As a drummer and percussionist, Diogo currently plays with Portuguese guitar master António Chainho, singer Viviane, the band The Lucky Duckies and the Al’Fado ensemble.
His work in music is international, having collaborated with renowned personalities including Danny Boyle, Kim Gavin, Underworld, Antony Gormley, Hofesh Shechter and Audrey Riley.
He participated as a performer in the opening and closing ceremonies of the London Olympic Games and at the TEDx Goodenough College conference, along with the freelance work with Monda, Tora Tora Big Band, Rogério Charraz, Michal Atkins, Miguel Gizzas, Kika Cardoso, Tumbala, Jules Drade, Polly Money, Sarah Warwick, Bruno Correia, Rui Andrade, The Guest, among others.
Diogo holds a Master in Music Teaching and a BA (Hons) in Musicology from the New University of Lisbon, as well as BA (Hons) in Popular Music Performance from the University of East London, where he was awarded the prizes of Best Overall and Best Drums in his year. Diogo also attended the Berklee College of Music – Berklee Online (USA – Boston), The Institute of Contemporary Music Performance (UK – London), JBJazz and Musicentro music schools.
He is currently a Professor of Music Education at a private school.