Marco Dolce is a musician, sound healer, teacher and best-selling recording artist known as XUMANTRA. Internationally acclaimed for his work with authentic Tibetan singing bowls and gongs, Marco’s recordings are in use worldwide by yoga practitioners, alternative healers, meditators and spiritual seekers of all types. Marco has been hailed by critics as a modern pioneer and master of the contemporary uses of these miraculous instruments. Marco graduated from Rutgers University where he studied music theory with New York composer Philip Corner and jazz improvisation with the late, legendary guitarist Ted Dunbar. Afterwards, Marco spent many years as a journeyman guitarist, guitar teacher, songwriter and bandleader, performing continually in local and European venues and producing and releasing numerous recordings along the way. Marco studied conga drumming and Afro-Cuban percussion at the Drummer’s Collective in New York City with Latin music great Bobby Sanabria.