Bira Santos, composor and musical director
Bira Santos, composer and musical director

Bira has been composing and recording music for 15+ years, having composed and recorded a number of original works, weaving together the rhythms of Africa, Brazil, India, and other world music.

He has not only composed and arranged a number of original works, but he has also recorded on CDs and DVDs with a number of national and international musicians, including the founder of Timbalada, Carlinhos Brown.

Original Albums


  • Jochen Eisentraut – Ritmeloxa (2014)
  • Andrew Scott Potter, Edi Machado, Jack Joao Potter – Jazz Standards / Afro Bahian Rhythms (2011)
  • Musiques Racines (2002)

Other Recorded Works