Luiz Simas - Brazilian composer

Luiz Simas is a native of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He's been living in New York for many years. A renown composer, pianist and arranger, he writes music in a variety of Brazilian styles and for a variety of instruments.


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16 May 2016
Concerts in Switzerland
For those of you in Switzerland: I'm on tour in Europe, playing in several places in Switzerland. I've already played in Sion and Neuchâtel.  If you want to check out some of my music, please come to one of my next concerts here: Thursday May 19 at the  Esse Musicbar   in Winterthur, and Thursday May 26 at  Quartiertreff Hirslanden   in Zurich. The program includes Brazilian music in general, and also many of my originals which I have made available at musicaneo. I ...
15 Nov 2015
"Piece of Cake": samba? classical? jazz? All of it?
Some of my piano pieces are mid tempo or slow, very melodic with interesting harmonies and reflecting my Brazilian heritage and other influences. However, once in a while my fingers start to itch :-), wanting to move very fast while have some fun doing it, so I came up with my newest piece: a super fast, electrifying, cheerful and a little crazy samba with touches of jazz and classical / impressionistic colors. I called it "Piece of Cake", with the alternative title in Portuguese "Essa é ...
10 Jul 2015
Welcome to Luiz Simas blog at MusicaNeo
Dear friends, Welcome to my blog! Here you'll find news about my music at MusicaNeo, as well as about Brazilian music in general. I've started uploading many of my music sheets, including works for solo piano, small ensembles, duos and more. All of my work is very inspired by the sounds of my native Brazil. Among my work you'll find songs in choro style, the delightful Brazilian genre that is now becoming so popular among musicians and audiences alike. You'll also find a piano suite (Mata ...