Members - Quatro a Zero

Members

Lucas Casacio

(drums and percussion)

Drummer and percussionist, Bachelor of Arts in Popular Music at the University of Campinas  (Unicamp). Member of the group Amanajé, which released his second album, “Suite Urbana”, sponsored by the Petrobrás, in 2010, with musical direction by Arismar do Espírito Santos. He was member of the GRUPU (Percussion Group of Unicamp), acting as a player in major events in the international percussion scenario, such as the “Dia da Percussão” held by PAS (Percussive Arts Society), “Ritmos da Terra”, “8th Encontro Nacional de Percussionistas” and “Mostra Internacional de Percussão”. He has performed at important music festivals in Brazil and abroad such as International Music Festival of Marrekech (Marrakech, Morocco), “Brasil Instrumental” in Tatuí (SP) and International Music Festival of Brasília (Federal District). He played musicals such as in “Mamma Mia” and “My friend Charlie Brown”. It is also a member of the Research Group “Brazilian Percussion: History, Study and its Interpretative Repertoire” (CNPq), linked to the Arts Institute at Unicamp, coordinated by Prof. Dr. Fernando Hashimoto. Has participated in several projects in the São Paulo music scene.

Danilo Penteado

(electric and acoustic bass, and small guitar) 

Multi-instrumentalist, Bachelor in Popular Music at University of Campinas (Unicamp). In 2000 participated in the Bass / Nature Camp, course taught by bassist Victor Wooten in Nashville. In 2002 he was one selected to play in the Havana Plaza Jazz Festival, held in Cuba. Plays the piano and cavaquinho at the “Orquestra Mundana Carlinhos Antunes”, where he has played with musicians of various nationalities, such as Fanta Konate (Guinea), Kanchan Maradan (India). With this group, he played in France and Burkina Faso. With “Fina Estampa”, in which he plays cavaquinho, recorded "Abrideira" with co-production of Maurice Carrilho. Bass and in singer in “Compay Tumbao”, a group dedicated to “son” of Cuba. Singer, keyboard and bass player of the group “Sinamantes”, band that toured the United States, Portugal and England. Often works with the prestigious “Cia. Nova Dança 4” Dance Company , in the performances “Tráfego”, “O Beijo” and “E aí, vamos dançar?”. Plays regularly with musicians such as: Luiz Tatit, Ná Ozetti, Ze Miguel Wisnik, Badi Assad, Mariana Aydar, Juliana Caymmi, Paulinho Moska, among others.

Eduardo Lobo

(acoustic, eletric and small guitars, and mandolim)

Acoustic and electric guitarist, finished his Bachelor in Arts specializing in Popular Music in 2003 and his Masterin Arts Degree with a dissertation on "Concerto  Carioca No. 3 by Radames Gnattali: an analytical study," in 2011, at University of Campinas (Unicamp). As part of his academic studies, participated in the congress “Music Analysis Summer School” in the 2010, sponsored by the University of Durham (England), where he studied Schenkerian analysis and Neo-Riemannian Theory with Michael Spitzer, Julian Horton and William Drabkin. His interest in the repertoire and the theory of classical music began during the two years of guitar lessons with Henrique Pinto, at the “Escola Música Municipal de São Paulo”. During the years 2008 and 2009 he joined the group “Fina Estampa”, which had its first CD "Abrideira" co-produced by Mauricio Carrilho.

Daniel Muller

(piano, keyboards and accordion)

Bachelor (2001) and Master in Arts (2005) in music at University of Campinas (Unicamp). As an arranger and instrumentalist of the group “Conversa Ribeira” – which recreates “música caipira” (typical brazilian folk music) in a contemporary perspective – released his 1st CD in 2007. The trio won the Innovation Award at the “Voa Viola Festival”, was selected in the project “Rumos Itaú Cultural 2008” and represented Brazil at music festivals in Portugal and Mexico. Also a member of “À Deriva”, an instrumental quartet that produces music focused on collective improvisation and released three CDs, "À Deriva," "À Deriva II" and "Suite do Náufrago." In addition, he  plays with the group Comboio, with whom he recorded the CD "Narrativas de Sobrevivência". Regularly accompanies singer Rita Gullo.