SEEKINGBand to Join, Piano, Keyboard, Other Percussion, Drums, Bass Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Rhythm Guitar, Vocalist, Steel guitar, Background Singer.
Andre (Dre )Batista: NOW Touring in Brazil with the Latin Grammy Winner Beto Lee and the Tv Host and singer Afonso Nigro.
- Electric Guitar, 6 and 12 strings acoustic guitar, slide guitar, lapsteel guitar, and vocals.
- Main musical styles: Funk, Rock, R&B, Soul, Acid Jazz, Blues, Brazilian.
Musician and producer. He began his musical studies on classical guitar at the age of 11.
At 15 years old he started playing the electric guitar, self-taught, moved to São Paulo by the age of 20. Besides playing gigs in nightclubs with different bands, he entered IGT, the biggest music school in Latin America. There, he had classes with the legendary Wander Taffo and work in it's studio.
André worked with many producers and conductors, such as Diogo Poças, Tadeu Patolla and Edgard Poças, composing and recording soundtracks for TV commercials and radio spots.
As a sideman he played with Patricia Coelho, Preta Gil e Beto Lee.
In 2010, André moved to Los Angeles. There he studied at the Musicians Institute, specializing in Funk, Slide, Blues e Acid Jazz and played in local bands like Good Guys In Black, with whom he was invited to play at the Van’s Wrap Summer Tour.
Competing for the Full Ride Musicians Institute Scholarship the video for his composition “Just Wondering” was the most voted in the world.
Born to play live!
- Screen name:
- Member since:
- Nov 29 2010
- Active over 1 month ago
- Level of commitment:
- Years playing music:
- Gigs played:
- Over 100
- Tend to practice:
- More than 3 times per week
- Available to gig:
- 4-5 nights a week
Hendrix, Beatles, Zeppelin, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Nuno Bettencourt, Richie Kotzen, Tower of Power, Eddie Hazel, Black Crowes, James Taylor, Joni Mitchel, Cat Stevens,Yes, Genenis, Rush, Marillion, Jellyfish, Niles Rodgers, Funkadelic, James Brown, Sly and the family Stone, Living Colour, Mourning Widows.
- Steel guitar:
- Vocalist - Tenor:
- Rhythm Guitar:
- Lead Guitar:
- Acoustic Guitar:
- Background Singer:
- Other Percussion:
Orange. Dr.Z and Mesa Boogie amps, Lots of pedals. 1975 Greco Les Paul, Carvin Les Paul (custom made),1992 Fender floyd rose classic, Carvin 12 strings jumbo, Dobro resonator, 59 Bust clone by Dunamiz, 54 Esquire clone by Dunamiz, 64 Strat clone by Dunamiz.
Manic Depression ( Hendrix) with a brazilian twist
Manic Depression ( Hendrix) with a brazilian twist Genre: Classic Rock
All vocals guitars and arrange.
I want you ( she's so heavy) Beatles cover with a twist
I want you ( she's so heavy) Beatles cover with a twist Year: 2013 Genre: Funk
All vocals, guitars and arrange.
Letter 2 The Release
Letter 2 The ReleaseSecond song from my upcoming EP " Lost Letters From My Absent Friend The Conscience "
Letter 1 - The Promises
Letter 1 - The PromisesDre Batista: Guitars and vocals Luciano Nogara: Drums and percussion Cassiano Nogara: Bass Produced by: Dre Batista Luciano Nogara Cassiano Nogara Recorded at Karavelle Music Studios São Paulo Brazil