Choroloco is a Seattle based acoustic trio specializing in choro, a highly melodic and rhythmic instrumental form of Brazilian popular music. They play traditional, modern, and original choro in a classic trio formation: 7-string guitar, bandolim/cavaquinho, and pandeiro, augmented with vibraphone. They strive to stay as close to the music’s roots as possible while letting their diverse experience influence the music.
Stuart Zobel is a guitarist and composer that emphasizes in Latin American and theatrical music. He has played, composed, and directed music for Seattle’s Moisture Festival, Fremont Players, Cirque du Flambe, among others. He keeps busy playing choro, tango, samba, and bossa nova, as well as teaching guitar and Spanish classes.
Cavaquinho and mandolin