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Victor Da Costa
Information Discography Concerts schedule
Instrument(s) Guitar, Composer
Date of birth August 17, 1971
Place of birth Rio de Janeiro
Current residence Brussels
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 Current bands

Caçamba (Leader)      Greg Houben Brazilian Trio (Sideman)

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Victor DA COSTA started to learn the guitar at the age of 11.
After studying at the 'Musiarte' Scholl in Rio de Janeiro, he decided to continu his studies in Europe. In 1993, he joins the jazz department of the Brussels Conservatory, and obtains a First Prize for guitar (1995) and harmony (1999).
In the same period, he already plays with some of the best musicians of the Belgian jazz scene.

In 2000, he goes back to Brazil for 2 years, where he plays a.o. with : Idriss Boudrioua, Dario Galante, Osmar Milito, Adriano Giffoni, LuizaoÉ

Back in Belgim since January 2002, Victor appears with his own trio and with numerous ensembles.

Among the bands and musicians he played with : DGIL, CACAU E GRUPO, Marito CORREA, Steve HOUBEN, Erik VERMEULEN, Michel HERR, Gino LATTUCA, Jan DE HAAS, Denise BLUE, Paolo LOVERI, Bruno CASTELLUCCI etc...

He now presents his own trio, with Bart DE NOLF (b) and Jan DE HAAS (drs), which released the CD "Cores de là" (Mogno Music) (May 2004).

Victor DA COSTA teaches guitar and ensemble at the Jazz Studio in Antwerp.

In the past, was also involved in the following bands:
Victor Da Costa Trio      Radoni / Loveri / da Costa
Philip Catherine Guitar Orchestra     

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