played the piano. More recently started RED trio with Hernani Faustino and Gabriel Ferrandini and has collaborated with Nobuyasu Furuya, John Butcher and Nate Wooley.