NIFECO COSTA & BABCOCK JAZZ

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Nifeco Costa is a Guinea-Bissau/Portuguese musician whose recording career began at the National Broadcasting Studio of Guinea-Bissau (RDN), after a performance with his band Mini Cobi caught the eye at the 1987 Festival no Pintcha held in Bissau. In 1993 Costa released his first solo album Saudade and in 1997 he participated in the 1st Gumbe Festival in Paris.  In 2007, he recorded the album BKO Biak and is the author of two discographic works, recorded and launched in Lisbon. Costa has participated in various festivals in Europe, Africa and USA, and made television appearances on RTP programs, TVI, SIC in Portugal and since moving to the UK he has formed his new band Babcock Jazz.