Manuel Mota (guitarist)

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Manuel Mota
Born (1970-10-22) 22 October 1970 (age 50)
Lisbon, Portugal
GenresFree improvisation
Occupation(s)Musician
InstrumentsGuitar
Years active1976–present
LabelsHeadlights

Manuel Mota (born October 22, 1970) is a jazz guitarist from Lisbon, Portugal.

Career[edit]

Mota started playing guitar at 15.[1] Although his interest was in blues rock, he turned to free improvisation and experimental music in the 1980s.[1] He has a degree in architecture and owns the record label Headlights.[1]

Discography[edit]

As leader[edit]

  • I Wish I'd Never Met You (Headlights, 1999)
  • For Your Protection Why Don't You Just Paint Yourself Real Good Like an Indian (Headlights, 2001)
  • Leopardo (Rossbin, 2002)
  • Quartets (Headlights, 2004)
  • Outubro (Headlights, 2006)
  • Sings (Headlights, 2009)
  • ST 13 (Headlights, 2014)
  • 090114 (Headlights, 2014)
  • Blackie - Solo Guitar (Headlights, 2014)
  • Sete (Headlights, 2015)
  • Exodus (Headlights, 2015)
  • Lacrau with David Grubbs (Blue Chopsticks, 2018)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Prato, Greg. "Manuel M. Mota". AllMusic. Retrieved 14 February 2019.