Since 31 July, 2023
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Juiz de Fora, MG


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Collaborator Summary

gustavoriani is currently active in 4 projects and has 2 published songs.

gustavoriani has multiple project credits, including
  • Producer
  • Bass
  • Drums
  • Guitar
  • Cover Artist
  • and Composition


  • Acoustic Bass
  • Acoustic Guitar
  • Arrangement
  • Drum Programming
  • Drums (acoustic)
  • Electric Bass
  • Electric Guitar
  • Guitar
  • Keyboards
  • Mixing
  • Music Composition
  • Production
  • Recorder
  • Rhythm Guitar


Gustavo Riani, Musician since 1985, became known in the Minas Gerais/Brazil scene for his talent as an instrumentalist,
arranger and for his work with several bands and musicians from the region.

In his curriculum are bands of Rock'n'Roll, Pop, Country, Heavy Metal, Prog Metal, Progressive, Blues,
showing his resourcefulness for these styles.

He studied at the Centro Cultural Pró-Música-Universidade Federal de Juiz de Fora, where he would later be a professor,
focusing its efforts on children and young people, training musicians and people.

Among the highlights are the courses "Brazilian Music for Double Bass" by Adriano Giffoni,
"Harmonia Applied to Popular Music (guitar, electric guitar, organ and other instruments)" by Almir Chediak,
"Bass Secrets" by Billy Sheehan, "Modern Electric Bass" by Jaco Pastorius,
"Progressive Bassics" by Gary Willis, "Improvisation Workshop, Tips, Ideas and Performance" by Celso Pixinga.

A few years ago, Gustavo Riani returned to study music, arrangement and music production.

He is currently the bassist for Banda Arqueus and maintains the VSTi Project with virtual instruments where
he composes, arranges, produces, edits, mixes and masters. Links:

Gustavo Riani:

My band Arqueus:

Favorite Genres

  • Acoustic
  • Alternative
  • Ambient
  • Americana
  • Bluegrass
  • Blues
  • Country
  • Electronica
  • Experimental
  • Funk
  • Gospel
  • Gospel
  • Grunge
  • Hard Rock
  • Indie
  • Instrumental
  • Meditation
  • Metal
  • New Age
  • Old School
  • Parody
  • Pop
  • R&B
  • Reggae
  • Rock
  • Ska
  • Soft Rock
  • Soundtrack
  • World

Recording Setup

Interface: Focusrite Scarlet,
Electronic Drums: Yamaha
Bass: Yamaha, Ibanez
Guitar: Yamaha, Tagima
Microphones: Sennheiser, Arcano, SuperLux
Monitor: Hand Made
Cables: Santo Angelo

Session Work

Bass, Drum Arrangement and Programming, Keys Arrangement and Programming, etc

Contact Information

Gustavo Riani:

My band Arqueus:

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