Vitor Copa
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Vocalist - General, Vocalist - Bass, Vocalist - Baritone, Vocalist - Tenor, Vocalist - Soprano, Rhythm Guitar, Lead Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Bass Guitar, Drums, Other Percussion, Violin, Trumpet, Saxophone, Keyboard, Piano, Background Singer, Harmonica, Flute, Other, Banjo, Mandolin, Fiddle, Dobro, Vocalist - Alto, Trombone, Bagpipes, Steel guitar, Upright bass, Cello, Accordion.

ABOUT

Bio:
Victor Copa, born and living on the beach of Nazareth, he began playing drums at age 14 as a self taught, 19 decided to focus on training, and had the opportunity to study with some of the best teachers living in Portugal. Initially with Professor André Sousa Machado School of Music of the Municipality of Nazareth, later with Sertorius Draft School Jazz Torres Vedras and Bruno Pedroso at the Academy of Alcobaça. Participated in workshops Jose Salgueiro, guitarists Alexandre Frazao of Mário Delgado, Bruno Santos, Gonçalo Pereira and Luis Moreno, the singers Joan Rivers, and Paula Oliveira Marta Hugon. In 2006 he attended the course of a week (musicaldas) in Caldas da Rainha Conservatory with Professor Michael Lauren, accompanied by the guitarist and bassist Pedro Madaleno Iury Daniel. In 2007 he had an involvement with the orchestra of the Estremadura Jazz Festival under the direction of saxophonist Peter Moreira. Their taste for jazz and improvised music came when he began working with the excellent teacher, conductor and friend Adelino Mota in the Youth Orchestra of Nazareth and later in the Naza combos Boys, Nip Version Jazz Quintet and Me. Victor Cup played in several Jazz Festivals, as the Jazz Festival in Seia, Jazzmin (Aljustrel) JazzMinde, Jazz Valado of Friars, Jazz St. Louis (Lisbon), International Dixieland Festival of Canterbury, Foncastin Jazz (Spain) Cangas and jazz (Galicia-Spain). In addition to these festivals, usually play in bars all over the district of Leiria and beyond, with its many projects. At this time performs work as a freelancer, he plays with Nip (soul music, '80s rock), DixieNazaJazzBand (Dixieland) Jazz Quartet Love (jazz), cargarlic .. s quartet (jazz and improvised music), Band of the Coin ( Carnival) ME Quintet (jazz singing) and I trio (Bossa Nova). He is currently professor of music education in primary schools in the municipality of Alcobaça, giving drum lessons at the Music Academy of Alcobaça, in the Library Education and Recreation (the Trench Friars), also gives private lessons in your home and is still inserted in a project with pedagogical nature, under the guidance of teacher and conductor Adelino Mota, who is called Learning to listen to Jazz, this project has the support of the magazine Jazz In Jazz Festival Portugal and currently taking place across the country.

Screen name:
Vitor Copa
Member since:
Jul 28 2011
Active over 1 month ago
Level of commitment:
Touring
Years playing music:
20
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week
Available to gig:
6-7 nights a week
Most available:
Nights

Influences

Rock, latin, jazz, pop, reggae etc..

EQUIPMENT

premier genista, rmv concept, pearl export, zildjian k cymbals