This is my most recent release! "Viva Jacob do Bandolim". It was recorded to celebrate Jacob's 100th birthday and I was so fortunate to have Pedro Vasconcellos (cavaquinho), Dudu Sete Cordas (7-string guitar) and Breno Alves (percussion) playing along with…


NEW EP RELEASE!!! - Dudu Maia & Duo Alvenaria

This is an experimental record I did with my good mates Ely Janoville and Mariano Toniatti from Duo Alvenaria. I was fortunate to play several instruments on this one such as drums, bass, guitar, synths and, the mandolin, of course!

60th GRAMMYs!!!

So honored to be among the nominees announced by @RecordingAcademy for the 60th #GRAMMYs with the album "Rosa dos Ventos" - Anat Cohen & Trio Brasileiro  (Best World Music Album)!

Tão honrado por estar entre os indicados pela @RecordingAcademy…


Ellen Oléria & Dudu Maia

Here's one take I did with amazing singer and composer Ellen Oléria for Programa Casa do Som, a tv show that I host and record at my studio over my apartment. Full episode coming out soon!

Aqui um take…


Thanise Silva & Dudu 7 Cordas

My dear friends Thanise Silva (flute) And Dudu 7 Cordas (7-string guitar) came by for a visit in the other day and recorded this beautiful piece by Ernesto Nazareth. Full episode soon! Enjoy!

Meus queridos amigos Thanise Silva (flauta) e…


Joana Duah at Casa do Som

Here's the complete episode of Programa Casa do Som with amazing singer Joana Duah.  Joana was born in Brasília and lived there until 1998. Thereafter she lived in NY , Hong Kong, Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo. She began…


Recording Session

I've just installed a new acoustic treatment here in my studio. Then, I invited a couple of friends for a "test drive" in the room, just to check how it'd sound from now on... I'm really happy with the results…


Sofar Sounds

Sofar Sounds curates secret, intimate gigs in living rooms around the world. They spotlight emerging artists by introducing them to connectors and new fans through a unique and magical concert experience that is then shared and streamed to music-lovers around…


Casa do Som

Casa do Som is a project that I run here at my very own place - my recording studio.Here I record state of art acoustic music performed by friends and musicians I've met throughout my music career. Although it's captured…



On Friday July 19th, I'll be performing again with my Choro ensemble (Regional) in Brasília at APCEF's "Projeto Samba Autêntico". "Regional" is a name that is traditionally given to a Choro ensemble - cavaquinho, pandeiro, guitar and soloist (mandolin, clarinet…