Xandele is one of the most promising talents of Brazilian samba-rock. As musician and composer, Xandele represents an eclectic style that includes influences from funk, grove, samba, swing rock and jazz.
In 1998, Xandele was the winner of the first Music Festival of Porto Alegre, with his song “Cor do Som” (The Color of Sound) Since then, he performed in numerous projects, together with famous Brazilian artists and bands such as Bedeu, Banda Ultramen, Casa da Sogra, Hyldon, Luis Vagner, Tonho Crocco, Marku Ribas, Bebeto, Clube do Balanço, Limusine Negra, among others.
Xandele played concerts in known venues in Porto Alegre, Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo, as well as in Barcelona, Vienna, Paris, Berlin, Rome and New York.
He also contributed to many recordings, for example: Tonho Crocco, “O lado brilhante da lua”, 2010, Marku Ribas, DVD 2006, Ultramen, “O Incrível Caso Da Música Que Encolheu E Outras Histórias”, 2002 y Bedeu, “Swing Popular Brasileiro”, 1998.
Recently, Xandele is producing his first solo album, which will be released in 2016.