Hamilton Pinheiro is a highly regarded musician, recognized for his skills as bassist, composer, arranger, music producer and music educator. He was born in a coastal city in Brazil’s northeastern named Natal and moved to Brasília (Brazil’s capital) in 1996.
Hamilton Pinheiro earned his master’s degree in jazz performance from University of Louisville (Kentucky, USA) and his bachelor’s degree in music education from Universidade de Brasília. He has played and recorded with several musicians such as Célia Rabelo, Leonel Laterza, Carlos Malta, Juninhodi Sousa, Paulo André Tavares, Hermeto Pascoal, Ivanildo Sax de Ouro, Dominguinhos, Lidi Satier, Vanessa Pinheiro, Paula Nunes, Renato Vasconcellos, Phil DeGreg, Anne Walsh, Paul Lieberman, Alexei Tsiganov, Michael Tracy, Diogo Monzo, Eduardo Neves, Hamilton de Holanda, Rosa Passos, Lula Galvão, Paulinho Beissá, Ebinho Cardoso and Armandinho Macedo, among others.
Pinheiro has four solo albums: Altos e Baixos (2004), Duo 13 (2007)–with 7-strings acoustic guitar player Felix Júnior, Galinha Caipira Completa (2009)–with Galinha Caipira Completa, and Quatro (2016).