Born in 1981 in the cuty of Lisbon, Portugal,Marcos Alves very young started his musical studies in a Musical Academy, having personal drum classes and performing at the same time only with 11 years old.

Marcos Alves studied Piano and Percussion in the Lisbon National Conservatory and has been performing and plauing with several arrists and bands such as:

Tcheka, Luís Represas and João Gil, Cool Hipnoise, Aline Frazão, Cacique 97, Primitive Reason, Berg, Miguel Gameiro, Janita Salomé, Júlio Pereira, Tora Tora Big Band, Ruben Alves Quintet, Ficções, Batida, António Zambujo, Eneida Marta, and others entre outros…performing in Paris, London, Berlin, Tokyo, Beijing, Bangkok, Buenos Aires, São Paulo, Brasilia, New York, Boston, San Francisco, and so on.