bassist, composer, producer, has performed and recorded with Salif Keita - Papa (1999); Roswell Rudd and Toumani Diabate - MaliCool (2003); Vernon Reid - Mistaken Identity (1996), Yohimbe Brothers (2002), Known Unknown (2004), Other True Self (2006).

born in Rio de Janeiro, co-founded prog-thrash-soul band No Walls, with a CD released on Atlanta's Third Eye Records in 1992.

played the Festival in the Desert 2004 in Essakane, Mali with Roswell Rudd's Trombone Shout Band.

released Orixás with Jorge Amorim in 2004.

toured with Martin Luther in 2004/2005.

recorded The Taste of Time with Ted Lennon in 2007.

performed and recorded in Santa Fe, New Mexico with Chris Jonas and Milton Villarrubia III in 2009.

released The Candomblé Orchestra of The Ketu Nation in 2013.

produced music for Eryk Rocha's film Sunday Ball (Campo de Jogo) in 2014.

produced pêssego do verão by Micah Gaugh (2016):




produced Stars are a Harem by Micah Gaugh (2017):



is currently living in Sanibel, Florida, where sounds of nature abound.

performed with Negro Leo and Ava Rocha during Brasil SummerFest 2018.

for my software engineering bio see LinkedIn.


demos in transition:



with Piqueras Santangelo, Sophia, Nathalia Rocha, Daniel Paes, Raul Zito, Ava Farber, Leon Gruenbaum (2013):



with Ava Rocha, Guilherme Vaz, Nana Carneiro da Cunha, Negro Leo, Piqueras Santangelo, Joaquim Castro (2012):