Jovino Santos Neto was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He worked as a pianist, fl utist and producer with Hermeto Pascoal from 1977 to 1992, and moved to the United States in 1993 to pursue his own career as a musician, composer and educator. He has been actively involved in a wide variety of jazz, classical and world music projects since then, collaborating with musicians from many different areas. Jovino Santos Neto is an Associate Professor of Music at Seattle’s Cornish College of the Arts, and has released 2 CDs on Liquid City Records as a leader of his own ensemble. For more information about Jovino Santos Neto’s music, please visit his web site at www.jovisan.net.