Guitar - Seven Strings - Cavaquinho
Originally from São Paulo - Brazil, Flávio Nunes is a guitarist with over 20 years of professional experience and currently living in Düsseldorf, Germany. Even before studying guitar and music education at the Londrina University in Paraná, Flávio played in numerous bands and various music projects from Samba de Raiz, Choro, MPB, Forró and Bossa Nova to Blues, Reggae and Jazz.
Specialized in the traditional cavaquinho and seven-string guitar (sete cordas) - an acoustic guitar used primarily in Choro (or Chorinho) and Samba music - Flávio's strong musical interests next to Brazilian Jazz also include Jazz Manouche or better known as Gypsy Jazz.
In the past, Flávio has performed in a variety of venues, theaters and jazz clubs in Germany and São Paulo (SESC, Jazz nos Fundos, Bourbon Street Music Club, among others) as well as international Jazz festivals throughout Brasil, including the Festival BB Seguros de Blues e Jazz, the Bourbon Jazz Festival in Paraty and Festival de Jazz Manouche in Piracicaba.
With a sincere passion for music education, Flávio has been teaching individual guitar lessons to adults and children for over 25 years. His specific interest is in auditory rhythmic development in children.