Marcelo Woloski is a 2 time-Grammy and Latin Grammy winning multi-percussionist, producer and composer. His broad array of sounds, versatility, masterful skill, charismatic personality and creativity has made him the to-go person for recording artists, producers and arrangers throughout the globe. As described by Journalist Raul da Gama, Woloski is a musician and percussion colourist who employs an enormous aural palette to express himself. Currently based in Barcelona, Berklee College of Music graduated percussionist was based in New York City for 12 years becoming a regular member, recording multiple albums, and touring the world with groups like Snarky Puppy, Banda Magda, and the group of Sofía Ribeiro. Voted “Percussionist of the year 2017” by Bateristica Magazine and “Most creative performer” by Sala Musik Festival 2020, Woloski’s performing and recording credits include Susana Baca, Ruben Blades, Marta Gomez, Laura Mvula, Paquito D’Rivera, Becca Stevens, Lalah Hathaway, Chris Potter, and The Kronos Quartet, among others. Marcelo’s work as a composer can be heard on his debut album Mundo Por Conocer, which features 27 musicians from 12 different countries, as well as his songs Palermo and Bardis released by Snarky Puppy, and his Mini-documentary about racial justice “Justice Now” (shown at 1927 Art Gallery – Athens – 2021). Woloski plays Latin Percussion, Evans, Vic Firth, Woodpack, Cincinatti washboards, Requena Cajons, DEM’sticks, and J. King broomsticks.
Sofia Ribeiro Quartet