Marcel Bonfim

Marcel Bonfim is a critically acclaimed Brazilian musician. He holds a B.M from Unicamp (Brazil) and a M.M. from DePaul University in Chicago (U.S.). Marcel Bonfim combines the best of Jazz and Brazilian music. He’s had the opportunity to study with the most well known bass players in Brazil and the U.S. such as: Dennis Caroll, Sizão Machado, Clark Somers and others. Having an extensive experience in world of music, including in the classical field, Marcel Bonfim already worked as a bass player in Big Bands, Symphonic Orchestras, Musical Theaters small jazz and Brazilian ensembles, recording sections. Those experiences have helped him to develop a unique sound and musical sensibility. As a music director and arranger he has lead the acclaimed music theater production The Heartbeat of Brazil in 2018. Beyond that he performed in official Broadway Brazil cast of the Lion King, Jesus Christ SuperStar, You Are a Good Man Charlie Brown, Addams Family and many others.