Son from the underrated classical guitarist Sérgio de Pinna, Marco de Pinna, among the leading choro soloists on mandolin, was among the founders of the group Nó em Pingo D’Água in 1977. 2 yrs later, he gained using the group the III Choro Groupings Contest from the music section of the Condition School of Rio de Janeiro. Having produced shortly afterward the group Vibraçõha sido, Pinna acquired Radamés Gnattali’s involvement in his initial LP, Chorinho Diferente (1984). Four years afterwards, he performed Gnattali’s “Retratos” collection being a soloist, supported with the string orchestra Brasil Consort, on the Casa de Rui Barbosa museum, Cecília Meireles Hall, and Escola Nacional de Música da UFRJ School (Rio). Also in 1998, Pinna performed his structure for 30 cellos, electric guitar, mandolin, and percussion on the Golden Area from the Copacabana Palace Resort and was the soloist in the Compact disc Pixinguinha. From 1997 to 1999, Pinna taught on the California Brazil Summertime Camp, in SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA, CA. He offers documented and performed with a bunch of great Brazilian performers, such as for example Nelson Cavaquinho, Clara Nunes, Elizete Cardoso, K-Ximbinho, João Carlos Assis Brasil, João Nogueira, Ademilde Fonseca, Nelson Sargento, Wilson Moreira, Paulo Moura, Jovino Santos Neto, Raul de Barros, Gilberto Gil, Beth Carvalho, Guinga, along with Mike Marshall, David Grisman, Andy Connell, Dennis Broughton, and Mike Spiro.