Luiz Bonfa
Luiz Bonfa

About The Artist

While growing up in the jungle village of Santa Cruz, Brazil, Luiz Bonfa was known as a local guitar prodigy. When he got a chance to play for the renowned teacher, Isaias Savio, it was clear Luiz's reputation would spread far beyond his home town. Savio invited Luiz to study with him and soon became his friend and the architect of the young guitarist's remarkable style. Luiz's early years as a professional were spent working in the club and casinos around Rio de Janeiro. In 1946, he was disc... Read More


" Bonfa plays the guitar like no other, in a very personal, charismatic style. His guitar is a little orchestra." - Antonio Carlos Jobim

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