"Best Brazilian Jazz Guitarist in U.S."
Guitar One Magazine
New School University faculty
College of Performing Arts /
Jazz and Contemporary Music
University Distinguished Teaching Award
Diálogos Brazilian Duo
Diálogos Brazilian Duo featuring Louis Arques and Richard Boukas has presented two seven-movement cycles, Diálogos (for Clarinet and Guitar, Bass Clarinet and Guitar), and pieces from a new cycle, Século.
New York Guitar Seminar/Brazilian Guitar Panorama
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Quarteto Moderno Live CD!
Live Concert Track "Maracatuque"
Below is the premiere performance of Richard Boukas's new composition, "Maracatuque", performed by Quarteto Moderno at Ossining Library. The composition is dedicated to pianist-composer and longtime Boukas colleague Jovino Santos Neto.