He also released a few more albuns in the past years, Esdras Nogueira Quinteto Ao Vivo (2017), NaBarriguda (2016), and Capivara (2014); In 2017, the Esdras Nogueira Quintet toured Brazil extensively. From the tour came his third album, a live one entitled Esdras Nogueira Quinteto ao vivo. Listen to it here.
In recent years, Esdras Nogueira has established himself as one of the great names in Brazilian instrumental music. His solo career values instrumental music that is very much Brazilian, with influences from carimbó, jazz, salsa, samba, and afrobeat.
Brazil knows the musician because of Móveis Coloniais de Acaju, the ska- influenced band that announced a break for an undetermined amount of time in 2016 and that made history in Brazilian stages during 18 years.
The Esdras Nogueira Quartet is: Esdras Nogueira (baritone saxophone), Marcus Moraes (guitar), Rodrigo Balduino (bass), Thiago Cunha (drums).