At 9 years old, Zé Renato acted in a play directed by Ziembinski. In adolescence learned to play guitar, participated in music festivals and in 1977 joined the group Cantares.
In 1982 released a solo album "Luz e Mistério" and in 1984 joined the group Boca Livre.
In 1986 formed Banda Zil, with Claudio Nucci, Ricardo Silveira, Marcos Ariel, Zé Nogueira, Jurim Moreira and John Batista. In the following year joined the band Al di Meola.
In the 90's once launched a solo career.
Zé Renato was married to actress Patricia Pillar for 10 years (1985-1995).
- 15 Vocals
- 13 Instruments & Performance
- 27 Writing & Arrangement
- 7 Featuring & Presenting
- 1 Production
- 2 Technical