Considered one of the most important drummers in Brazil, Igor Willcox has played and recorded with very know artists of Brazilian and international scene as; The legendary singer Jimmie Bo Horn (KC & Sunshine Band), Guilherme Arantes, Familia Lima, Sandy & Junior, Cecilia Stalin, Izzy Gordon, Camille Bertault, Gary Brown, Daniela Mercury
I'm a professional drummer for more than 20 years, which already played and recorded with important Brazilian and international artists from Pop to Jazz, such as the legendary Jimmy Bo Horne, Familia Lima, Sandy & Jr, Anitta, Daniela Mercury, Guilherme Arantes, Gary Brown, Cecilia Stalin, Roberta Miranda, Bocato.
As an independent artist, I recorded 4 instrumental (Jazz, Fusion) albums, which received many excellent reviews from the most important jazz sites, such as All About Jazz, World Music Report, etc.
My Spotify (as an independent artist): https://open.spotify.com/artist/4hiIpU9aoKV2TcNR5f7FR8?si=5lpfQpQESoaQPl__2i6eig
Acoustic and Electronic Recording Session
Mixing and Mastering
Yamaha Absolute Maple Drums. (Flexible Setup for any genre).
Nagano Drums Maple Die-Cast (Jazz Setup).
Zildjian Cymbals (Large variety of Cymbals, from Pop to Jazz).
Microphones: Shure, RØDE
Genres: Funk, Pop, Brazilian Music, Jazz, Fusion, Latin, Hip-Hop, Drum&Bass, R&B, Blues, Rock, etc.
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Interview with Igor Willcox
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: My new album!
Q: Analog or digital and why?
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: I promise to give the best of me and let the customer very satisfied with my work.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Hire me, I'm looking forward to recording your song!
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: For more than 20 years.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: Jazz, Fusion, Bossa Nova, Samba, Latin, Pop, Rock, Blues, Country, Funk.
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: I am a very versatile drummer. I adapt and assimilate any style easily, from the way of playing to how to tune an instrument properly to the music genre.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: I always try to bring something really relevant and musical.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: Setup: Yamaha Absolute Maple Drums. (Flexible Setup for any genre). Nagano Drums Maple Die-Cast (Jazz Setup). Zildjian Cymbals (Large variety of Cymbals). Microphones: Shure, RØDE Analog Compressor: Avalon 747SP.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Allan Holdsworth, Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock, Miles Davis, John Coltrane, John McLaughlin, Joshua Redman, Branford Marsalis, Mark Guiliana, Tony Williams, etc.
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: I record drums tracks in high-quality, any genre, to mainstream and independent artists.