Marcelo Politano (1989) is a specialist in folk flutes and has been the folk flutist of Chasky since 2007. The group Chasky was created in 1960 when musicians from different countries of South America migrated to Brazil. With almost 60 years of existence, Chasky is one of the most important groups of South American folk music still active.
Marcelo offers recordings of the following folk instruments (The instruments can be recorded in all tonalities):
- Pífano flute (Northeastern bamboo flute from Brazil, also known as pife or pifano);
- Piccolo pífano flute;
- Quena flute (Andean bamboo or wood flute), bamboo or wooden flutes available;
- Quenacho flute (Andean bamboo or wood flute), bamboo flute available;
- Tin whistles (Irish folk flutes): C, Bb, D (recordings available for any mode or tonality);
- Duduk (Armenian folk wooden flute) - double reed;
- Native flute (Northamerican folk flute, also known as Navajo flute);
- Indian Bansuri: D
- Different range of whistles and bird whistles
As well as the western woodwind instruments:
- Tenor Saxophone
- Soprano Saxophone
- Soprano recorder (blockflute)
Marcelo Politano completed his bachelor in saxophone-Brazilian popular music at the University of Campinas (Brazil) and his master studies at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam (Netherlands). He is currently starting a second master studies in Audiovisual Composition at the Estonian Academy of Arts in Tallinn.
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World class folk flutist! Highly recommended!
Hands down best flute player I could've asked for, did exactly what was asked from him and delivered like a legend!
I have to say Marcelo was great, I was an awkward client and Marcelo tried three different versions to make me happy , a very talented and patient musician
It's our first collaboration. Marcelo is a very talented and professional musician!! I like his music so much!! Looking forward to next project with him!:)
I asked Marcelo to record a part with 2 Bamboo flutes and the result was very pleasing ... he is also a very nice guy to work with ...
Marcelo was professional with his work, prompt with communication and I enjoyed working with him.