Jovino Santos Neto worked as a pianist, flutist and producer with the legendary Hermeto Pascoal in his native Brazil for 15 years. Since moving to Seattle in 1993, he has released several recordings of his Quinteto and others in collaboration with several different musicians. A worldwide performer and lecturer, he has been commissioned by orchestras, soloists, chamber ensembles and many more. Jovino’s music blends contemporary harmonies and improvisations with a rich variety of Brazilian rhythmic languages. He has received three nominations for a Latin Grammy and is a Professor of Music at Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle.