“His credits….are truly astounding.”  drummerszone.com

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DISCOGRAPHY

AS LEADER

 

    “Tributo Para President Obama”  (Café Percussion Records)

    Creation Child (Café Percussion Records, 2011)

 

AS CO-LEADER

 

    with Fôlia de Reis (Dom Salvador, Cidhino Texeira) - Ancestors (Three Kings Records, 1999)

    with Nana Simopoulos - Meditations with the Orishas 1 (Café Percussion Records, 2011)

 

 

AS SIDE ARTIST
 

    Chico Buarque - “Bye, Bye Brasil” (Philips, 1980)

    Tim Maia - “Você E Eu, Eu E Você (Juntinhos)” (Polydor, 1980)

    Cidinho E O Som Tropical - Muito Suingue (Polydor, 1980)

    Djavan - Luz (CBS Records, 1982)

    Sérgio Mendes - Sérgio Mendes (A&M Records, 1983)

    Kleiton & KledirKleiton & Kledir (Ariola Records, 1983)

    DaltoPessoa (EMI Records, 1983)

    Ivan LinsJuntos (Philips Records, 1984)

    Alex MalheirosAtlantic Forest (Milestone Records, 1985)

    Bireli LagreneInferno (Blue Note Records, 1987)

    Danny GottliebAquamarine (Atlantic Records, 1987)

    Astrud Gilberto Plus James Last Orchestra (Polygram Records, 1987)

    Eliane EliasCross Currents (Denon Records, 1988)

    James Taylor - “First of May” on Never Die Young (Columbia, 1988)

    Bernard LavilliersO Gringo (Barclay Records, 1989)

    Danny GottliebWhirlwind (Atlantic, 1989)

    Charlie Elgart - Balance (Novus, 1989)

    Luis Bonfá - Non-Stop to Brazil (Chesky Records, 1989)

    David Chesky - Club De Sol (Chesky Records, 1989)

    Herbie MannCaminho De Casa (Chesky Records, 1990)

    Joyce Music Inside (Verve Forecast, 1990)

    Kenny Werner - Uncovered Heart (Sunnyside, 1990)

    Susannah McCorkle - Sabia (Concord Jazz, 1990)

    Roseanna Vitro - Reaching for the Moon (Chase Music, 1991)

    Miguel Kertsman - Gravity Tunnel (Proxima Records, 1991) 

    David Byrne - Uh-Oh (Luaka Bop, 1992) 

    Sophie B. HawkinsTongues and Tails (Columbia Records, 1992)

    Tom Harrell - Passages (Chesky Records, 1992)

    Marcio MontarroyosSamba Solstice (Black Sun Records, 1993)

    Paul Winter / The Paul Winter ConsortSolstice Live! (Living Music, 1993) 

    Eliane EliasPaulistana (Blue Note, 1993) 

    Nando Lauria - Points Of View (Narada,1994)

    Flying Monkey Orchestra - Mango Theory (Monkeyville Records, 1995)

    Pascoal Meirelles - Considerações (JHO Music, 1995)

    The Dave Leibman Group - Voyage (Evidence, 1996)

    William Galison and Toninho Horta – "Ave Maria" on The Carols Of Christmas: A Windham Hill Collection (Windham Hill, 1996)

    Randy Brecker - Into the Sun (Concord Records, 1997)

    Herbie Mann - America/Brasil (Lightyear, 1997)

    Herbie Mann - 65th Birthday Celebration Live at the Blue Note in New York City (Lightyear, 1997)

    Eliane Elias - The Three Americas (Blue Note, 1997)

    The Dave Liebman Group - New Vista (Arkadia Jazz, 1997)

    Ron Young - Intensive Care (Mercury, 1997)

    Eliane Elias Sings Jobim (Blue Note, 1998)

    Nick Brignola - Poinciana (Resevoir, 1998) 

    Rachel Portman - Beloved (soundtrack album) (Epic Soundtrax,1999)

    Saudacão Aos Orixás featuring Vera MaraOrixás / Pancho / Siku (Ibadan, 1999)

    Chuck MangioneThe Feeling's Back (Chesky Records, 1999) 

    Submission - "Women Beat Their Men (Quanta's Dripping Wet Dub)" (Dripping Wet Records, 2000)

    Bernadette Brown - Love Life (Bbossa Ent., 2000)

    Cecilia Tenconi - Amazon Lily (Cecilia Tenconi, 2000)

    Ronny Jordan - A Brighter Day (Blue Note, 2000)

    Tom Harrell - Paradise (Bluebird BMG, 2001)

    Nicki and Lisa Parrott - The Awabakal Suite (Monkeypants Records, 2001)

    Marlena Primavera - Boat of Stars (Electrik Ladyland, 2001)

    Michelle Pirret - Somewhere in the World (Raydo Music, 2002)

    Bob Baldwin - Standing Tall (Narada, 2002)

    Batuque Band - Live in Hong Kong (2002)

    Michael Franks – "Somewhere in the Rain" on Over The Sky - Yuming International Cover Album (Toshiba EMI, 2003)

    Tom Harrell - Wise Children (Bluebird BMG, 2003)

    Caribbean Jazz Project - Birds of a Feather (Concord Records, 2003) 

    Do Swing Kiroron 1 -Kiroro Melodies- (441 Records, 2003)

    Carina Courtrigth - Canto Por Ti  (Carina, 2003)

    Bob Baldwin - Brazil Chill (215 Records, 2004)

    Chris McNulty - I Remember You (Elefant Dreams, 2004)

    Francis Hime - Essas Parcerias (Biscoito Fino, 2005)

    Gretchen ParlatoGretchen Parlato (Gretchen Parlato Music, 2005)

    Chris McNulty - Dance Delicioso (Elefant Dreams, 2005)

    Sérgio Mendes - “Please Baby Don’t” on Timeless (Concord Records, 2006)

    Daniela Mercury/Eumir Deodato - “Conmigo” on We All Love Ennio Morricone (Sony Classical, 2007)

    Bob Baldwin - All in a Day's Work (215 Records, 2007)

    Seiko Akita - Temptation (SAM Records, 2007)

    Yuko Ito - Mania de Voce (Funny Baby Face Records, 2009)

    Andrei Kondakov - Old and New Brazilian Tales (Outline Records, 2009)

    Veronica Nunn - The Art of Michael Franks (Dead Horse Records, 2010)

    Nilson Matta/Roni Ben-Hur - Mojave (Motéma Music, 2011)

    Wataru Uchida - Blue Morpho - To Baden Powell with Love (Wataru Uchida, 2011)

    Dennis Angel Band - I Need Smooth Jazz (SMR Records, 2011)

    John Dukich - Down in Brazil (Ferential, 2011)

    Valerie Simpson - “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough” on Dinosaurs Are Coming Back (Hopsack & Silk Records, 2012)

    Andrei Kondakov & Brasil All Stars - Songs for My Father (Butnam Music, 2012)

    Neto Band - Newspaper Girl (Caravela Music, 2012)

    Susan Palma Nidel - Elegante New Flute Music from South America (OhrBach Music, 2012)

    Phil Markovitz - Perpetuity (Dot Time Records, 2014)