Ivan Vilela (BRA)
Ivan Vilela (BRA)Ivan Vilela is a Brazilian virtuoso on the ten-string viola caipiri (literally ‘country guitar’). As a player, researcher, composer, arranger, book author and recording artist, he moves naturally between the rural, classical and popular musical scenes taking the instrument to new levels. Ivan Vilela is one of the most important names when it comes to safeguarding and modernising the viola caipiri within Brazilian culture.
Photo Isabel Vilela