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Brazil Blues Express / Bio

Steven Von Linne -Guitars/Vocals, is a multi-instrumentalist/producer, playing guitars, Bass, and keyboards and is a touring band artist.He has more than 200 self produced/composed recordings,& over 25+ years in the music industry. Steven has co-produced/recorded with dozens of bands in Ca.,Hawaii,Washington, Brazil, Uruguay, Germany,and has toured and performed in over 20 countries worldwide. His playing style is blues,Latin, jazz,funk,folk, and rock in acoustic or electric modes. His guitar playing is similar to David Gilmour, Eric Clapton, and Jerry Garcia. Steven has great love of open jams and "jamband" fusion.Currently playing and booking shows with his Classic Rock band Von Linne Express and Brazil Blues Express in Brazil for 2013 and beyond.

Leo Javali- Bass, is a 20 + year veteran bassist, having performed internationally, and in Brazil with Fat Nasty Blues band, Hot spot blues band, and, as a much in demand session player for various bands in and around Brazil.Leo, or "Javali" as he is nicknamed, is a versatile bassist, and a true bass player,(meaning he does not play other instruments). The results are an astonishing ability,sensitivity, and improvisation skill in nearly any style of music. He is currently playing bass with Von Linne Express and Brazil Blues Express in Belo Horizonte and surrounding area.

Christian Weber -Batteria
Christian is the Blues and Classic Rock "first choice" drummer in and around Belo Horizonte. He has a steady "IN the pocket" style, that is a complement to any band.Combined with his easy going way,and more than 20 years working with Javali, he is a steady choice for Brazil Blues Express.

Sandro Verissimo- Keyboards
Sandro is what is known as a "pro player" . He has performed with many of the best bands in Belo Horizonte for over 15 years, and is still in great demand as a session or performance player. Sandro has an ability to learn and improvise while being introduced to the song being played for the first time. This ability and having such a creative and intelligent approach to his instrument, gives any band an added degree of excellence. His style is comfortable in nearly any format, and with his multi faceted keyboard can play anything from Honky tonk piano, to Pink Floyd synthesiser ,or a hammond Organ driving solo in Blues or Rock, Sandro is now a full member of Brazil Blues Express shows.

Filipe Gaita (Guest Artist)- Blues Harp Filipe has a very classic chicago blues harp style similar to howlin wolf,but also has an innovative technique like Mark Ford. His sound is second to none, and Filipe is a Minas born musician.

General Info

Band Members
Steven Von Linne-GUITAR/VOCALS , , Leo Javali-BASS , Christian Weber-BATERIA,Sandro Verissimo -KEYS
Artist Name
Brazil Blues Express
Profile Page
Active Since
Blues / Classic Rock / World

Contact Info

Wailuku, HI
Steven Von Linne

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