Born in Belém - Pará (Northern part of Brazil) and raised in Rio de Janeiro
1984 - Started singing career
1988 - Moved to NY
1998 - Started performing professionally in NYC

Notable Engagements:

Hartley Park (Mt. Vernon, NY) - Jazz Forum Arts - "Pé-de-Boi" Band
S.O.B.'S (NYC) - Jazz Forum Arts - "Pé-de-Boi" Band
Kensico Dam Music Fest - July 4th Celebration - Jazz Forum Arts - "Pé-de-Boi" Band
Kingland Point Park (Sleepy Hollow, North Tarrytown, NY) - Jazz Forum Arts - "Pé-de-Boi" Band
Dobbs Ferry Summer Music Series (NY) - Jazz Forum Arts - "Pé-de-Boi" Band
46th Street Brazilian Festival (NY) - Brazilian Independence Day Celebration
Rich Forum, Center for Performing Arts (Stanford, CT) - Jazz Forum Arts - "Pé-de-Boi" Band
REDE GLOBO's release party - Brazilian TV - Satellite in NY
Food Network - Brazilian Food Special Segment filmed at Plataforma
Special guest WKCR, 89.9 FM for the "Celebration of for the 500 Years of Brazil"
Peekskill Festival 2000 Summer Celebration (NY) - Jazz Forum Arts - "Pé-de-Boi" Band
"The Thomas Crown Affair" private party release at Plataforma
Good Day New York, Fox Channel - Sang 4 songs for news segment filmed at Plataforma
Kennedy Family Wedding Reception (Woodstock, NY)
New Year's Eve Gala at Shadowbrook (Stan Getz's Mansion) - Monica Getz's Benefit Dinner
Berkshire Jazz Festival - August 2002


Churrascaria Plataforma
Village Underground
Jules Bistro
The Zinc Bar
The Coffee Shop
Brazil Grill


Portinho - Drummer for Leni de Andrade, Paquito Rivera, Tania Maria, Astrud Gilberto, Gato Barbieri .
Paulo Braga - Drummer for Tom Jobim, Elis Regina, Djavan, Gilberto Gil, Vinicius Cantuaria.
Jose Pienasola - Bassist (worked with Almir Chediak - Author of the Brazilian Songbooks).


"Influência do Jazz" released in 1999 - Airtime at WKCR, 89.9 FM (Jazz Station in NYC)
"Live at Zinc Bar" to be released - Recorded live at Zinc Bar for the Zinc Bar Compilation Project 2002