Bachelor in Music by ECA - USP and masters in music education by the same institution. Musician and educator specialized in…
Bachelor in Music by ECA – USP and masters in music education by the same institution.
Musician and educator specialized in percussion and Brazilian rhythms. He is active in Brazil and abroad, teaching or playing with important names in instrumental music such as: Naná Vasconcelos, Yamandú Costa, Ivan Vilela, André Mehmari, Toninho Ferraguti, Egberto Gismonti, Cesar Camargo Mariano, Winton Marsalis and others.
He collaborated in the recording of several CDs by artists such as Mônica Salmaso, Zizi Possi, Ceumar, André Abujamha, Fabiana Cozza, Virginia Rosa, Fortuna, Anelis Assumpção and others.
He participates in numerous projects with the pianist Benjamim Taubkin (with whom he has traveled to several countries), highlighting Clareira (Repertory of Brazilian Popular Culture), Al Qantara (collaboration between musicians from Brazil and Morocco) and Co-Bra Project collaboration between musicians and songs from Brazil and Korea), all with CDs recorded. With Benjamim, he also worked for many years in the extinct Popular Chamber Orchestra and Contemporary America – a collective of musicians from various Latin American countries.
He taught Popular Percussion at Tom Jobim EMESP – SP Music School from 1993 to 2017. Currently, he holds the position of Artistic Manager of the Guri Project, teaches regular classes in his studio and courses and workshops at various institutions in Brazil and abroad.