Born in Brazil in Sao Paulo in 1988, Arthur Decloedt began studying music at the age of 12. After learning the basics of music with his father (Ivan Decloedt, bassist of the Sao Paulo Orchestra) he quickly began working as a musician in bars and restaurants in the city of Sao Paulo. Through his father, he had the opportunity to take private lessons with great bass players from the music scene in Sao Paulo: Gabriel Bahlis (Jazz Sinfonica), Sizao Machado (Elis Regina, Djavan, Chet Baker) and Marinho Andreotti (Zimbo
After starting professional life very early (at age 13), in 2007 he joined the Faculty of Music "Santa Marcelina" (MDTF), where he studied for a year.
He moved to France in 2008 at the age of 19.
He studied for two years at the CRR de Paris with Jean Charles Richard, Emil Spanyi, Pierre Bertrand, Joe
Quitzke and Marc Buronfosse. Currently he studies classical bass with Huei Min Blin (Opéra de Paris) at the Conservatoire Jean Wiener in Bobigny, near Paris.
Meanwhile, since 2010/2011, he teaches double-bass at the same conservatory in Bobigny.
He was admitted to the Paris Conservatoire in 2012 in the jazz department, with Riccardo Del Fra, Hervé Sellin, François Théberge, Glenn Ferris and Patrick Moutal.
He met many musicians in Paris and now works regularly with Kaimaki, Phillipe Baden Powell Trio, Antunes Rubinho Quinteto, Arthur Simonini Group among other formations.