"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
"Very few musicians today can be so adept at the arts of composition, arrangement and performance of a musical language that they were not born into. Richard Boukas is one of these rare individuals, and I heartily recommend his work in all its multiple forms. He definitely has captured the soul of Brazilian music in his heart."
Jovino Santos Neto
Professor of Music
Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle WA
three-time Grammy nominee
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.
Gostosinho/Jacob do Bandolim
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