PERCUSSIONIST, INDEPENDENT MUSIC PROFESSIONAL, PRODUCER AND COMPOSER
Ruca is a live and studio percussionist/composer/producer who has recorded more than 180 albums with artists from around the globe. He played or recorded with artists such as Sadao Watanabe, Anna Maria Jopek, Rão Kyao, Madredeus, Teresa Salgueiro, Nancy Vieira, António Chainho, Susan Palma-Nidel, Gil Goldstein, Paulo de Carvalho, Couple Coffee, A Fúria do Açúcar, Rui Veloso, Ivan Lins, Paulo Bragança, Martinho da Vila, Fafá de Belém, Luiz Caracol, J.P. Simões, Silvana Peres, Fred Martins, Tommy Campbell, Bob Sadin, Steve Thornton, Mike Ryan, Karl Seglem, Sérgio Godinho, Vitorino, Filipa Pais, George Witty, Moonspell, D'alambre and many, many more. Ruca is currently working on his debut solo album. The album will be distributed in Portugal, Brazil, the USA and will be also available for listen and download on Spotify, Deezer, Itunes and many more... Ruca lives and works in Europe.