Toninho Ferragutti is an accordionist, composer, and musical arranger.
He owns large participation in hundreds of important artist’s CDs and Shows, such as Gilberto Gil, Maria Bethania, Maria Schneider, Lenine, symphonic Jazz Orchestra and Osesp, among others.
He has 15 solo and in partnership CDs with three indications for the Latin Grammy Award for the records: 2000 – CD Sanfonemas; 2014 – CD Festa na Roça (with Neymar Dias) and 2019 – CD Folia de tReis (with Edu Ribeiro and Fabio Peron). He also has nominations for the TIM Award, for the São Paulo State Governor Award and the Brazilian Music Award. He received the Azorean Music Trophy in 2014/2015 as an erudite composer, as well as the Cata-Vento Trophy 2015 for the ‘Como Manda o Figurino’ CD (in partnership with Bebê Kramer). In July 2017, he was awarded asthe best instrumental soloist in the 28th Brazilian Music Award.
He’s the creator of the online course “Mechanism, technique for the accordionist”, directed by Eliomar Landim.