João Vedana

Performed in Sofar The Hague and Utrecht

João Henrique Vedana (given name : João Vedana), born in Lages-SC-Brasil and had his first contact with musical instruments at the age of 9 and since then never stopped playing and studying different instruments. Between this time he played with a couple of amateur bands in his hometown but it was at the age of 17 that he became a professional musician, playing guitar and singing solo at bars and cafés and with a blues-trio. At the age of 19 he went to São Paulo to record his first album, to study electric guitar at IG&T (Institute of Guitar and Technology of São Paulo) and to work with his music. In that process he worked and recorded as a sideman guitarist and bassist for various artists and bands from all over Brasil. Now at 23 after 4 years working in São Paulo as a professional musician he is back at his hometown Lages since september 2018 and continues to work solo and with his brazilian jazz / soul / fusion trio. Actually he prepares himself to move to Europe in 2019 to study music, to work with his released album and current repertoire, to record another album and possibly joining other projects too.

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