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The Brazilian instrumentalist Dudu Lima, is one of the representatives of the high quality of instrumental music produced in Brazil.

In September of 2015 he will be on tour in Europe with his group, Dudu Lima trio, consisted by Dudu Lima (bass, arrangements and musical direction) Ricardo Itaborhy (piano, keyboards and voice) and Leandro Scio (battery and percussion). This Trio enchants public with its innovative music.

They play brazilian great classics with new arrangements instrumental, such as: Brasileirinho ( Waldir Azevedo), Aquarela do Brasil ( Ary Barroso), Travessia (Milton Nascimento), O ronco da cuíca (João Bosco), as well as original compositions of Dudu Lima: Regina, Samba da Manhã and Belafonte

Dudu Lima due to his great talent, receives laudatory criticisms, as well as appreciation of the big names of the brazilian and international music such as:

Milton Nascimento:
«He really amazed me, when I saw him play bass»

Stanley Jordan:
« Dudu is one of better bass player in the world, and I am sure that he will have admirers during all his career.... And not only in Brazil, but all over the world, people will want to listen to his music, undoubtedly»

João Bosco:
« Dudu is excellent artist, a high level musician. Every time I am invited in participated in the show of Dudu Lima Trio it is very interesting, because we exploit very special musical paths.»

Leonardo Alcântara - critique musical/ Jazz Man :
«Dudu Lima is one of the most important names of the current Brazilian musical scene. Minas Gerais which gave us illustrious personalities such as: Santos Dumont, Carlos Drumont de Andrade and Peeled who enchanted the world with their creativity and greatness, today can be proud of Dudu Lima, totally " mineiro " which makes of his art his history or the opposite?»

Erasmo de Roterdam - critique musical / MPB Jazz
«Dudu Lima, first-line bassist, when he surrounds his instrument with the arms, the perception is of a love relation. All the times when I saw him, I had the clear sensation to see an instrumentalist in communion with the music; a musician who demonstrates on stage all love existing between him and the music. A love that are clearly corresponded. The bassist showed his technique treating the instrument as percussion, by executing melodic themes and " chorinhos»

Committed to the cause of the conservation ambientale, Dudu Lima developed a partnership with Projeto Tamar (protection of the marine turtles), with his concerts and the recording of the CD «Dudu Lima Trio et Milton Nascimento - Tamarear»

In his trajectory Dudu Lima appeared with big success on the noblest musical stages of Brazil: Theatro Municipal de São Paulo, Teatro Carlos Gomes no Rio de Janeiro, Museu de Arte da Pampulha em Belo Horizonte, Projeto Tamar na Bahia, Tudo é jazz Festival em Ouro Preto. In 2014 he played in front of twenty thousand people for « Virada Cultural of São-Paulo »

His career has a great success among the instrumentalists in Brazil, with 9 CDs, 5 DVDs, besides an exclusive edition in vinyl LP for the collectors.

In his work he had special participation of the big names of the Brazilian and international music such as: Milton Nascimento, João Bosco, Hermeto Pascoal, Toninho Horta, Jean Pierre Zanella (Canadá) e Stanley Jordan (USA)


2000 – “Regina” (CD)
2003 – “Nossa História” (CD)
2007 – “Dudu Lima - 20 Anos de Pura Música” (CD / DVD)
2009 – “Dudu Lima - Ouro de Minas” (CD / DVD)
2010 – “Dudu Lima - Cordas Mineiras” (CD / DVD)
2012 – “Dudu Lima Trio - Ao Vivo no Cine Theatro Central” (CD, DVD, Vinyl LP)
2013 - “Dudu Lima Trio – Clássicos” (CD)
2014 – “Dudu Lima – Ouro de Minas 2 – Gran Circo” (CD/ DVD)
2015 – “Dudu Lima Trio e Milton Nascimento – Tamarear” (CD)

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