Kiko Loureiro was born in Rio de Janeiro, but grew up in SÃ£o Paulo, the largest metropolis of South America. One of the most internationally recognized Brazilian guitarists, he is probably the most influential one for a whole generation of musicians in Brazil, either playing with the band that opened doors to his success, the progressive metal ANGRA, or as a solo artist.
In Kiko LoureiroÂ´s music, we find a musician of great feeling with a modern style and improvisation full of creativity, betting on rich and beautiful melodies with which we can walk through his influences in a sophisticated way. A fusion of heavy and progressive rock with the harmony and rhythm of the Brazilian music, combined with a touch of jazz. KikoÂ´s work is permeated by versatility, embracing the rich palette of the world of music. Kiko has released 9 albums with his band Angra, and 4 solo albums...including 'Sounds Of Innocence', available as an album backings package at JTC.Â Kiko Loureiro is a tireless and complete musician who is not afraid of always discovering new, someone constantly working to evolve the improvisational and sonic potential of his instrument.