Marco Barroso

Piano/ Composer


Founder, composer and director of the ensemble LUME (Lisbon Underground Music Ensemble) where he plays piano and directs the works themselves. Has acted among other places: Centro Cultural de Belém (C.C.B), Serralves Foundation, Largo S.Carlos, S. Luiz Theatre, Gil Vicente Academic Theatre, Theatre Garcia De Resende, Esther Oak Theatre, Theatre Municipal of Sesimbra, Cinema Alcanena or Hot Club of Portugal. Participation in festivals or events as Festival Music World Sines, Avante Festival, Jazz Festival, Musica Portuguesa Today, Jazz in the Park, CCBeat, Imaxinasons – international festival of Vigo , Seixaljazz, The Art of Bigband, InJazz,, International Music Festival of Coimbra, Young Musicians Festival, JAZZminde , Jazz at the Palace, or Inauguration of Neo-Realism Museum.

Edited in 2010 an album of his own with the ensemble LUME by publisher JACC Records, reissued in 2010 by Dutch publishing records Challenge.

As a composer has collaborated with different groups such as Big Band Matosinhos, Porto National Orchestra, Artemsax, Lxsax, XXI Project. His music has been performed under various festivals and events like ClarinetFest2009, Festival International de Saxophones de Palmela, order for RDP / PJM, Custom Jazz Orchestra Matosinhos, Arctic Trombone & Low Brass Festival, Tromso, 2 Yamaha Saxophone Quartet Contest- Madrid, LxSax Portugalské Centrum in Prague - v Praze.

Winner of the Premio Jovem Autor 2008 awarded by the Portuguese Society of Authors.