Funk drummer, Brazilian trained percussionist. Studied under Ivo Araujo master rhythmist. Bands include: Manhattan Samba, Samba NY, Gatoritmo. Electronic music composer and producer. Shows include: Carnegie Hall with Wycelff, opening drum band for Gogol Bordello rock tour, Pharrell and the Neptunes Spike TV, Globo Brazil, MTV, Univision, Paul Winter Consort, Lincoln Center Out of Doors, Greenwhich village Halloween parade, SOBS nightclub house band for 10 years. Studied at Dubspot music academy NY. Owner of downjazz records. Producer of the funk, Neo-Soul album: Detroit Rising: A Cosmic Jazz Funk Adventure. Light in the Attic records 2018. Starring musicians from P-funk, Prince, Bootsy Collins, Lady Gaga, Theo Parrish and a Detroit crew. Live recordings at Motown United Sound Studios, Quad NY, Hollywood, LA and funk studios in florida. Currently on tour with the Detroit Rising band.