Luís Figueiredo, pianist, composer and researcher, was born in 1979. He concluded the Piano Program at Conservatório de Música de Coimbra and later graduated in Piano at Universidade de Aveiro. He also attended the Hot Clube de Portugal. He studied with Mário Laginha, Filipe Melo, Bruno Santos, Bernardo Moreira, Vitali Dotsenko, Fausto Neves, António Chagas Rosa and Vasco Negreiros, among others. He performs professionally since 2004. Since then, he has worked both as leader as well as sideman in numerous projectos, several of which have been recorded. Aside from his performative activity, he completed his PhD in Performance/Ethnomusicology under the supervision of Susana Sardo and Mário Laginha at Universidade de Aveiro. At the same institution, he also teaches jazz studies at the Masters Degree in Jazz and is a collaborator in the field of jazz research.
João Hasselberg (2013), Whatever It Is You're Seeking, Won't Come in the Form You're Expecting, Sintoma Records
Luís Figueiredo (2012), LADO B, Sintoma Records
Sofia Vitória & Luís Figueiredo (2012), Palavra de Mulher, Numérica
Luís Figueiredo Trio (2010), Manhã, JACC Records