Long story short...
It happened on the Mediterranean...
The Carioca-Japanese-Portuguese-Italian songwriter, Luiz Murá, left Brazil with the dream of finding music cultural connections between Brazil and other a countries around the world. It was on the Mediterranean Barcelona, that he met the Italian violinist Agostino Aragno and the contrabassist Ernesto Vargas, from Mexico and many other musicians from around the globe. They all found the perfect environment to put at test their dreams: Moroccan gimbris, Italian singers, Flamenco dancers, Brazilian sambistas, Irish fiddles, Senegalese djembes, Russian bayans, Mexican mariachis and Romenian gypsies were unconsciously performing the same song, with a new sound and flavour. That became the core of MiraMundo's path. Connecting Cultures that seem different through music.
Agostino Aragno was born in Italy and started to play violin at the age of 7. Graduated in D.A.M.S. in Torino University and Giuseppe Verdi conservatory, he has played all over the world: in houses, stages, and street performances.
Agostino has a long experience in juggling, clown and percussion. His trips to Africa raised in him a very particular interpretation of music and rythm. And his degree in History of Arts connected him to the artwork from Wolf Vostel, member of the movement called “Fluxus”. Since then Agostino spreads Fluxus philosophy “Art is Life / Life is Art”. He has collaborated with the Brazilian artist Beth Moyses in the performance “Diluidas en Agua” presented in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.
He is also part of several swing, reggae and songwriter bands.
Ernesto Vargas, with Nicaraguan roots, was born in Mexico where he started his music studies. He moved to Paris at the age of 18, to attend American School of Modern Music (ASSM). And then moved to Barcelona.
He has played in different groups as Dinatatak, Ray Callao, Boomerjam Band, and has performed in Latin America as well as in Bosnia Herzegovina, Serbia, Croatia, Italy, France, Germany, Slovakia, Austria... He has collaborated as a musician with dance companies in Paris and Barcelona. He has been an active social agent, promoting cultural projects in Barcelona and the Balkans.
He met MiraMundo while working as a producer in one of the top venues in Barcelona.
Luiz Murá is a singer, composer and songwriter born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He released his debut album "Juquehy" in 2008 thanks to a Cultural prize (Proac) from the Government of São Paulo (BR). Since then he has played all over the world (Brazil, United States, Spain, Sweden, Austria, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Switzerland and Denmark). He has worked with artists like Maria Gadú, Luiz Guello, Ubaldo Versolato (Brazil), Jualu Leprevost, Macaco (Spain) Gustav Lundgren, Magnus Lindgren, Unit, (Sweden) and with producer Alar Suurna
In 2012 he released his second album "Murá and Unit" by Universal Studios Sweden. In 2014, he released the album "En Barcelona". In 2015 together with Gustav Lundgren he recorded the album "Mar" in Stockholm and Barcelona. Now in 2016 he released the album "MiraMundo" (Graviola Studios) together with its members.
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