Born In Rio de Janeiro in a musical family.
Studied classical guitar till the age of 15 and after moved to electric bass
His main influences are : Luizao Maia,Anthony Jackson,Pat Martino,Mick Goodrick & George Benson
He won 4 Latin Grammys with different artists from the spanish/Flamenco music.
Among his countless collaborations we can mention:
Rosa Passos,Mick Goodrick,Manolo Badrena, Mitchel Forman,Vinnie Colaiuta,Peter Erskine
Bob Sheppard,Otmaro Ruiz,Salif Keita,Mike Stern,Jesse Van Ruller,Mike Moreno,Nelson Faria,
Kiko Freitas, Horacio Hernadez,Julio Barreto,Ketama,Amit Chaterjee etc...