Romero Lubambo :: Brazilian Jazz Guitarist Extraordinaire



"Romero is a musician of exquisite taste. He possesses the other-worldly command of subtleties and nuances that can only be coaxed from the hands of a master."

— Wynton Marsalis

Romero Adds New Concert Dates for Fall 2022/Winter 2023!

Romero Lubambo returns to the stage in 2022 and 2023 with an exciting slate of appearances across the U.S. and Europe, performing with GRAMMY-winning vocalist Dianne Reeves, in a duo setting with fellow Brazilian guitarist Chico Pinheiro, and in a special six-night residency with Trio Da Paz and Special Guests at New York's famed Dizzy's Club at Jazz at Lincoln Center.
 

Check out Romero's updated calendar for a full schedule of upcoming performances!


Romero Joins with Rafael Piccolotto and a Chamber Jazz Orchestra, Captured Live at Dizzy's in NYC

On his new recording, "Live at Dizzy's," guitarist Romero Lubambo experiences a first as he teams up with composer, arranger and conductor Rafael Piccolotto de Lima to present his music with the more expansive color and texture palette of a 12-piece chamber jazz orchestra, recorded live at the famous Lincoln Center showcase in New York City over four nights in January 2019.

Billie Eilish, "Happier Than Ever" Features Romero Lubambo & More; Now Streaming on Disney+

World-renowned Brazilian guitarist Romero Lubambo joins GRAMMY® Award-winning singer Billie Eilish in "Happier than Ever: A Love Letter to Los Angeles," a cinematic concert experience now streaming on Disney+ with appearances from singer-songwriter FINNEAS, the Los Angeles Children's Chorus, and the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Watch the official "teasers"...

Romero Lubambo, Helio Alves, Edu Ribeiro & Reuben Rogers, "At Play"

On their exhilarating new acoustic Brazilian jazz quartet album "At Play," Romero Lubambo (acoustic guitar), Helio Alves (acoustic piano), Edu Ribeiro (drums) and Reuben Rogers (double bass) deliver a nine-song collection of originals and covers, including tracks by legendary Brazilian songwriters Caetano Veloso, Dori Caymmi, Joao Bosco and Debora Gurgel. "At Play," captures lightning in a bottle, infused with soaring energy.

Romero Lubambo & Peter Martin, "Rio Meets New Orleans: Live from Tokyo"

"Rio Meets New Orleans: Live From Tokyo" unites two Grammy-winning musical masters, Brazilian guitarist Romero Lubambo and pianist Peter Martin, in a celebration of two great cities: Rio De Janeiro and New Orleans. The music, history, food and culture of Brazil and New Orleans have so much in common that it just seems logical to put them together: the liveliness and musicality of cities like Rio and Salvador makes them feel right at home.

Edu Lobo, Romero Lubambo & Mauro Senise, "Quase Memória"

"Quase Memória (Almost Memory)" completes the trilogy that brought together Edu Lobo, Romero Lubambo and Mauro Senise. A beautiful meeting of these Brazilian talents provides a perfect setting for Lobo's vocals, Lubambo's guitar and the flute and saxes of Senise (with help from Cristovao Bastos, Kiko Horta, and Anat Cohen). The tunes have all the charms of Lobo's lofty work from the 70s, but in a vibrant, fresh and different way.

Edu Lobo, Romero Lubambo & Mauro Senise, "Dos Navegantes"

"Dos Navegantes," which won a Latin Grammy in 2017, with Edu Lobo (vocals), Romero Lubambo (guitar and guitar) and Mauro Senise (sax and flute) — along with Cristóvão Bastos (piano), Bruno Aguilar (percussion) and Mingo Araújo (percussion) — captures a live performance at the Cecília Meireles Hall in Rio De Janeiro, and features a collection of songs by Lobo that demonstrates the maturity of the trio's combined talents.

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 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" →


A Guitarist for All Styles and Seasons

Romero Lubambo'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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