João Brito began his studies in percussion, at Canto Firme de Tomar, with Hugo Ribeiro. He joined the percussion class of the Escola Profissional Metropolitana with teachers Marco Fernandes, Andreu Rico, Miguel Herrera and Tomás Moital. In 2019 he started at the Royal Conservatoire The Hague in the class of Pepe Garcia, Niels Meliefste, Theun Van Nieuwburg and Hans Zonderop. He worked with several artists such as Christoph Sietzen, Theodor Milkov, Roland Denes, Nuno Aroso, Anders Åstrand, Pepe Garcia, Ivan Manzanilla, Jonas Bisquert, B. C. Manjunath, Dennis Chambers, Ed Saindon, Wim Vos, Peter Prommel, among others. He played with various orchestras and groups such as Percussões da Metropolitana, Orquestra Metropolitana de Lisboa, Orquestra de sopros do Médio Tejo, Orquestra Clássica Metropolitana where he worked with several conductors such as Reinaldo Guerreiro and Johan de Meij.
He works regularly with the Slagwerk Den Haag (Konstruct) and other contemporary music ensembles such as Sound Wave Collective. He is a founding member of Touchez together with Paulo Amendoeira and João Calado, a group that explores new music written for percussion, combining a strong electronic and performative component, ensue in a space of symbiosis between diverse areas.
Over the years he participated in several competitions, standing out in the “Melhor instrumentista” contest, in Tomar, had gotten the first place for two consecutive years and the third place in the 11th Tomarimbando.