Drummer for the alternative rock band Geneva Bedlam, João has recorded and performed around the world with award winning theater companies, modern dance troupes and internationally acclaimed bands (SoulRaye, Godsmack, David Parsons Dance Company, Luscious Jackson, Sam Newsome, and the Scotsman “Fringe First Award” winning ensemble of the Shoestring Players). His lecture-demonstration workshop "Hands on World Music" has served numerous special audiences and drum clinics coast to coast for over 20 years.