Luciano Vasconcelos was born in Maceió, Alagoas, Brazil on June 7, 1975. In 1992, he began to learn the first chords on acoustic guitar with his father "Baiá" and his friend Laurinho.
When he turned 19, he began his passion for electric bass.
New friendships have emerged, new paths that have led him to meet the excellent bass players of his city ... Zé Pantaleão, Guga, Felix Baigon, Gancho, Zé Roberto and Fernando Nunes.
These 06 bass players were super important and helped him understand the beautiful bass function in a song.
At the age of 20, Luciano Vasconcelos left his city in search of his dream "Live music".
João Nogueira, Jair Rodrigues, Elza Soares, Maria Creuza, Luiz Melodia, Frejat, Lobão, Antônio Carlos and Jocafy, Altemar Dutra Júnior, Netinho, Gil Melândia, Banda Calcinha Preta, Banda Pinote, Marcia Short, Mario Marta, Rebeca Mata, Paulinho Boca de Cantor, Gerson Marta, Edu Casanova, Biah Vasconcelos, Jurandir Santana, Mariza, Djodje, Grace Evora, Yami Aloelela, João Paulo Rodrigues, Tito Paris, Zé Delgado, Kussondulola Band, Karyna Gomes, Don Kikas, Mirri Lobo, Joyse Cândido, José Barros, Tonecas Prazeres, Jack Nkanga, Mika Mendes, Maya Cool, Roger, Costa Neto, Sergin Motta, Maria Alice, Maria Inês Paris, Kimi Djabate, among others.
Carlinhos Brown, Margareth Menezes, Armandinho (Guitar Player), Nelson Rufino, Márcia Short, Durval Lelys, Paulinho Boca de Cantor, Lazzo Matumbi, Jurandir Santana (Guitar Player), Netinho, Gil Melândia, Xangai, Raimundo Sodré, Vânia Abreu, Carlinhos Marques, Biah Vasconcelos, Djodje, Grace Evora, Kussondulola Band, João Paulo Rodrigues, Maria Inês Paris, Sergin Motta, Ray Van, Nightfalls, Victor Salvatti, Kady, among others.
He was a bass player and member of the band Lampirônicos, recorded two albums "Que Luz é Essa", released by Sony Music, Selo Epic and "Toda Prece", released independently.
He was Musical Producer and Arranger of the band Navio Negreiro.
Between 2002 and 2005, Luciano Vasconcelos was the winner of the Alarga Tua Vida Award in the World Music category promoted by the telecommunications company Alcatel.
In 2004, Luciano Vasconcelos was nominated for Best Musical Director category at the renowned Brazilian music festival, the Dorival Caymmi.
Luciano Vasconcelos lives in Lisbon, Portugal and acts as a bass player for African, Portuguese and Brazilian artists, including: Djodje (CPV), Tito Paris (CPV), Loony Johnson (CPV), Grace Evora (NL), Mika Mendes (FR), Kussondulola (AGO), Kimi Djabate (GW), Karyna Gomes (GW), Yami Aloelela (AGO), João Paulo Rodrigues (PT), Orlando Santos (PT), Biah Vasconcelos (BR), Sergin Motta (BR) and Joyce Cândido (BR).
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