Originally from São Paulo, bassist Felipe Brisola initiated his musical studies at ‘Conservatório Dr. Carlos de Campos’ in Tatuí, earning his degree in Brazilian Popular Music/Jazz in 2005. In 2007 he was invited to join the faculty at the ‘Conservatório’, teaching acoustic and electric bass classes until the present time.
Felipe has performed extensively alongside some of the best known and most accomplished Brazilian musicians, such as Hermeto Pascoal, Toninho Horta, Arismar do Espírito Santo, Vinícius Dorin, Laércio de Freitas, Mônica Salmaso, Teco Cardoso, Fabio Gouvea, André Marques, Cléber Almeida, Fernando Correa, Lupa Santiago and Edmundo Villani Cortez among others.
In 2004 he traveled to Spain, Portugal, and Africa, touring and performing with singer Flávia Virginia, as well as recording her second album during this trip.
In 2006 Felipe participated at the International Jazz Festival in Lima, Peru, where he played with Jeff Gardner and Richie Barshay among others.
In 2012 he took part at brazilian guitarist and composer Fabio Gouvea’s second CD recording sessions, ‘So Close, So Far’, which were held at Avatar Studios in New York City together with world renowned musicians Donny McCaslin and Jean Michel Pilc.
In 2013 Felipe Brisola recorded in André Marques and Vintena Brasileira’s most recent album, ‘Bituca‘, honoring the great Brazilian singer Milton Nascimento through inventive and intricate new arrangements of his compositions.