Almir Guineto introduced the usage of the banjo within the samba. A die-hard traditionalist, he has already established achievement in his personal method of producing pagode. He started in 1981 with O Suburbano and it has documented another 11 single albums until 1999. The very first album emerged after he gained the MPB-Shell celebration (1981) with “Mordomia.” Guineto was created within the Salgueiro hill, in Rio, right into a musical family members. He started being a percussionist and composer on the Acadêmicos perform Salgueiro samba college, where his sibling Mestre Louro is normally diretor de bateria. He was among the founders from the Fundo de Quintal group in 1981, as well as Arlindo Cruz, and in addition has been an associate from the Originais perform Samba group for over a decade.