Ivan Machado has performed for performers like Raul Seixas, Sérgio Sampaio, Hélcio Milito (in NY, NY), Tânia Maria (in London, Britain), Sivuca, Jackson carry out Pandeiro, Geraldo Azevedo, Nelson Cavaquinho, Joyce, Fátima Guedes, and Frenéticas, amongst others. He also documented as a program guy for Sivuca, Moraes Moreira, Zeca Pagodinho, Beth Carvalho, Nana Caymmi, Aldir Blanc, Maurício Tapajós, and Dionne Warwick. He in addition has been the musical movie director and bassist in Martinho da Vila’s music group. Machado began as a specialist musician in 1969, in Raul Seixas’ music group. The next season, he supported Raul Seixas and Sérgio Sampaio in the Event Internacional da Canção. Having performed in nightclubs in Rio, he visited the U.S., where he remained for one 12 months in NY, NY, dealing with Hélcio Milito. In London, he followed pianist Tânia Maria throughout a time of year. He was later on hired by Television Globo and worked well there for eight years, documenting soundtracks and carrying out live on Television shows.