Igor Willcox was born in São Paulo on January 6, 1981. He descends of various generations of musicians as having greater influence his father, Paulo César Willcox (conductor and arranger) and his mother, Sonia Rocha (singer). Igor started playing drums in 1995 at age 14, having as his teachers, the drummers Alexandre Faccas and Jojo Mayer. Igor has played and recorded with important artists of brazilian and international scene as; The legendary singer Jimmie Bo Horn (KC & Sunshine Band), Guilherme Arantes, Familia Lima, Sandy & Junior, Fernanda Porto, Frejat, Gary Brown, Kenny Brown, Placa Luminosa, Cecilia Stalin, Camile Bertault, among other artists.
In instrumental music, Igor has played with great names of Jazz and Brazilian music such as: Bocato, Tomati, Tony Lakatos, Michel Leme, Marcinho Eiras, Ary Roland, Arismar do Espirito Santo, Thiago do Espirito Santo, Tiago Costa, Michel Friendenson, Sandro Haick, David Richards, Zerró Santos, Walmir Gil, Luis Cabrera, Pepe Rodriguez, Erik Escobar, Decebal Badila, Marcio Negri, Tomati, Chiquinho Oliveira, Lanny Gordin, Rubem Farias, Alexandre Mihanovic, Jj Franco, Bruno Alves, etc.
His first album of instrumental music called New Samba Jazz along with the musicians Chico Willcox (bass) and Erik Escobar (keyboard) was released worldwide by Altrisuoni Records label, from Switzerland, and is the best selling album of the label for four years.