Symphonic percussion with Cláudio Stephan, drums with Rubens Barsotti ( Zimbo Trio ), piano with Teerão Chebl and Caio Pagano, Harmony and Counterpoint with Mário Ficarelli, Composition and analysis with Hans Joachin Koellreutter and Gilberto Mendes.
Participated in the following musical groups
Hermeto Paschoal Band with Zeca Assumpção, Lelo Nazário and Zé Eduardo Nazário. Rita Lee Band with Alexandre Fontanetti.Marlui Miranda Band with Benjamim Taubkin and Rodolfo Stroeter. Joyce Band with Arismar do Espírito Santo and Nailor “Proveta”Azevedo. Monica Salmaso with Benjamim Taubkin and Rodolfo Stroeter. Orquestra Popular De Camara with Benjamim Taubkin, piano; Teco Cardoso e Mane Silveira, sax and flutes; Dimos Goudaroulis, cello; Sylvio Mazzucca Jr, bass; Lula Alencar, accordion; Ronem Altman, mandolin; Monica Salmaso, voice; Ze Pitoco, Ari Colares and Guello, percussion.
Participated in shows and/or recordings with
John Scofield, Tracy Silverman, Joyce, Toninho Horta, Tuti Moreno, Mauro Senise, Zeca Assumpção, Ulisses Rocha, Heraldo do Monte, Nelson Ayres, Rodolfo Stroeter, Marlui Miranda, Hermeto Paschoal, Milton Nascimento ( CD Txai ), Hector Costita, Nico Assumpção, Rita Lee, Ná Ozzeti, Jovino Santos, Flávio Venturini, Francis Hime, Turtle Island String Quartet, Monica Salmaso, Carlinhos Antunes and others.
In 1995, he had finished his first solo CD “Porta Do Templo” ( Temple Gate ) in the United States (nominated for the Sharp Awards in Brasil, and included among the 150 best CDs released in Europe in 1998 by the World Music Charts Europe ) with the Turtle Island String Quartet and François de Lima (brazilian trombonist nominated in 1999 for the Grammy with his band “Mantiqueira” ).
In 1996 he had participated in a Japan Tour with Joyce, performed in the Jingu Stadium ( Tokio ) and in the Blue Note Jazz Club in Tokio and Fukuoka, recorded live by ANA airlines.
He also has been arranging for the Orquestra Jazz Sinfonica from São Paulo, including the last Marlui Miranda’s CD “IHU 2- Rezar”.
One of his two last movie soundtracks, “O Cineasta da Selva”, was released as a CD, and became the first brasilian CD mixed in Dolby Sorround.
His last work, recently released North Meets South / Sul Encontra Norte, with north american vionist Tracy Silverman is a duo of percussion and violin, where they share compositions and arrangements in order to create a new flavoured pan american recipe.
Caito have released in 2005 his solo album called Auto-Retrato ( Self-Portrait ), recorded live with the special participation of singers Marlui Miranda, Monica Salmaso and the audience itself that, conducted by Caito have created a totally new song with voice and a percussion effect made with folded paper.
In the same year, he realized an european tour, performing in Germany ( Rudolstadt Festival ), Netherlands and Belgium ( Arts O Base and Le Bouche a Oreille ).
He`d also recorded two CDs, the first one with Tracy Silverman, Teco Cardoso and Lula Alencar, and the other one with Tracy and Jaime Zenamon, both CDs with pieces by the two different crews.