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Instruction in Bass

Marcel Bonfim, bass


We are very excited to welcome our latest addition to our teaching staff, Marcel Bonfim.

Born and raised in Brazil, Marcel Bonfim is a versatile musician.   Marcel brings to the Chicago Choro Club his wealth of knowledge in Brazilian popular music and his approach to jazz music.   His master's degree in Jazz Performance is from DePaul University, Chicago.   Marcel has extensive experience working with Big Band and Symphonic Orchestras, small jazz and Brazilian ensembles, and Musical Theater.  His unique approach to both jazz and Brazilian music gives him a unique sound and musical sensibility that he readily shares with his students.  

  Don Stiernberg  
  Heitor Garcia  


  John Beard 

Guitar, Cavaquinho

 Geraldo de Oliveira 


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