Bruno de Césaro

Session Drummer

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Do you in search of brazilian samba and mpb sound for your songs? I'm Bruno and I'm from Brazil. I play drums since my 7 years old. I like to play Samba, Choro, Bossa-nova, MPB, Baião, Forró, Jazz, Maracatu, Frevo, Ijexá, and many others rhythm. If you are interested in drums for your songs, click in the contact button.

My setup to record songs is:

INSTRUMENT SPECS
•Mapex Meridian Maple Drums - Size: 20',10',14', snare 14x5,5'
•Istanbul Mehmet and Zildjian Cymbals
•Remo and Evans coated drumheads 1-ply film (I like harmonics)

RECORDING SPECS
•Presonus 1818VSL audio interface
•Focusrite Octopre MKII Dynamic preamp
•Sample Rate 44,1khz or 48khz
•Separate tracks (snare, bass drum, ton, floor ton, 2 overheads)
•Microphones: Shure SM-57, AKG D112, Sennheiser e604, AKG P170, AKG C214
•Pro Tools 12

If you wanna see me playing, watch my playlist "DrumCam" in YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WYHolprl9NA&list=PL5BjSs7-cwgniFu8tm-nyrwYGqKuE5MT7

Would love to hear from you. Click the contact button above to get in touch.

Interview with Bruno de Césaro

  1. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  2. A: There's no analog or digital. They are just one thing, They serve to work together.

  3. Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?

  4. A: Mestrinho! When you hear him sound, certly you will like

  5. Q: What type of music do you usually work on?

  6. A: Brazilian music like Samba, MPB, Choro, Baião

  7. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  8. A: Fast 16th notes in right hand, perfect for play samba in high speed :)

  9. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  10. A: Presonus AudioBox 1818VSL with Focusrite OctoPre Dynamics MKII directly to Pro Tools 12. The mics are sennheiser, akg and shure (sm57, d112, e604, p170, c214)

  11. Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?

  12. A: Music Inspiration - Chico Pinheiro, Chet Baker, Trio Corrente, João Bosco, Mestrinho, Leny Andrade. Drums inspiration - Edu Ribeiro, Rafael Barata, Kiko Freitas, Alex Buck, Sandro Haick, Art Blakey, Ari Hoenig and many others.

  13. Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.

  14. A: Record drums!

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"Quando uma laranja chora, tudo vira suco" by Coletivo Horta

I was the drummer in this production

GenresSounds Like
  • Antônio Carlos Jobim
  • Mestrinho
  • Dominguinhos
  • Luiz Gonzaga E Gonzaguinha
Gear Highlights
  • PreSonus Audiobox 1818VSL
  • Focusrite Octopre MKII Dynamic
  • Shure SM-57
  • Sennheiser E604
  • AKG D112
  • AKG P170
  • AKG C214.
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