Born in Belo Horizonte (capital of Minas Gerais, Brazil) Paulinho began his musical career at the age of nine as a singer in a Sunday children's program in his city's principal radio station, Radio Inconfidencia. In his teens, he performed as a house musician in all musical programs of the Radio network, Guarany—TV Itacolomy. He led his own band, Os Agitadores, and with them recorded his first two albums. Until his arrival in the U.S. in 1979, Paulinho composed, arranged, produced, and performed jingles for HP Studios. Four of his commercials received national awards. Having moved to Chicago, he performed and recorded two albums with the band Made in Brazil. In 1991 he founded his own band, Jazzmineiro, whose eponymous 1996 CD received excellent reviews in the Chicago Tribune, Jazziz magazine, the Brazilian Music Review, and The Brazilians. Paulinho was the recipient of the “Best jazz entertainer” award for the year 2001 by the Chicago Music Awards. His all original songs CD “My very life” is receiving world wide praises from critics and audience, was nominated among the 25 best for the best latin jazz CD by the Grammy and is nominated for the Brazilian International Press Award.
Paulinho Garcia — гитара www.paulinhogarcia.com;
Давид Голощёкин — вибрафон, скрипка
Андрей Кондаков — фортепиано;
Вадим Михайлов — контрабас;
Станислав Стрельцов — ударные.