Max Viana is a Key Producer and Guitarist on the Legacy and Alchemy Project
Max Frederico Viana is a Brazilian singer, songwriter, guitarist, and producer. Among his musical influences are rhythms such as jazz, soul music, black music, MPB and flamenco. Max is the son of Djavan. Max dropped out of Economics to study at the Guitar Institute of Technology in Los Angeles, where he took lessons from noted guitarist Scott Henderson. Upon returning to Brazil played with the singer Edmon, recorded with Zé Ricardo, joined the band Sindicato Soul for three years alongside singer Sérgio Loroza. He made partnerships with Jair Rodrigues in songs like "Summer Sunday" and "Pleasure and Light." In Bernardo Lobo concerts , he shared the stage with Chico Buarque, Milton Nascimento and Edu Lobo. He invested in singing lessons to defend the songs he wrote. It was in 1998 from Bicho Solto that Max started to participate in the records and shows of his father, were three years of road. That same year began the recording of what would become his first solo album No Calçadão, that due to the recordings of Milagreiro, of Djavan, had to wait until the year of 2003 . Four years later he recorded With More Color.