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Claudio Jorge

Cláudio Jorge is a renowned composer, arranger, maker, and instrumentalist, mainly connected with samba. Like a composer, offers offers co-written works together with Cartola, João Nogueira, Aldir Blanc, Nei Lopes, Hermínio Bello de Carvalho, Ivan Wrigg, Ivor Lancellotti, Délcio Carvalho, Wilson das Neves, Ivan Lins, and Martinho da Vila. His compositions have already been documented by Emílio Santiago, Elymar Santos, Ângela Maria, Elson perform Forrogóde, Roberto Ribeiro, Zezé Mota, Jorge Aragão, Martinho da Vila, Joel Nascimento, Sivuca, Luís Carlos da Vila, Mart’náli Arranco, Alcione, as well as others. A requested program musician and arranger, he produced a distinctive design like a violonista (acoustic guitarist). With this capability he spent some time working with Sivuca, Martinho da Vila, Simone, Renato Russo, Ney Matogrosso, Johnny Alf, Leny Andrade, Agepê, Elba Ramalho, Neguinho da Beija Flor, Alcione, Nelson Gonçalves, Leila Pinheiro, Fátima Guedes, João Donato, Leci Brandão, Negritude Jr., Carlos Lyra, Beth Carvalho, Ivan Lins, Gabriel o Pensador, Miúcha, Katinguelê, Jamelão, Zé Renato, Elza Soares, Fundo de Quintal, and Malícia; he in addition has participated in the recordings from the samba college from the first department. He offers recorded abroad, taking part in albums by Sebastião Tapajós (Germany), Dionne Warwick (U.S.A.), Sérgio Mendes (U.S.A., Grammy in 1992), Lisa Ono, Carlos Lyra, and Sandii (Japan). Like a maker, he spent some time working with Roberto Ribeiro, Luís Carlos da Vila (Candeia), Nei Lopes (Sincopando o Breque), and Arlindo Cruz e Sombrinha. Jorge was among the founders and users from the music group Batacotô, and it is a member from the ala dos compositores (composers’ section) from the Unidos de Vila Isabel samba college. He began to are a violonista around 20 for such composers as Ismael Silva and Cartola. He afterwards performed and documented with Nelson Cavaquinho and Clementina de Jesus, amongst others. His initial solo record as business lead vocalist/composer premiered in the ’80s.

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