Mario Bakuna is a London-based Brazilian composer, singer and guitar player, with twenty years of professional experience. He is a graduate of the Free University of Music in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Whilst there he studied with musicians such as Olmir Stocker, Roberto Sion and Roberto Bomilcar (the pianist who played with Frank Sinatra during his visit to Brazil). He travelled to Europe to expand his research, and since settling in London Mario Bakuna has become one the most prominent names and a reference of Brazilian Music in England. He’s been playing in the best music venues in the UK and abroad alongside musicians such as Jean Toussaint, Liam Noble, Ricardo dos Santos, Edmundo Carneiro, Cacau Queiroz, Alain Jean Marie, Dudu Penz, Nelson Ayres and Filó Machado. With sold-out shows and great feedback, his previous album ‘Where Rio de Janeiro Meets Bahia’ and his new album ‘Brazilian Landscapes’ toured 16 countries in Europe, Brazil, and Madagascar.