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Roberto Taufic

http://www.robertotaufic.com/
Roberto Taufic

Born in Honduras, from a Palestinian mother, moved to Brazil when he was 5 years old. After 5 years he started his musical studies and at 15 he partecipate with classical guitar and cavaquinho at several festivals with various bands of brazilian popular music and choro. At 17 started his career as session man working at several production in some of the best Brasilian recording studios. At 19 with his band "Cantocalismo" recorded his first CD with his songs. At this time he played as a support or with famous artists such Diana Pequeno.
Roberto moved to Italy where he start new collaborations with several artists. Tour of Brasil in 1994 with singer Elza Soares together with saxist Giancarlo Maurino. Together with singer Simon Papa, Giancarlo Maurino and brazilian percussionist Gilson Silveira will start the band "Latin Touch".
During the following years Roberto will be collaborating on stage and in studio with any kind of artists such as: Barbara Casini, Guinga, Gabriele Mirabassi, Maria Pia de Vito, Fabrizio Bosso, Rosario Bonacorso, Gianmaria Testa, Eduardo Taufic, Ana Flora, Karl Potter, Marco Tamburini, Silvia Donati, Michele Rabbia, Giovanna Gattuso, Giancarlo Bianchetti, Salvatore Maiore, John Arnold, Bob Mover and others.
In 2003 his album "Real Picture" came out. The first with strong Jazz influences. This record will feature many artist from the Italian Jazz scene.
In 2009 in Brazil was published the live DVD "e;Dois Irmaos"e; in duo with his brother pianist Eduardo Taufic. With this duo Roberto will be playing in Brazil at several festivals and events of Instrumental music. In 2010 Roberto published "e;ELES & EU"e; his first solo guitar CD.
As a Teacher, Roberto has given many workshop of Jazz and Brazilian guitar in Brazil, Italy and Germany.