Multi-instrumentalist, composer, arranger and educator Marcos Silva performs worldwide.
Nominated for a Grammy, he has toured with many world-renowned artists, including Paquito
D’Rivera, Bud Shank, Dori Caymmi, and many others. He was musical director for Flora Purim
and Airto Moreira for 23 years. Marcos has written arrangements for Dizzy Gillespie’s band and
replaced Gil Evans as arranger-composer of Airto’s Spiritual Mass in Germany. He is sought
after as a producer of CDs, including two of his own. Marcos heads the Brazilian Music
Department at the California Jazz Conservatory in Berkeley.