Hailing from Brazil, Flavio Lira is currently based in New York City.
Very active and eclectic, musical styles have never been a restriction for Flavio Lira, and since the beginning, he has performed with groups ranging from Popular Samba to Classical Chamber Music.
“Regardless of the style, if there are great musicians on stage, I’m happy to be there!”
In 2013, Flavio Lira got the opportunity to attend the renowned Berklee College of Music in Boston with a full scholarship as a bass performance major. During his journey, Flavio Lira has indulged his passion for his own musical roots, as well as different musical traditions of the world, such as Jazz and Cuban music.
In New York, Flavio Lira is able to fully employ his versatility as an artist, collaborating with different artists and performing in venues such as the Blue Note.
As part of his most recent project, Flavio Lira is releasing the album Pra Frente, a rhythmic fusion of Brazilian grooves, Cuban clave, Colombian folkloric and jazzy chords. The first single of the album “5to9” was released in May 2017.