Soirée for Pixinguinha – 125th Birthday Celebration
Richard boukas is an internationally acclaimed contemporary performing artist, composer, educator, author and journalist, he has led original music ensembles for almost forty years and performed itinerantly as a solo artist.
A virtuoso guitarist and vocalist, he is recognized as one of today’s most important exponents and advocates of Brazilian music. He has performed as a solo guitarist/vocalist at noted venues including B.B. King’s Latin Guitar Festival (part of the Blue Note Jazz Festival) and Global Guitar Fest at Subrosa. In July 2016 he was guest artist-educator at the prestigious classical guitar conference, New York Guitar Seminar, presented by Mannes College / New School.