Marco Antonio Da Costa

Bio

Marco Antonio da Costa is a Brazilian guitar player, singer, composer/arranger and bandleader based in Vienna, Austria. He was born in 1984 in Natal and began playing and studying music at the age of 05. Years later, after completing his musical studies at the Music Conservatory of the Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte (UFRN) in 2004, he specialized himself extensively in the field of jazz and brazilian music (Música Popular Brasileira). Has been living and building a career in Europe since 2008 when he moved to study Jazz Guitar, Composition and Conducting at the University of Music and Dramatic Arts Graz (Austria). He traveled to perform in Europe with many bands, with styles ranging from pop, jazz to latin american music. Slovenia, Croatia, Hungary, Switzerland, France, Belgium, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Italy, Germany, Holland, Japan, China and Vietnam are the countries he would travel in the following years with different musical projects, such as with the following artists and bands: Erwin Schrott, Juan Diego Flores, Zvezdana Novakovic, Caroline de Rooij, Maja Savic, Florian Zack Band, Ohr Geld Rio, Kitanda Mangaio, Duo Samambaia, Daniela Procopio, Marco Antonio da Costa Group among many other musical projects. In may 2010 Marco Antonio da Costa released his first album "Painel" with 12 original titles, later that year he performed, composed and arranged the austrian singer Katja Cruz s album Mi Corazon. In 2013 his project Diogo Guanabara & Macaxeira Jazz released the album Tocando o Choro Potiguar. In april 2015 Marco released his second album The Shift. In 2016 he released the debut album of his duo Aïmenda with the german singer Laura Lenhardt. In 2017 he released the album Cria with his band Macaxeira Jazz. In 2019 he releases his first album as bandleader, Jatoba Big band. Marco Antonio da Costa has worked as a musician, composer and arranger in many projects, tours, television shows, musicals, theater projects and recordings with the following artists and orchestras: Karlheinz Miklin, Diogo Guanabara & Macaxeira Jazz; Antonio de Pádua, Liz Rosa, Dorothea Jaburek, Erick Von Sohsten, Natalie Krainer, Katja Cruz, Camila Masiso, Dick Oatts, John Hollenbeck, Don Menza, Fay Claasen, Miguel Zenon, Mike Holober, Luis Bonilla, KUG Jazz Orchestra, Jatobá Big Band, Bossa Banda, HGM Jazz Orchestra Zagreb, Wiener Tschuschenkapelle, Zagreb Jazzorkestar.

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Cast

Fabian Supancic  Hammond Organ - hammond

Matheus Jardim - drums

Liz Rosa (Vocal) - vocals

Rob Bargad (Hammond) - hammond

Thomas Fröschl - altsaxophone, flute

Patrick Dunst (Tenor Sax , Clarinet) - tenor sax, clarinets

Adam Ladany (Trombone) - trombone

Dominik Pessl (Flugelhorn) - flugelhorn

Emiliano Sampaio (Horn Arrangements) - horn arrangements

Marco Antonio Da Costa - guitars, vocals

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