Norival D’Angelo began his career as a drummer in the ’60s, becoming a pioneer of classic rock and soul funk in Brazil, actively participating in the first progressive rock movement in the country in hardrock shows with bands like Beatniks; SomBeat, among other leading the public the first cover work of Jimmy Hendrix, Led Zeppelin; Deep Purple.
After this phase integrated Secos & Molhados band when they were very popular attending the shows and the second CD of the band which included the hit “Flores Astrais.”
Norival D’Angelo comes in the course of his career performing in concerts and recordings alongside names like:
Roberto Carlos; Luciano Pavarotti, Tim Maia; Erasmo Carlos, Gal Costa, Domenico Modugno; Sarita Montiel, Rogério Duprat, Maria Bethania, Gato Barbieri, and RC Epeciais with: Seu Jorge; Lulu Santos, Jorge Benjor, Caetano Veloso, Alcione, Rita Lee, among others.
Often travels throughout the country performing in shows; most often alongside Robert Charles; workshops and disseminating the brands it represents as endorsee.
He presented and periodically appears in sacred music temples in the world as Madison Square Garden; Radio City Music Hall, (both in N.York), Teatro La Scala.
In 2007 recorded the live DVD of Roberto Carlos for all of Latin America held in Miami.
In 2010 he participated in the DVD live recording to commemorate 50 years of RC career in the Maracana with an audience estimated of 70,000 people.
In 2011 participated in the epic DVD recording Emotions live Jerusalem with Roberto Carlos held in Israel.
From 2005 until 2014 were part of the Projetos Emoções in Altomar with Roberto Carlos where all the year start touring the Brazilian coast becoming a hit on cruises in Brazil.