Terra Seca

Here's a new video of Trio Brasileiro performing my composition "Terra Seca". This was recorded last October at Empty Sea Studios in Seattle. Now we're getting ready to return to the US in April 2013. We'll perform again near Seattle…

Viva Luís Gonzaga! 

Today, Luiz Gonzaga (1912 - 1989), "The King of Baião", would be turning 100 years-old. He's one of the most representative names in Brazilian music and stands out for an entire culture from the northeast of Brazil. When I was…

Fábio Luna - OMELETE

I first met Fábio in 2004 while we were touring with a famous Brazilian singer. Then I recorded a piece composed by him, "Lála",  in my first solo album (2006). He also recorded drums and flute on the piece "Arrebol"…

Centrum Choro Workshop 2013

Workshop: April 3 – 7, 2013
Concert: Saturday, April 6, 7:30pm
Faculty: Dudu Maia, Anat Cohen, Jovino Santos Neto, Henrique Neto and Alexandre Lora

Our popular Choro workshop is back, and better than ever. This year we’re…

Divertimento para Gigi 

Here is a piece I wrote after a beautiful and inspiring day playing around with my little daughter. I was thinking about her laughs and smiles while I was composing it... This tune was just recorded for the CD Trio

Trio Brasileiro's website is up!

Trio Brasileiro's new website is up! Formed in 2011, Trio Brasileiro has already made a name for itself as an ensemble worthy of international attention. Their stunning virtuosity is matched with remarkable musicianship and a deep devotion to the language…

Caraivana in Belo Horizonte!

Caraivana will perform at Utópica Marcenaria in Belo Horizonte on Dec 15th. We're so excited about getting together again in Minas Gerais, just before taking off to our traditional summer concert series in paradise!

Caraivana vai tocar na Utópica Marcenaria

Casa do Som

Casa do Som is a project that I run here at my very own place - my recording studio, my home. Here I record state of art acoustic music performed by friends and musicians I've met throughout my music career…