Guto Goffi was born in Rio de Janeiro in 1962, and started studying drums in 1977. He recorded his first LP with Barao Vermelho in 1982 for OPUS/COLUMBIA. Since them hes never stopped playing with Barao Vermelho that is still on the road again. In 2000 build up his music school in Rio, reference in Brazilian popular rhythms, MARACATU BRASIL that is known around the drum world. Two new CD's are coming soon, Barao Vermelhos 17th new album, and Guto's third solo CD. Guto Goffi has played Zildjian cymbals since 1991 and Vic Firth signature sticks.