Marcelo Bucater is a drummer/percussionist from São Paulo - Brazil based in Los Angeles since 2013.
Current part of the Drum Faculty at Los Angeles College of Music (LACM) in Pasadena - CA, teaching private and group lessons.
Marcelo has worked as a session and touring musician for several years, recording and performing live with different artists. His versatility as a drummer and percussionist lead to performances accompanying artists of different genres all over the world.
He has produced, recorded and performed with independent artists and renowned musicians such as Carrie Underwood for the 51st ACM Award, Adam Levy (Norah Jones), Darek Oles (Pat Metheny), Scott Henderson (Chick Corea), Philip Bynoe (Steve Vai), John Avila (Oingo Boingo), Gemini (Justin Bieber), Natalia Spadini, Andrew Murdock (Linking Park), Tinto Tango, Koobang Ensemble, Duques, and Phat Cat Swinger just to name a few.
With a Bachelor in Music at FAAM (SP-Brazil), a Degree in Music Performance at Los Angeles College of Music, and a Master Degree in Jazz Performance at California Institute of The Arts(CalArts) he had the chance to study with renowned musicians such as Jeff Hamilton, Joe LaBarbera, Ralph Humphrey, Randy Gloss, Joe Porcaro, Richie Gajate Garcia and Edu Ribeiro.
His passion for music and his craft is shown in his great feel and rock-solid support for the music and his warmhearted personality.