André has performed at top international Jazz clubs and concert halls with Gilberto Gil, Chris Cheek, Will Vinson, Tommy Crane, Vinnie Sperrazza, Billy Mintz, Mário Laginha, Colin Stranahan, Carlos do Carmo, Cristina Branco, Gustavo Dudamel, Franz Welser-Most, Heinrich Schieff, among others.
He has also achieved outstanding results after being awarded several grants: GDA Foundation (Memória de Amiba), GDA Foundation 2016 (tour with his group), Instituto Camões grant (play in Egypt), Cultural Ministry and the Portuguese Embassy in Bucharest grant (participate in the Bucharest International Jazz Competition), among others.
As a Fulbright grantee, Carvalho moved to the US in 2014 where he graduated in jazz performance at the Manhattan School of Music. André has a Bachelor in classical double bass (with Josef Niederhammer) from the University of Music Vienna. He currently is mentored by Sam Yahel.