ABOUT

Brazilian composer, arranger and 7-string guitarist, Luiz Morais is a unique voice in contemporary Brazilian Jazz and a virtuoso performer. Based in London since 2010, he leads the Luiz Morais Group, forging ahead in creating an innovative and experimental rebirth of the Brazilian musical tradition in a wider landscape of jazz and world music. 

Luiz Morais

Brazilian composer, arranger and 7-string guitarist

PROJECTS

Luiz Morais Group

Comprising top international Jazz instrumentalists, the group presents Morais’ original compositions and intricate arrangements built around the rhythmical force of the Brazilian tradition and vibrant improvisation.

Alvorada

The UK’s leading, multi award-winning performers of Choro, a rich and uplifting style of instrumental music from Rio de Janeiro with an immediacy and vibrancy that delights audiences everywhere.

Luiz Morais & Ariel Gragnani Duo

A unique and exquisite take on guitar music, the Duo creates a highly evocative performance with a repertoire that ranges from bossa nova, classical to jazz standards and original compositions. 

London Bossa Quartet

Specialising in Bossa Nova and Samba Jazz, the London Bossa Quartet is comprised of the very best Brazilian musicians in the UK providing freshness, sophistication and virtuoso musicality. 

NEW ALBUM

In the Weave

2021     10 tracks     56min

Recorded and launched in 2021.
All music composed and arranged by Luiz Morais.
Produced by Vittor Santos.

Mp3 Player

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GIGS 2022

March

  • 12/03

    Yuko Yokoi
    The Hill Station Café, London

  • 13/03

    Luiz Morais and Ariel Gragnani Duo
    Florence Latin Jazz, Islington, London

  • 19/03

    London Bossa Quartet
    Private Function

  • 20/03

    Luiz Morais and Ariel Gragnani Duo
    Freshfield Hall, Forest Row

  • 25 & 26/03

    Alvorada
    The Harrison, King’s Cross, London

April

  • 03/04

    Luiz Morais: In the Weave
    Crazy Coqs, London

  • 05/04

    Alvorada
    Kings College London

  • 08/04

    Alvorada
    Peggy’s Skylight, Nottingham

  • 22/04

    Luiz Morais Group
    East India Club, London

May

  • 04/05

    London Bossa Quartet invites Sara Dowling
    Piano Smithfield, Barbican, London

  • 19/05

    Yuko Yokoi
    Hampstead Jazz Club, London

  • 27/05

    Saudades de Bossa
    Troubadour, London