is a Brazilian musician, originally from Rio de Janeiro. He
graduated from the prestigious Music Conservatory of Rio de Janeiro under Juarez Carvalho and Sergio Vale. He studied composition
and harmony under Luiz Eca and Ronaldo Miranda.
began playing guitar at the age of 14 and played in clubs, universities, and festivals throughout Brazil, USA and Europe.
has been a performance guitarist, composer and arranger for twenty-five years. He plays an extensive repertoire of music from
Rio de Janeiro as well as his own compositions. Marco has played with many musicians in Brazil and the
He has recorded on numerous CDs and sound tracks also producing and arranging.
has played at a number of Seattle performance venues and events
and theatres including: Jazz Alley, Triple Door, Bumbershoot, Governor’s Mansion, Northwest Guitar Festival, Benaroya
Hall, Ballard Jazz Festival, Teatro Zinzanni, Mondello, Miyabi, Argosy Cruises and many others as well in other states
has recorded three original CDs: Paisagens (out of print), For the Moment (released on OA2 Records), and Cancoes (out of print).
Please contact Marco to purchase a copy of "Paisagens" and "Cancoes".