A self-taught musician. Start playing electric bass in 1979 in several rock bands. With K4 Quadrado Azul (wins the national contest from Instituto Português da Juventude/New Culture Values in 1988). Work with theatre company, creating live music for the play "El - Levando-os aos Ombros em Passo de Marcha Sincopada ao Quarto Tempo" (Honor Mention from the award Maria Helena Perdigão, ACARTE, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, 1992). Since 1990 became concentrated in double bass, and began working in groups that improvised with free jazz framework.
As improviser, he work in numerous meetings and collaborations: John Butcher, Nobuyasu Furuya, Nate Wooley, Carlos Zíngaro, Rafael Toral, Rodrigo Amado, Nuno Rebelo, Ernesto Rodrigues, Vitor Rua, Jon Irabagon, Taylor Ho Bynum, Harris Eisenstadt, Neil Davidson, Heddy Boubaker, Katsura Yamauchi, Mats Gustafsson, Chris Corsano, Nikolaus Gerszewski, Robert Mazurek, Reinhold Friedl, Blaise Siwula, Virginia Genta, Daniel Carter, Federico Ughi, Floros Floridis, Matt Bauder, Dennis González, Aaron González and many others.
In 2008 put together the RED trio with pianist Rodrigo Pinheiro and drummer Gabriel Ferrandini.