Fringes News : Last Minute Concert

Manuel Mota : Guitar

Manuel Mota : Guitar

30th September, 9PM :
A+M Bookstore / Fringes Recordings
Via Tadino 30
(5,00 euro tickets at the door)

1st October, 9PM :
Valerio’s House
Via Paolo Costa 3
(info 051/307132)
(5,00 euro tickets at the door)

Manuel Mota. Guitarist. Born in Lisbon, 1970.
Public activity since 1989. Has performed in Europe and U.S.A..
Between 1989 and 1997 he studies and experiments with prepared guitar, mainly acoustic. Since then his interests shifted to the development of a language for fingerstyle electric guitar. Works in a regular basis with bassist Margarida Garcia and trumpeter Sei Miguel (both collaborations since 1997). Collaborations with Fred Lomberg-Holm, Blaise Siwula, Phill Niblock, Ken Filliano, Steve Adams, Michael Rodgers, Michael Schumacher, Donald Miller, Craig Flanagin, Takehiro Nishide, Toshio Kajiwara, Alfredo Costa Monteiro, Joel Stern, Anthony Guerra, Ma
rtin Siewert, Jens Brand, Rafael Toral, Carlos Zíngaro, Margarida Garcia, David Maranha, Vitriol, Sei Miguel, Ernesto Rodrigues among others.
Funds the record label ŒHeadlights¹ in 1998.

Personal discography:
– Leopardo, CD, Rossbin rs009, Italy 2003
– For Your protection Why Don’t You Just Paint Yourself Real Good Like An Indian, CD, Headlights h04, Lisbon 2001
– I wish I’d never met you, CD, Headlights h02, Lisbon 1999
– Environment Analysis Report, CD, AnAnAnA , Lisbon 1995
– objmm001-photographic sequence/audioCD, self released, Lisbon 1994

And also:
³Ra Clock², Sei Miguel- CD, Headlights h06, Lisbon 2002
³Noe¹s Lullaby², David Maranha- CD, Rossbin, Italy 2002
“Still Alive in Bairro Alto”, Sei Miguel- CD, Headlights h05, Lisbon 2001
“Gold Kiss Gala: I’ll Wed You”, Acção Total – CD, Dark Beloved Cloud dbc232, New York 2001
“Circunscrita”, David Maranha, CD, Namskeio, Lausanne, 2000
“Token”, Sei Miguel, CD, AnAnAnA, Lisbon 1999
“Way Out- new music from Portugal, vol II” – CD, AnAnAnA, Lisbon 1999
“Chasing Sonic Booms” ,Rafael Toral- CD, Ecstatic Peace!, New York 1998
“Way Out- new music from Portugal” – CD, AnAnAnA, Lisbon 1997