Rogerio Caetano

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Rogerio Caetano
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Background information
Birth nameRogério Caetano de Almeida
Born(1977-09-26)September 26, 1977
Goiânia, Brazil
GenresSamba, choro, jazz, valse
Occupation(s)Musician, songwriter, composer, producer, arranger
Instruments7-string guitar
Years active1983–present

Rogerio Caetano [1](born Goiânia, September 26, 1977) is a Brazilian musician, arranger, musical producer and composer. Bachelor of Music in Composition by the University of Brasília, he is an awarded virtuoso and international reference in 7 string guitar.[2] Using a revolutionary language, within the choro and samba music genres and mixing jazz elements, he represents a new school for this instrument.

He has a method for the instrument and a discography with seven albums, three nominated for the Brazilian Music Prize[3] (2007, 2013, and 2016), being awarded in 2016. In 2015 he was awarded the IMA (Independent Music Awards)[4] and Best Instrumentalists 2015/Embrulhador. In 2017 and 2018, in the Music Pro Awards.[5]

His partners include Yamandu Costa, Hamilton de Holanda, Marco Pereira, and Eduardo Neves.

He has been promoting his art in Brazil and abroad, performing concerts in countries such as Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Austria, Portugal, Holland, Belgium, USA, China, India, Israel, Turkey, South Africa, and Ecuador.

He has recorded with artists such as Zeca Pagodinho, Arlindo Cruz, Beth Carvalho, Caetano Veloso, Monarco, Dona Ivone Lara, Maria Bethânia, Nana Caymmi, Ivan Lins, among many others.

In partnership with Marco Pereira, Rogerio Caetano[6] wrote the "SETE CORDAS, TÉCNICA Y ESTILO"[7] method, a work that deeply addresses the language of the 7-string guitar, mainly in the universe of choro and samba.

Also participated as protagonist of the series / documentary Sete Vidas em Sete Cordas that has been exhibited with great success in the Canal Brasil[8] and TV Cultura.


  • Abre Alas, Brasilia Brasil. 2001. Hamilton de Holanda, Daniel Santiago, Rogério Caetano.
  • Pitando o Sete. 2004. Rogério Caetano.
  • Rogério Caetano. 2009.
  • Yamandu Costa & Rogério Caetano. 2012
  • Só Alegria. 2013. Celsinho Silva, Eduardo Neves, Luis Barcelos, Rogério Caetano.
  • Cosmopolita. 2016. Rogério Caetano, Eduardo Neves.
  • Rogério Caetano Convida. 2017.


  • Tocata à Amizade. 2015. Yamandu Costa, Rogério Caetano, Alessandro Kramer, Luis Barcelos.
  • Um abraço no Raphael Rabello, 50 anos. 2012.


  • IMA (Independent Music Awards) 2015[9]
  • Best Instrumentalists 2015 - Embrulhador[10]
  • 27° Prêmio da Música Brasileira 2016[11]
  • Music Pro Awards 2017[12]
  • Music Pro Awards 2018[13]


  1. ^ "Revista Guitar Player - Rogério Caetano". Retrieved 2017-03-29.
  2. ^ "Normalmente ligado ao choro, violão de sete cordas ganha popularidade e vira série". O Globo (in Portuguese). 2015-07-22. Retrieved 2017-03-29.
  3. ^ Brazilian Music Prize
  4. ^ IMA
  5. ^ Music Pro Awards
  6. ^ Caetano, Rogerio. "Imagination elevates Brazil's choro styles". Los Angeles Times.
  7. ^ MidiaTools. "Sete Cordas - técnica e estilo - Marco Pereira e Rogério Caetano |". Retrieved 2017-02-22.
  8. ^ Canal Brasil
  10. ^ "Melhores Instrumentistas da Música Brasileira [2015]". Retrieved 2018-12-19.
  11. ^ "Veja os vencedores do 27º Prêmio da Música Brasileira".
  12. ^ "Music Pro Awards 2017".
  13. ^ Manu, Rick. "Abertura das Inscrições". PPM (in Portuguese). Retrieved 2018-12-19.