Born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Moogie started on a very early age his connection with music, as a drummer playing local clubs in Rio and all over Brazil.
His professional recording industry first job in LA was at Kendun Recorders, in Burbank California in 1980, where he started working as an assistant engineer for all of the top producers/engineers like Bruce Swedien, John Stronach, Kent Duncan, etc...and soon became Kendun Recorder staff engineer - a position very much wanted by anyone in LA in the music scenario due to Kendun Recorders be the top studio in the West Cost.
Record producer and recording engineer, Moogie had the privilege to collaborate with some of the biggest names in the entertainment industry like Ray Charles, Sarah Vaughan, Eric Clapton, Dianna Ross, Dionne Warwick ,Tom Jobim, Sergio Mendes, João Gilberto, Luis Miguel, Caetano Veloso, Maria Bethânia, Ivan Lins, Luiz Miguel, Melody Gardot among many.
Over 35 Grammy and Emmy nominations, Moogie has won seven Grammys and Latin Grammys as well as several of the top industry awards .
In 2008 Moogie was appointed for the Board of Trustees for the Latin recording academy, and in 2011 he was elected Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees. Moogie presents himself as a "music aficionado", who lives for music and from music.