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 improvised and experimental music using the nylon string guitar as the main vehicle of expression.
In this field, he had the opportunity to 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 a member of the 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 organizers of the Double Bill concert series, he collaborates with the jazz.pt magazine and he is also a member of the Jazz ao Centro Association. Recently created with José Miguel Pereira the record label CIPSELA.
JR 045 CDPipe Tree
JR 044 CDDawn To Dusk
JR043 CDSexteto de Bernardo Moreira
JR 042 CDTurquoise Dream
JR041 CDFail Better!
JR038 CDFonte Grande
JR 040 CDGoes Without Saying, But It's Got To Be Said ( Sold Out)
JR 039 CDPerspectrum