Bio Discography


Fabio has a solid career as a Jazz musician: composer, performer, studio band player & music educator, with experiences in Brazil and worldwide

Guitarist, composer, and arranger Fabio Gouvea has been praised for being a musician with a strong melodic approach, a deep harmonic concept, and an uplifting rhythmic feel all characteristics that have made him one of the most in-demand artists of his generation.

Fabio has played with some of the leading musicians in Brazil and abroad, including Hermeto Pascoal, John Ellis, Hamilton de Holanda, Scott Colley, Nailor “Proveta” and Vinicius Dorin to mention a few.

For the last 14 years, Fabio has also been playing, touring, and recording with renowned Grammy nominated band, “Trio Curupira”, alongside Andre Marques and Cleber Almeida.

In addition to performing with some of the most important names in the international music industry, Fabio also leads his own group with whom he has recorded 3 albums in collaboration with fellow musicians Donny McCaslin, Helen Sung, John Ellis, Jean Michel Pilc, and Rogerio Boccato, among others.

Separately, Fabio is also part of the faculty at the prestigious “Conservatório Dramático e Musical Dr. Carlos de Campos” in Tatuí, São Paulo, where he has carried out important work for the music community instructing some of the most talented young musicians in Brazil.

Fabio Gouvea Quinteto

Solo/Band Gigs and Guest Appearences



Jan 1st – JazzB @ São Paulo/SP – Fabio Gouvea Trio
Jan 17th to 22nd – Festival Jazz a la Calle @ Uruguai – Coletivo Encarnado
Jan 22nd – Sesc Bauru @ Bauru/SP – Paulo Almeida Quinteto
Feb 22nd – JazzB @ São Paulo/SP – Toninho Ferragutti Quinteto
Mar 16th – Sinaloa Jazz Festival @ Sinaloa, Mexico – Trio Afora
Mar 17th – Mazatlan Jazz Festival @ Mazatlan, Mexico – Trio Afora
Mar 28th – Jundiaí/SP – Paulo Almeida Quinteto
Apr 28th – Astetóide @ Sorocaba/SP – Patife Band
May 3rd to 5th – Paraty/RJ – show e workshop
May 9th – Sesc Ribeirão @ Ribeirão Preto/SP – Rubinho Antunes Quinteto
May 12th – Jazz nos Fundos @ São Paulo/SP – Rubinho Antunes Quinteto
May 21st to Aug 5th – Global Music Institute @ New Delhi/India – Trio Afora
July 17th – Kamani Auditorium @ New Delhi/India – Magos Herrera & Trio Afora
Aug 8th – Vana @ Dehradun/India – Magos Herrera Trio
Aug 14th – Igor Butman´s Club @ Moscow/Russia – Fabio Gouvea Quintet
Aug 16th – Noor Bar @ Moscow/Russia – Fabio Gouvea Quartet
Aug 17th – Kozlov Jazz Club @ Moscow/Russia – Fabio Gouvea Quintet
Aug 17th – Esse Jazz Club @ Moscow/Russia – Fabio Gouvea Quintet
Sep 21, 22 and 23 – Porto Alegre/RS – Zizzi Possi
Sep 25th – JazzB @ São Paulo/SP – Fabio Gouvea Quintet
Oct 5th – Ilha Bela Jazz Festival @ Ilha Bela/SP – Fabio Gouvea Quintet
Oct 6th – Ilha Bela Jazz Festival @ Ilha Bela/SP – Hermeto Pascoal & Big Band
Oct 17th – Bar Baretto @ São Paulo/SP-Anna Setton
Oct 18th – Sesc Osasco @ Osasco/SP – Zizzi Possi
Oct 19th – Pirenópolis Jazz Festival @ Pirenópolis/GO – Trio Curupira
Oct 20th – Brincante @ São Paulo/SP-Anna Setton
Oct 30th – CMC @ Jundiaí/SP – Fabio Gouvea Quintet
Oct 31st – Sesc Pinheiros @ São Paulo/SP – Rubinho Antunes Quinteto
Nov 10th – Campinas/SP – Arlindo & Ramon
Nov 24th – Santos/SP – Arlindo & Ramon
Nov 28th – Bar Baretto @ São Paulo/SP-Anna Setton
Dec 10th – Todos Pela Arte @ Tatui/SP – Patife Band