“I choose Quik Lok stands for my keyboards. In addition to the stability that they give me on stage, they are very elegant and very easy to assemble and disassemble. The right choice to accompany me on tours”.
Originally from Alentejo (region in the south of Portugal), Pedro Zagalo is a multi-instrumentalist. He began his musical studies at the age of five at the Music Academy of Elvas, where he took the general course of the Conservatory. He studied piano, classical guitar and Composition. He holds a degree in Music Education from the Superior School of Education of Setúbal and has a Master in Teaching Music Education in Basic Education.
Currently, Pedro Zagalo works as keyboardist, Musical Director and Music Teacher. As a musician he has worked with many artists like Miguel Gameiro, Pólo Norte, Rui Veloso, Mariza, Herman José, Luis Represas, Katia Guerreiro, Cuca Roseta, João Gil, Miguel Ângelo, Mafalda Veiga, António Chaínho, Joana Amendoeira, Susana Félix, Anabela, FF, Jorge Roque, Pedro Madeira, Yami Aloelela, Berg, Jaume Pradas among others. Pedro regularly participates in TV programs with live music, being also the composer of many soundtracks for documentaries. As a professional musician he has played in countries such as Hungary, Cyprus, Spain, Luxembourg, Canada, Italy, France and Switzerland. He was the composer of several award-winning songs at festivals. Pedro has been involved in gatherings of musical cultures with musicians from all over the world (Lebanon, Israel, Greece, Slovakia, Germany, Cyprus, Hungary, Jordan, Slovenia, Belgium, Ireland, Turkey)
Pedro attended Jazz Master-Classes where he studied with the teachers like Donny MacCaslin, David Binney, Ben Monder, Hans Glawischnig, Adam Cruz, Miguel Zenón, Arturo Serra, Luis Perdomo, Henry Cole, André Fernandes. And Musical Pedagogy with Edwin Gordon, Maurizio Padovan, Keith Swanwick, Pepy Michaelides, Jose Carlos Godinho, Antonio Vasconcelos, Helena Rodrigues, Paulo Maria Rodrigues, Graça Palheiros.
Pedro is currently working as musical director for Pólo Norte, Miguel Gameiro and MONDA with whom he is offering concerts all over the country.
Since 2004, he is a Music Teacher at Laura Vicunha College where he founded a Music School.
- 2004 – In Extremis
- 2007 – Neverland Project (EP)
- 2013 – Às Vezes – Jorge Roque
- 2014 – De Lisboa para Ti – Pedro Madeira
- 2014 – PassioNatur Soundtrack Documentary
- 2014 – Encontros
- 2015 – Madrugada single – Duarte Mendes feat. Pedro Madeira
- 2015 - Forte Nossa Senhora da Graça de Elvas Soundtrack Documentary
- 2016 – MONDA
- 2017 – Maria – Miguel Gameiro
- 2017 – Bandida – Marta Dias & Carlos Barreto Xavier
- 2019 – CAL - MONDA