A berlin based percussionist, musician, componist and DJ. Developed his musical passion in his youth as a guitar, base player and a drummer in different progressiv, rock, and metal bands. Later on during his studies he discovered the world of funk and started more and more to commit his life to the percussion. It was just a matter of time to discover the SAMBA and leave almost everything behind. During his afro-brasilian education he was learning from mestres of the biggest and most known Rio samba schools: Mocidade, Portela, Imperio Serrano, Tijuca. The journey didn’t stop in Rio. He also studied such music directions as samba de coco, samba reggae, candomble, Roda de samba. In Berlin he plays and co-leads the local samba school “Sapucaiu no Samba”. He is also the lead repinique in the International samba project “Bloco X” and active in different musical Projects around Europe. He runs his youtube channel about Brazilian percussion (Timbal, Repinique, Conga, Roda de Samba) and gives percussion workshops around Europe.