Fabrizio Moretti (born June 2, 1980) is a Brazilian-American drummer who plays in the American indie rock band The Strokes. Fabrizio’s side project with Rodrigo Amarante of Los Hermanos and Binki Shapiro, entitled Little Joy debuted on Rough Trade Records. He also played drums on "Dream Cars" on the 2008 album Stainless Style by Neon Neon.
João Luiz Woerdenbag Filho (born October 11, 1957), popularly known as Lobão ("Big Wolf"), is a Brazilian singer-songwriter, composer, multi-instrumentalist, writer, publisher, television host and media personality. He is perhaps best known for his hit songs "Me Chama" ("Call Me") and "Vida Louca Vida" ("Life, Crazy Life") as well as seminal works Vida Bandida and A Vida É Doce.
Carolina Moraes Parra (born 16 November 1978, São Paulo, Brazil) is a guitarist and drummer for the Brazilian indie-electro band CSS. She joined CSS at the Tim Festival gig in 2004.
Luiza da Silva e Sá (born March 29, 1983 in São Paulo) is one of the guitar players and drummers for the Brazilian indie-electro band Cansei de Ser Sexy.
Robertinho Silva (born 1941) is a Brazilian drummer known for jazz. His first album was Musica Popular Brasileira in 1981.
Adriano Ferreira Cintra (born 21 May 1974) is a Brazilian multi-instrumentalist and producer, also known as an underground and club celebrity in his hometown. He was a guitarist and singer for the garage rock power trio Thee Butchers' Orchestra, and among his many projects and bands are Ultrasom and Caxabaxa. He was also in the band I Love Miami in his native São Paulo. Openly gay, Cintra is also a composer for fashion shows, and was the recording engineer for Tom Zé's 1998 album Com Defeito de Fabricação.
Naná Vasconcelos (born August 2, 1944) is a Brazilian Latin jazz percussionist, vocalist and berimbau player, most notable for his works with Pat Metheny, Don Cherry, Egberto Gismonti, and Gato Barbieri.
Milton Banana (born Antônio de Souza) (23 April 1935 – 22 May 1998) was a bossa nova jazz drummer. A self-taught musician, he is best known for his collaboration with João Gilberto and Stan Getz and for his work with the trio he founded.
Aquiles Priester (born June 25, 1971) is a Brazilian drummer, currently the drummer of the Brazilian power metal band Hangar, the progressive metal bands Midas Fate, Noturnall and the German power metal band Primal Fear. In 2006, Aquiles participated in Fábio Laguna's Freakeys project. He is a former member of Angra.
Dom Um Romão (3 August 1925 – 27 July 2005) was a Brazilian jazz drummer and percussionist. Noted for his expressive stylings with the fusion band Weather Report, Romão recorded with varied artists such as Cannonball Adderley, Paul Simon, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Sergio Mendes and Brasil '66 and Tony Bennett. He died in Rio de Janeiro shortly after suffering a stroke. He was the percussionist Tom Jobim brought to the studio for the legendary album Jobim recorded with Frank Sinatra in 1967 for Reprise "Francis Albert Sinatra & Antonio Carlos Jobim"
Laudir Soares de Oliveira (born January 6, 1940 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) is a Brazilian percussionist. He started working professionally in music in the 1960s accompanying Brazilian musicians such as Sérgio Mendes and Marcos Valle. Credited simply as "Laudir", he also appeared on Joe Cocker's 1969 debut album, playing on his hit single "Feelin' Alright".
Curumin (born Luciano Nakata Albuquerque July 28, 1976 in São Paulo, Brazil) is a Brazilian musician whose style incorporates elements of samba, funk, jazz, bossa nova, and hip hop. He sings in Portuguese and speaks fluent English.His first album, Achados E Perdidos, was released on September 20, 2005 on the Quannum Projects label.
Marcelo Augusto Bonfá (born January 30, 1965), also known simply as Bonfá, is a Brazilian musician. Famous for being the drummer of Brazilian rock band Legião Urbana, after its disbanding he followed solo career, and has released three albums.
Charles de Souza Gavin (born July 9, 1960) is a drummer and musical producer, whose fame comes mainly from his drums works at Brazilian rock band Titãs.
André Jung (born May 12, 1961) is a Brazilian drummer and journalist, best known for his performances in the band Ira!. He has also been a member of Titãs, although he has released only one album (Titãs) with them. Curiously, the drummer that he replaced in Ira! (Charles Gavin) went to play with Titãs, with whom he played with until 2010. André studied journalism at the Communication and Arts School (ECA) of the University of São Paulo and writes columns for sites and newspapers.
João Alberto Barone Reis e Silva, better known as João Barone (Rio de Janeiro, August 5, 1962) is a Brazilian drummer.
Mário Negrão Borgonovi (born November 18, 1945 in Campinas, São Paulo) is a Brazilian composer, drummer and percussionist.
Detonautas Roque Clube is a Brazilian rock band from Rio de Janeiro. Usually the lyrics of their songs relate to violence, political corruption and love.
Wilson das Neves (born June 14, 1936 in Rio de Janeiro) is a Brazilian percussionist. He is a key figure in the history of Brazilian music having played with many of Brazil's greatest musicians across many decades and featured on numerous important recordings.
Guilherme Franco (born November 25, 1946, in São Paulo, Brazil) is a percussionist in the jazz and World fusion music genres.