Quatro is my fourth album. Recorded in 2016, it is the most dense album I have so far and it shows how my influences have evolved over time. All the previous albums are rooted in Brazilian music and Quatro shows a change on my influences. It still has the Brazilian music roots, but I also
One day, the cavaquinho player Márcio Marinho called me saying he wanted me to be the bassist of a quartet he was planning to set. I promptly accepted the invitation and we formed the Galinha Caipira Completa (Márcio Marinho – cavaquinho, Rafael dos Anjos, acoustic guitar, Hamilton Pinheiro – bass, Rafael dos Santos – drums).
In 2002, I played some gigs with a singer in a small touristic city nearby Brasília named Pirenópolis. The guitar player was Felix Junior, which I had known him a couple months before. We played some instrumental tunes at the beginning of the concert and we got amazed because we interacted pretty well since the
“Altos e Baixos” is my first solo album. I decided to record it mainly to explore my own compositions and arrangements. At that time, 2002, I had contributed on other musicians works, but I needed to create an entire work by my own. Another reason to record “Altos e Baixos” was to start my