Bill Kopper is a Colorado-based guitarist known for his grasp on Jazz and World Music styles. He currently plays in such diverse formats ranging from Trumpeter Brad Goode’s Electric Project, The Brazilian samba group “Ginga Grande”, and Spanish Vocalist Sonya Vallet’s Group “Los Prolfugos Galacticos”.
Here’s a fine sample of Bill’s guitar playing, featuring Marguerite Junemann, of Rare Silk fame. She’s singing Swing Brother, Swing, a song that’s often associated with Billie Holiday
Bill is also an active studio session player appearing on numerous local recordings, such as saxophonist Nelson Rangell’s “Soul to Souls”, drummer Henrique de Almeida’s “Samba Song”, Brad Goode’s “Polytonal Dance Party”, the sound track to jazz singer Rene Marie’s recent show “Slut Energy Theory”, his own two recordings “Samba de Chueca” and “El Oeste”, among many others. He has recently performed in New York at the Iridium Jazz Club, in Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo, Brazil, and in Europe.