Mauricio Zottarelli | Vic Firth Drum Set Artist

Mauricio Zottarelli

MZ Group, Independent

Brazilian-born/New York City–based drummer/composer Mauricio Zottarelli is on the forefront of the Jazz, Latin and Brazilian music circles. A Grammy nominated artist, he is credited on over 100 albums and has collaborated/performed with: Hiromi, Eliane Elias, Toquinho, Prasanna, Eddie Daniels, Lee Ritenour, Dave Grusin, Esperanza Spalding, Paquito D’Rivera, Cristina Pato, Chuck Loeb, Cláudio Roditi, Eldar, Ivan Lins, Carmen Souza, Rosa Passos, Dom Salvador, Toninho Horta, Gustavo Assis Brasil, and many others. He has released 2 albums as a leader: “7Lives” and “Upside Down Looking Up”, and has worked as an educator/clinician all over the world.

Behind the kit

Mauricio Zottarelli - Upside Down Looking Up suite part 1- perspective shift

7 Lives Pt 2 (excerpt) - Mauricio Zottarelli - studio/album version

Mauricio Zottarelli - Drum Solo | "New Cycles"

Eddie Daniels - Baiao Malandro (Heart of Brazil: A Tribute to Egberto Gismonti)

Mauricio Zottarelli - IJEXÁ / AFOXÉ rhythm lesson

Mauricio Zottarelli & Amanda Ruzza: "Soundcheck"

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