Marcelo dos Reis born 1984, Lisbon. He is one active voice in the Portuguese creative music scene, with performances in and out of Portugal.
After studying music he decided to get into the improvised and experimental music using the nylon string guitar as main vehicle of expression.
In this field he had the opportunity of play and work with : Elliott Sharp, Burton Greene, Burkhard Beins, Manuel Mota, Liz Allbee, Evan Parker, Klára Doležálková, Carlos "Zíngaro", Toshimaru Nakamura, Andrea Neumann, Théo Ceccaldi, Werner Dafeldecker, Kátia Sá, Angélica Salvi amongst many others.
He is member of OPEN FIELD string trio, The NAP, FAIL BETTER!, FRAME trio, leads the group PEDRA CONTIDA and works in duo with Angélica V. Salvi.
In addition to making music, Marcelo is one of the organisers of the Double Bill concert series, he collaborates with the jazz.pt magazine and he is also member of the Jazz ao Centro Association. Recently created with José Miguel Pereira the record label CIPSELA.