Los Angeles, CA, 90034
Subjects Taught Bass Guitar, Guitar, Music Performance, Music Theory, Songwriting, Upright Bass
I was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where at an early age was exposed to several
kinds of music through my parents and surroundings. I attended the American School of Rio de Janeiro, where I joined many bands and explored many different instruments.
I started to study music (theory, acoustic nylon guitar and bass) more seriously, and
soon was performing locally with many artists from Brazil. After high school, I
decided to pursue my music studies further and was accepted to the University of Miami
School of Music. I studied theory, piano, arranging, and composition. I focused my
studies on jazz and also studied upright bass and classical with Dr. Lucas Drew. After
attending University of Miami from 1989 until 1994, I started touring, performing, and
recording with many artists. I also started teaching music then. Here is some of the work I have done since then:
2012 - toured with Brazilian legend Dori Caymmi
• 2011 - toured with Gary Valenciano and Martin Nievera (#1...