Jetro Da Silva Live
Jetro da Silva born in Meier, Rio de Janeiro, in February 28th, 1967. DaSilva began his musical training at 12 years old. With only one month of piano lessons, Jetro was already playing for his church congregation (Sao Joao de Meriti Baptist Church). When Jetro turned 14, he told his dad that he wanted to pursue music seriously. At that time, Jetro started searching for the best music schools in Rio de Janeiro. Then somebody told him about Escola Nacional de Musica, the most respected classical school in Rio. Jetro prepared for the audition and within one month he was accepted as a full scholarship student. At only 16, Jetro was the sole supporter of his family, playing with world-renowned musicians and his Pentecostal church Nova Vida da Tijuca in Rio da Janeiro. After touring with several Brazilian artists Jetro moved to Boston to extend his music education at Berklee College of Music, majoring in Music Production and Engineering. Because of his talent and experience in Brazil as a producer, performer, arranger and songwriter, it didn't take Jetro very long for the music community in Boston and LA to embrace him. Jetro now holds a position as the Professor of the Ensemble Department at prestigious BERKLEE COLLEGE OF MUSIC in Boston, Ma. Jetro's experience, training as keyboardist/producer/arranger has increase his opportunity to work with people such as: Whitney Houston, Patti Labelle, Pastor Andrae Crouch, Pastor Bam Crawford, Chaka Khan, The Pointer Sisters, Gladys Knight, Brandy, Sheyla E., Namie Amuro, Bonnie Raitt, Stevie Wonder, Luther Vandross, Celine Dion, Patti Austin, Emilio Santiago, Monica, and many others.
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