Paulo Costa Trio
The Paulo Costa Trio is the culmination of three Brazilian friends that inspire audiences with their passion for Brazilian music. Lead singer and guitarist Paulo Costa, Trombonist Felipe Brito and Percussionist Davi Lira, bring together the energetic and rhythmically unique styles of Bossa Nova, Samba, Forró, Maracatu, Baião, and Frevo. Costa has been playing the acoustic guitar since the age of fifteen, and has perfected several Brazilian rhythms like samba, bossa nova, forró, maracatu and baião. In addition to being members of Paulo Costa Trio, percussionist Lira also works as a percussion instructor with the Contemporary Youth Orchestra, and Brito is the Principal Trombonist for the Cleveland Opera Theater Orchestra.