Biography

AMILCAR CRUZ, a guitarist, composer and singer was born in Brazil, in Rio de Janeiro. He grew up in a musical family, and as a small child already loved music, so at age 8 he started learning to play the guitar. Although his mother encouraged him to learn to play the piano, since she was a piano lecturer at the Conservatory of Music in Rio, he loved the guitar and the guitar loved him back.
He continued to hone and perfect his technique, and that passion and love are with him today, and will never fade.
At age 24, he graduated studies in Traditional Style of Bosanova, in Brazil.
For 10 years he lived in Lisbon, where he performed in jazz clubs and at the same time studied FADO music.
For a year, he performed concerts in Porto and the Algarve.
Then, he studied FLAMENCO music in Andalusia, and attended private courses in Cordoba, in order to continue to improve his skills.
Dwelling in cities such as Barcelona, Madrid, Huelva, Ayamonte and Sevilla, his concerts delighted numerous people.
Currently, he settled in Madeira, where he delivered a lot of amazing musical experiences performing in places like the Savoy Hotel, Melia Hotel, Jazz Club,
Casino Madeira, The Ritz Cafe and Armazem do Sal.
His music sometimes moves the listeners to tears, stimulates the imagination and gives the atmosphere to each venue he plays.
He captivates with his technique, skills, musicality and extraordinary sensitivity.
The technique of his playing is unusual because it is a combination of Brazilian styles, jazz and flamenco.
All this makes the style incredibly captivating and original.
Talent, modesty and warmth emanating from his heart, all of this together gives a unique effect.
Listening to his music even once will be an unforgettable experience. because it is simply impossible.
Every melody and every song is memorable!
He is an absolute musical genius.
WHEN HE TOUCHES THE STRINGS WITH HIS FINGERS, EVERYTHING SOUNDS LIKE HEAVEN.