Romero Lubambo :: Brazilian Jazz Guitarist Extraordinaire

"Guitarist Romero Lubambo may be the best practitioner of his craft in the world today... [his] facility, creativity and energy are in a class all their own."   — Jazziz magazine

Romero Lubambo Trio, "Sampa"

In drummer Thiago Rabello and bassist Sidiel Vieira, the virtuoso guitarist Romero Lubambo has found two fellow Brazilian musicians whose astonishing, fluid rapport together can be heard on their new trio recording, Sampa, an energetic and diverse program recorded in São Paulo (the title being a local colloquialism for the city's name).

Visit Romero's Music page to read more about this new recording or listen to the track "Estamos Aí" →

Romero & Friends Win 2017 Latin Grammy for MPB Release

"Dos Navegantes," featuring Romero and two of his Brazilian musical cohorts, multi-instrumentalist Mauro Senise and vocalist/bossa nova legend Edú Lobo, was honored at the 2017 Latin Grammys for "Best Brazilian Popular Music Album" (MPB).

Visit to hear free 30-second MP3 samples of all 11 tracks on the album, or listen to a full song, "Valsa Brasileira," on YouTube

Trio da Paz's "30" Earns 2017 Latin Grammy Nod

Only very special collaborations last 30 years, and rarely do they become more exciting over the decades. Trio da Paz is one such long-lasting band. With "30" the team of drummer Eduardo "Duduka" Da Fonseca, guitarist Romero Lubambo and bassist Nilson Matta is just as dashing today as when the three first met in 1985...

Read more or buy the new CD at ZOHO Music

A Guitarist for All Styles and Seasons

Romero's guitar playing brings together the styles and rhythms of his Brazilian heritage with a fluency in jazz to create a distinctive, exciting new sound. From the cool, sophisticated rhythms of his native Brazil to hard bop, Romero is comfortable in any musical setting: an uncommonly gifted soloist and musical improviser with a steady stream of unpredictably creative musical thoughts...

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