Musician: bass player, composer and arranger.
Musician (bassist, composer and arranger) active on the Jazz, World Music and Pop/Rock
Graduated in 1994 at Uni-Rio Conservatory, I currently play bass for brazilian popular
singer/songwriter/guitarist Frejat (alongside whom I've been playing since 2001), for world-famous Brazilian singer/composer Ivan Lins and for Brazilian singer Simone.
I lead my own Bicho Músico (translates to Music Beast) band supporting my latest album Bicho Músico, as well as the Notre Jam jazz quartet.
Other projects I spearheaded in recent years are: the compositional project 8VB, the 11-piece ensemble 11 Cabecas (with saxophonist/arranger Henrique Band) and
Weather Forecast (a Weather Report tribute group).
My credits on both recording sessions and tours (either national tours of Brazil - and/or
international tours of Europe and the USA) include:
Milton Nascimento, Simone & Ivan Lins, Marcos Valle, Ana Carolina, Maria Gadu, Lokua Kanza, Lulu Santos, Barao Vermelho,
Lobao, Leoni, Paulinho Moska, Martinho da Vila, Serjao Loroza, Vander Lee, Orlando
Morais, Fernanda Abreu, LiberTango, Orquestra Popular, Quito Pedrosa
Quarteto, AC Jazz, Barrosinho & Maracatamba, Julio Barbosa, Ricardo Leao, Antonio
Saraiva, Orquestra de Musica Brasileira, among others.
I Work as a bassist (playing both electric and acoustic basses), arranger , composer and