Mário Seve is an associate and founder from the organizations Nó em Pingo d’Água and Aquarela Carioca. With Nó em Pingo d’Água, he earned the Choro Competition double in Rio de Janeiro (1979 and 1995), having been honored the Playboy (1984) and Clear (1990) awards. He toured america and European countries, representing Rio de Janeiro on the III Encontro Ibero-Americano de Cultura in Santiago, Chile (1993). He participated in the Bienal de Música Contemporânea Brasileira (1994) as well as the Celebration Chorando Alto (1997), with Paulinho da Viola. With Aquarela Carioca, he was nominated 3 x for Sharp honours. He once again toured the U.S. and European countries, executing in the Montreux International Jazz Celebration (1994) with Ney Matogrosso. In 1989, he performed the Totally free Jazz Celebration. He also caused Geraldo Azevedo and Alceu Valença, having been an associate of Roberto Gnattali’s Orquestra de Música Brasileira and Paulo Moura’s Orquestra de Sax. He graduated in flute and structure at UFRJ, and examined with Mauro Senise, Lenir Siqueira, Adamo Prince, and Carlos Almada.