Diego Figueiredo is a new star of the guitar world. He is only 35, and he has release 23 Cds, 3 DVDs, and has played in more than 60 countries around the world. He was the winner of the Montreux Jazz Competition and the VISA Prize. Diego is presenting now his new concert “ From the Classical to the Jazz”. It is a fusion between Jazz, Bossa nova and Classical music. Diego has a unique interpretation, with incredible technique, and emotion. Diego Figueiredo was born in Franca, Brazil, in 1980, and at the age of 4, he used to strike poses carrying his small guitar. At six, he got a mandolin, which was kept in a very special place in his house. Diego played many instruments before choosing the electric guitar when he was twelve, playing in theaters and local pubs, revealing the great art of improvising and harmonizing. At 15, he conquered theaters and nightclubs in many different Brazilian states, playing solo or with renowned musicians. Besides being a guitar player, Diego is a producer, arranger, orchestrator, and multi-instrumentalist. Having received awards twice at the “MONTREUX JAZZ FESTIVAL” as one of the greatest guitarists in the world, Diego Figueiredo performs amazing concerts uniting technique and emotion in a fusion of Brazilian music and Jazz. Diego has recorded and performed with big names like Gilberto Gil, João Bosco, Roberto Menescal, Toquinho, Belchior, Fafá de Belém, Angela Maria, Toninho Horta, Larry Coryell, Ken Peplowski, Lewis Nash, John Clayton, Cyrille Aimée and many others. Acclaimed by the critics as the newest sensation in the guitar world ! “Diego Figueiredo is one of the greatest guitarists I’ve seen in my whole life. The world needs to listen to his music". (George Benson) “Diego is a unique musician” (Al Di Meola) “Dear Diego: I listened to your CD “Segundas Intenções” and it was a magical moment. When I go to Brazil I would like to play together with you” (Pat Metheny) “Diego Figueiredo is the new Baden Powell” (Jazzlive - Denmark) "I have seen and played with many wonderful guitar players like Joe Pass or Baden Powell, but no one is like Diego. His ability and swing are unique". (Flora Purim)