Zé Paulo Becker, PhD in Music, guitarist and composer, has 12 recorded CDs, 2 DVDs and 2 books. He is a professor at the Federal University of Juiz de Fora (State of Minas Gerais, Brazil). Partner of Paulo Cesar Pinheiro, Aldir Blanc, among others. Guitarist of the choro group Trio Madeira Brasil for 20 years. He won the Prêmio da Música Brasileira [Brazilian Music Award] in 2011. He is the musical director of the DVD “Geração Semente” (2016) and author of two books: “O violão na roda de choro” [The guitar in the roda de choro] and “Levadas Brasileiras” [Brazilian Levadas], in addition to the DVD “Zé Paulo Becker – Violão, Amigos e Canções” [Zé Paulo Becker – Guitar, Friends and Songs].
Prof. José Paulo Becker, PhD
Federal University of Juiz de Fora (State of Minas Gerais, Brazil)