“Daniel Marques is one of those artists that you run once in a while and you just go: ‘Wow! Where this guy come from?’" 

(American Grammy board Niels Lan Dokky)


Currently teaching at the Global Music Academy in Berlin, Daniel presents his music heavily based on percussive elements and in an innovative technique for bass lines. His unique style of playing the 7-string guitar impresses the most renowned guitarists around the world, showcasing a surprising quasi-orchestral sonority: the whole rhythm section at his hands.  


The young guitarrist is a winner of the Brazilian Grammy as an orchestra arranger and producer ("Prêmio da Música Brasileira - 2010"), he has also been having the privilege of performing for the Swedish Royall Family since 2008 at the occasion of Princess Viktoria´s Birthday commemorations. 


Marques has played and recorded extensively with renowned Brazilian instrumental music artists, such as Hermeto Pascoal, Paulo Moura, Guinga, Carlos Malta, Robertinho Silva, Zé Paulo Becker, Nelson Faria, Gilson Peranzzetta, Armandinho, UFRJAZZ, Nicolas Krassik and Jovino Santos Neto among others. And international ones, sometimes sharing the same bill in different venues: Haapavesi Kamara Oskesteri (FI), Paco de Lucia, Randy Brecker, Stanley jordan, John Williams, Dominic Miller, Yamandu Costa, Charlie Hunter,  Incognito, Kestutis Vaiginis, Oscar Herrero, Dmitri Illarionov...


Has performed in more than 60 cities throughout Europe, in countries such as Italy, Portugal, Finland, Denmark, Sweden, Estonia, Germany, Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, Czech Republic, Montenegro, Serbia, Macedonia, Russia and Belarussia in festivals such as the Copenhaguen Jazz, Mir Guitar Festival, Uppsalla Guitar Festival, Guitar Art Festival, Haapavesi Folk, Tallinna Guitar Fest, Estii Konsert, Nisville Jazz.


He has also toured the USA, performing at the prestigious SXSW Festival and APAP music fair as well as other important venues and festivals in cities such as Chicago, San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York and Philadelphia.




“One of the most representative Brazilian guitar players nowadays” 

- Leonardo Lichote, ‘O Globo’ newspaper (BR);


“Outstanding!” - Lionel Loueke, guitarist with Herbie Hancock (Benin/USA);


"His musical collaborations represent a cross-section of the so-called 'who's who of Brazilian music.'." - Jazzin website (RS);

“Interesting, unique...” - classical guitarist John Williams (UK);

“Very inspired!” -‘Cover Guitarra’ magazine (BR);

“A musician with an original style!” - Guinga (BR);

“Pioneer of the Frevo outside Pernambuco, Daniel Marques adds a new flavor to it” 

- Antônio Carlos Miguel, ‘O Globo’ newspaper (BR);

“Very beautiful your Frevo Orchestra! Congratulations!” - Egberto Gismonti (BR);

“Impressive! Outstanding work!” - guitarrist Charlie Hunter (USA);

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