Rogerio Botter Maio

Acoustic and electric bass player, composer, arranger and producer.

He studied in Austria at the Hochschule für Musik in Graz in both jazz and classical programs.
In ‘89, living in Rome, Italy, he played the role of a musician in the movie “God Father III”.
He was awarded a scholarship for the Berklee College of Music moving to Boston in ‘91.

Living in New York City from ’92 to ‘97 he worked with Paquito d’Rivera, Lionel Hampton, Cláudio Roditi, Manfredo Fest, Leny Andrade, Hendrik Meurkens among others.
He has recorded with Gerry Mulligan & Jane Duboc, Dom Salvador, Hendrik Meurkens and Naná Vasconcelos.
With his BraSilian World 4tet Rogerio has performed at Indonesia Open Jazz Festival besides in many European countries.

As a composer, arranger and producer released five independent cds.
He has extensively presented his Brazilian Music workshop in several countries (USA, Italy, Spain, Holland, Indonesia and Portugal).
In São Paulo, where he resides, Rogério leads several different projects and is at the moment producing his sixth CD.