Eduardo Guedes is a drummer, percussionist, art educator and author from Porto Alegre Brazil. A Drummers Collective alumni, he has been tutored by legendary greats including Kiko Freitas, Dom Famularo, Michael Lauren, Duduka da Fonseca, Bobby Sanabria, Michael Wimberly, Dudu Tucci, Arthur Hull and most recently Joe Bergamini. He has recorded and/or performed with bands such as Mlumbo, Nation Beat, Willie Nelson, The Klezmetics, Maracatu NacÌ§aÌƒo Estrela Brilhante do Recife, Maracatu New York, Samba New York, Myla Hardie, Michael Hardie & Milton Hopkins, Chuck Rainey, Annette A. Aguilar, Catarina dos Santos, Dirk Erchinger, Grecco Buratto, Renato Borghetti, Nei Lisboa, Neto Fagundes, Tonho Crocco, Os The Darma Lovers,, Nei Van SoÌria, Dj Willie Graff & Darren Eboli, DouyeÌ and Petracco Guedes & Sabadini. He is the author and publisher of Brazil for Drum set vol. 1 “ Northeast and Caixa Brasileira, co-written with Joe Ruscitto and has been conducting drum clinics and masterclasses in the United States, Canada, Brazil, Germany, Switzerland and Portugal promoting his books. Besides his expertise as a drummer, Eduardo holds post graduate degrees in Copyright Law and Environment Law from the University of Lisbon school of Law.
Most memorable Next-Level PerformancePerforming with Nation Beat and Willie Nelson at Farm Aid 2008
What Drives Your Creativity?Working with children in the Public school in New York City
Why do you choose Vic Firth?It is the best drumstick in the world. I proudly use it since 2003 and can't imagine using any other drumstick to convey my artistic message.