Moises Borges is a self-taught acoustic guitarist and singer born in theheart
of Brazil’s musical state: Bahia. Strongly influenced by Caetano Veloso,
Gilberto Gil, Joao Gilberto and Antonio Carlos Jobim, he grew up experimenting
with rhythms such as bolero; baiao; xote; afoxe’; frevo forro’; and especiallysamba
and bossa-nova which are basic to his performances.Borges has lived in Cleveland
for the past 8 years and is dedicated to broadening the audience for Brazilian
Jazz by performing solo and with his bandthroughout the country.