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Claudio Slon

Best Brazilian drummer Claudio Slon performed using the Walter Wanderley Trio and Sergio Mendes’ Brazil ’66 through the ’60s, and appeared in many Brazilian periods overseen by Creed Taylor for the Verve label, including such label spotlights as A PARTICULAR Smile, A PARTICULAR Sadness by Astrud Gilberto, Influx by Antonio Carlos Jobim, and Samba ’68 by Marcos Valle. Blessed in Brazil, Slon documented with several groupings from an early on age, and gained a country-wide jazz critics’ poll while still an adolescent. He performed in the Sao Paulo Philharmonic for quite some time aswell, but left the united states for NY to become listed on the Walter Wanderley Trio. The achievement of the Wanderley trio’s Best Five one “Summer months Samba” and platinum debut record Rainfall Forest brought documenting work of most types for Slon through the period, including a high-profile gig with Jobim and Frank Sinatra over the record Sinatra & Firm and its associated television particular. He became a member of Sergio Mendes & Brazil ’66 by the finish of the 10 years. Slon appeared using the group for nearly ten years, and in addition has used Dori Caymmi, Paulinho Da Costa, John Pisano, and Joe Move, amongst others. Slon also co-led (with Milcho Leviev) the Leviev-Slon Quartet, launching albums for Vartan Jazz (Jive Sambas) and Elephant (When I’m 64), the last mentioned documented with Herbie Mann. Slon was structured out of LA for quite some time before relocating in the middle-90s to Colorado where he continuing to are a drummer, percussionist, and manufacturer until his loss of life in Apr, 2002.

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