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Celso Machado


Composer, manufacturer, guitarist, lyricist, vocalist, and music instructor Celso Machado was created in Ribeiro Preto, Brazil on January 27, 1953. From an early on age group, he was a performer of some kind, getting his begin at age seven as an associate of musical road acts. He’d eventually commence to consider his sound to an internationally market, and in 1989 produced a permanent proceed to Canada. Not only is it a favorite Afro-Brazilian musician and performer, Machado provides won honours for his film credit scoring function, including a Leo Prize in 2000 for his focus on the documentary film Firm of Dread. He gained a nomination for a youthful (1999) Leo Award for Greatest Musical Score for the Documentary within a collaborative work with Salvador Ferreras and Joseph Danza for the film A LOCATION Called Chiapas. Honours were not limited by his scoring function, nevertheless. His albums Varal (1997), Jongo Lê Daqui (1999), and Capivara (2005) had been all nominated for the esteemed Canadian Juno Honours in their particular years, with Capivara being truly a nominee for Globe Music Record of the entire year. His musical profession really got heading upon his proceed to the metropolis of Sao Paolo within the seventies. Following that, he’d record a lot more than ten albums more than a thirty calendar year profession. In 2008, Machado’s function was once more honored as he was nominated for just one more Juno Prize for the reason that year’s ceremony.

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Full Name Celso Machado
Date Of Birth January 27, 1953
Profession Teacher, Guitarist, Composer, Multi-instrumentalist, Percussionist
Nationality Canadian
Music Songs Parazula, Sambossa, Umbi Gnawa, Quando Amanhece, Balanga Beico, Tudo e Desejo, Jogo da Vida, Watch in the Night, Baiao Barroco, Canto de Escravo, Axé Gnawa, Feliz, felicidade, Embolada das Frutas, Irauna, Fantasia Brasileira, Preguica na Praia, Varal, Quarto Vazio, Catira, Baiäo fulêjo, Laderia do quebra-coco, Virou Ate um Baiao, Depois de Anos, Itaparica, Katapa, Taieiras, Odé oxòssi, Frêvo até na China, Senzala, Sol da manhä, Jongo lê, Parazula em si menor
Albums Jongo Le, Capivara, Jogo da Vida, Varal, 3d
Nominations Juno Award for World Music Album of the Year
Movies A Place Called Chiapas

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The Magic Lion 2005 Short as Celso Muchado
A Place Called Chiapas 1998 Documentary

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The Magic Lion 2005 Short musician - as Celso Muchado

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YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1999 Leo Leo Awards Best Musical Score in a Documentary Program or Series A Place Called Chiapas (1998) · Joseph Pepe Danza
· Salvador Ferreras
· Laurence Mollerup

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1 There's a question I always ask myself: How will Brazilian music sound in Canada? It's funny because some times I'll play or I'll compose a bossa nova and think of a corner of Vancouver. The spirit of Brazil is there, but my mind - I don't know why- is at the corner pf Main and Broadway.

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