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Mauricio Zottarelli

Primary Instrument: Drums

Born: August 28, 1975    

Mauricio Zottarelli

Brazilian born, New York City-based drummer/composer Mauricio Zottarelli has been on the forefront of the Jazz, Latin and Brazilian music scenes for years. Coming from a musical family, Mauricio was born in Santos, SP, Brazil, but grew up in Rio Claro, SP in a highly musical environment.

His first few years as a professional musician consisted of many performances throughout his native country as well as studio and session work with different artists and bands. At the same time, he pursued a degree in Computer Science, and concluded his studies in 1997. Mauricio moved to the U.S. in 1999 after winning a scholarship to study at Berklee College of Music, in Boston, MA. He majored in Film Scoring, Performance and Arranging, and graduated from the prestigious college in 2002....
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Featured recording “MOZIK”

Latest Release

MOZIK

(2011)

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Date Event Ticket
Sep15 Mozik
The Arsenal Center for the Arts
Watertown, MA
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“(…)the stupendous drummer Mauricio Zottarelli…” 
Grupo Notícias on-line (The News Group on-line) – Spain / Latino América Exterior (on-line) – Spain

“(…) Featuring Zottarelli’s many different rhythmic and compositional skills, this album is high-quality Brazilian jazz”. H.Sugita - Swing Journal – JAPAN - review of the CD “7 Lives”

“Outstanding – Much more than drums,cymbals, and drumsticks. 4 stars.” L. Nobile - Newspaper “O Estado de São Paulo”, Brazil - review of the CD “7 Lives”

“Ruzza is aided immensely throughout by her co producer, the superb Brazilian drummer Mauricio Zottarelli.” JazzTimes.com – review about Amanda Ruzza’s CD “This is what happened”

“(….) An excellent example of how a record from a great musician should be done; on which the creativity, good taste, and musicality are all highly valued...

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Mauricio proudly uses and endorses: LP Percussion, Vic Firth drumsticks, Mono cases , Soultone cymbals , Lexicon Pro Audio, FSA Cajons, PowerClick in-ear monitors, and Gruv Gear.
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