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Nelson Faria, one of the best musicians in Brazil, brings his top-notch quintet to lay down some of the most refined performances for the project “Plays Daniel Figueiredo”. Well-known by his expertise and strong background in jazz and Brazilian music, Nelson and his band brought their unique arrangements for Daniel Figueiredo’s most successful songs written for TV shows, telenovelas and films. Nelson Faria won the "Profissionais da Música" Awards as Best Instrumental Performer for his performance on this album.

Nelson Faria: Guitar and arrangements
Marcelo Martins: Sax and flute
Kiko Continentino: Keyboards
Ney Conceição: Bass
Erivelton Silva: Drums

Photos by:
Gustavo Stephan
Cláudio Reis
Fabiano Veneza
Nelsinho Faria

Recorded by Carlos Fuchs at Tenda da Raposa / Rio de Janeiro
Tracks 3,4,5,7 and 10 mixed by Leo Justen
Tracks 1, 2, 6, 8 and 9 mixed by Breno Afonso
Re-mastered by Paulo Jeveaux at Nagringa Studio / Miami
Graphic design by Phillip Massi

Produced by Nelson Faria
All songs composed by Daniel Figueiredo


One of the most important musicians in Brazil, Nelson Faria has released 12 CD’s, 6 books (2 in the EUA, Japan and Italy), one DVD w/ NOSSO TRIO and one Video-lesson “Toques de Mestre”. He has also recorded as guitar player and/or arranger or producer on over 200 CD’s by Brazilian and international artists.

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