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Grecco Buratto

Grecco Buratto

Grecco Buratto is a Brazilian-born artist by nature, musician and record producer by trade, and a yogi by destiny. He began playing guitar at the age of 8. He relocated to Los Angeles to attend the Musicians Institute in 1995 and has since recorded with a long list of artists including Pink, Luis Fonsi, Boyz II Men, Backstreet Boys, Earth Wind and Fire, Lamont Dozier and George Duke. He has toured all over the world with international stars such as k.d. lang, Gwen Stefani, Shakira, Enrique Iglesias, Leehom Wang, JJ Lin, Anastacia, Mandy Moore, and jazz legends Sérgio Mendes, Airto Moreira, and Flora Purim. Recent projects included a Live CD/DVD recording with Brazilian icon Roberto Carlos at Abbey Road Studios, and k.d. lang’s Ingenue 25th Anniversary Tour.

Grecco has written music for the television shows Dawson's Creek, Jack and Bobby, Everwood and Brothers and Sisters, has had a song placed in the feature film Last Vegas (co-written with Lucy Woodward and Grammy Award-winning songwriter Itaal Shur), and has recorded with film composers Gustavo Santaolalla, James Newton Howard, and Blake Neely for major motion picture soundtracks including Miami Vice, RV, First Daughter and Woman on Top.

Other notable career highlights include Grecco’s performance of his composition “Morena Menina Linda” at Carnegie Hall with Cape Verdean artist Mayra Andrade in 2008, and co-producing Claudia Brant’s Manuscrito, nominated for 2 Latin Grammy Awards in 2011 including Best Female Pop Vocal Album.

Essas Coisas Todas, Grecco’s debut solo album was shortlisted as one of the 10 best Latin albums of 2014 by KCSN’s Latin Alternative host Ernesto Lechner. It was featured on American Airlines In-Flight Entertainment and has been on CMJ’s Top 40 World Music charts for 8 weeks receiving solid airplay across the US and earning Grecco a nomination for the prestigious Premio Açorianos de Música in Brazil.

Grecco has performed his original material in Brazil and London (as part of the SOFAR Sounds Project), Colombia, Taiwan, Portugal and Mexico.

Grecco speaks five languages and is a certified Kundalini Yoga instructor. He has taught internationally and at Yoga West L.A. He began his journey in Kundalini Yoga in 2008 after experiencing an awakening of consciousness while on tour in the islands of Cape Verde. Under the guidance of Guru Singh, he became an avid student and practitioner of the technology brought to the west by Yogi Bhajan, applying years of disciplined music training to his personal practice. He graduated Yoga West's Teacher Training Level 1 Course in 2010 and began teaching, soon after. He has continued his study of yoga, most recently completing his Level 2 training in Kundalini Yoga & Meditation in 2016.

Grecco can also be heard on the award-winning meditation app “Breathe”.

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