Born in Sintra and owner of an unmistakable charisma and voice, Tatanka became known as the lead singer of one of the most successful Portuguese bands today – The Black Mamba.
In 2016 he began his solo career, returning to his roots, telling stories and presenting original themes in Portuguese. “Alfaiate” and “De Alma Despida were the first themes presented, in May 2017.
Also in 2017, Tatanka accepted, at the invitation of Producer Tavolanostra, the mission of musical mentor of the project “7 Wonders of Portugal – Villages”. During the galas, he performed, with several guest artists, unique and intimate acoustic moments, in the context of each host village. Raquel Tavares, Aurea, Os Azeitonas, António Zambujo, Mariza Liz, The Black Mamba, Ana Bacalhau, Lúcia Moniz and Luísa Sobral were the chosen guests.
In December 2017, he made his solo debut at Casa da Música (Sala 2), with a sold-out house, in a concert in which several guests attended, having returned in 2018.
Tatanka's debut album – “Pouco Barulho” – was released in June 2019. The third single, “Império dos Porcos”, features Miguel Araújo.
In 2021 he participates in the Festival da Canção as a guest composer, with the theme “Love Is On My Side”, performed by his group The Black Mamba.