PERFORMER I EDUCATOR
Pedrinho Augusto was born in Brazil’s Federal Capital, where he began his studies at the age of ten. As a professional musician, drummer, percussionist, and educator, he has a bachelor in Music Education at the Universidade de Brasília and has two Masters: one in Jazz Performance at the University of Louisville (US) and another in Contemporary Performance (Production Concentration) at the Berklee College of Music.
His versatility and musicianship are evidenced by the diversity of artists that he has had the pleasure of working with. Pedrinho has collaborated with such accomplished artists as Gilberto Gil, Delfeayo Marsalis, Doc Severinsen, Jovino Santos Neto, Michael Pipoquinha, Victor Wooten, Phil DeGreg, Carmen Bradford, Pedro Martins, Dominguinhos, Marcelo Barbosa, Thiago Espírito Santo, and Gabriel Grossi, among many others.
Since 2016 Pedrinho is been more active internationally. As a performer, and/or educator he has been in Germany, France, Brazil, United States, Spain, Colombia, and Ecuador. In January of 2022 Pedrinho spent a month in the United States giving clinics on Brazilian music at the Jazz Education Network Conference, the University of Louisville and at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. He is now living in Barcelona (Spain) working as a freelance musician, doing online music collaborations with musicians from all over the world, giving online lessons, and working as a session musician.
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