- Season 2
- October 2017
Brazilian-born guitarist, singer, songwriter, arranger, and producer. He began playing guitar at the age of 8. He relocated to Los Angeles to attend the the Musicians Institute in 1995 and has since recorded with a long list of renowned artists including Pink, Macy Gray, Dionne Warwick, Boyz II Men, Backstreet Boys, Earth Wind and Fire, Lamont Dozier and George Duke. He has toured all over the world with international stars such as k.d. lang, Shakira, Enrique Iglesias, Leehom Wang, JJ Lin, Anastacia, Mandy Moore, and jazz legends Sérgio Mendes, Airto Moreira, and Flora Purim. Recent projects included a Live CD/DVD recording with Brazilian icon Roberto Carlos at Abbey Road Studios and a tour with Gwen Stefani.
Grecco has written music for the television shows Dawson´s Creek, Jack and Bobby, Everwood and Brothers and Sisters, has had a song placed in the feature film Last Vegas (co-written with Lucy Woodward and Grammy Award-winning songwriter Itaal Shur), and has recorded with film composers Gustavo Santaolalla, James Newton Howard, and Blake Neely for major motion picture soundtracks including Miami Vice, RV, First Daughter and Woman on Top.
Other notable career highlights include Grecco’s performance of his composition “Morena Menina Linda” at Carnegie Hall with Cape Verdean artist Mayra Andrade in 2008, and co-producing Claudia Brant’s Manuscrito, nominated for 2 Latin Grammy Awards in 2011 including Best Female Pop Vocal Album.
Essas Coisas Todas, Grecco’s debut solo album was shortlisted as one of the 10 best latin albums of 2014 by KCSN’s Latin Alternative host Ernesto Lechner. It was featured on American Airlines In-Flight Entertainment and has been on CMJ’s Top 40 World Music charts for 8 weeks receiving solid airplay across the US and earning Grecco a nomination for the prestigious Premio Açorianos de Música in Brazil.Grecco has performed his original material in Brazil and London, as part of the SOFAR Sounds Project, Colombia, Taiwan and Portugal.
Grecco speaks five languages and is a certified Kundalini Yoga instructor. He teaches regularly at Yoga West L.A.