Self taught musical artist, he plays with different instrumental bands on several stages (France, Germany, Belgium) and in studio at age of 16.
After have lived to the US for a year, in 2003, he recorded songs and did several studio sessions conducted by Jean-Baptiste Marino, Patrice Guers, David Linx, Daniel Ivinec.
In 2005, he obtained the unanimous Honored mention of Music Academy International, major of his promotion (Guitarist Magazine n°182S-October/ November 2005).
In 2012, he obtained a Jazz golden medal from conservatory of music.
Rafael is endorsed by IBANEZ and is IBANEZ TEACHER, he plays and work evenly with various artists from Reunion Island, Paris and U.S.