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Dom Um Romão can be an original stylist from the drums, a musical instrument in which the guy can evoke noises of character, adding much-appreciated overtones by the countless performers to whom he continues to be associated. He also offers created an expressive single discography. Dom Um Romão became a specialist in the past due ’40s, playing the drums at dance orchestras, later on being employed from the Rádio Tupi’s orchestra. He was in charge of acquiring Elis Regina from Television towards the Beco das Garrafas (Rio’s 52nd Road), where, in 1955, he shaped his Copa Trio (which also got pianist Toninho and bassist Manuel Gusmão). Within the same period, he was employed from the Vogue nightclub. In 1958, he participated within the bossa nova preliminary milestone, Elizeth Cardoso’s recording Canção perform Amor Demais. In 1961, Romão used Sérgio Mendes in his Brazilian Jazz Sextet, which performed within the South American Jazz Event (Uruguay). In 1962, with Sérgio’s Bossa Rio Sextet, he participated within the Bossa Nova Event in the Carnegie Hall. With Cannonball Aderley, he documented Cannonball’s Bossa-nova (Riverside). Using the Copa Trio, he performed within the historical bossa nova display O Fino da Bossa, in the Teatro Paramount (1964). It had been the very first time that bossa nova premiered in the town of São Paulo. His 1st recording, Dom Um, can be through the same yr. With pianist Dom Salvador and pianist Miguel Gusmão because the fresh formation from the Copa Trio, he followed several singers in the Bottle’s nightclub, in the Beco das Garrafas, like the Quarteto em Cy. Joined up with by Jorge Ben, they truly became the Copa 4. Philips released his Dom Um within the same yr. In 1965, he participated in Flora Purim’s (after that his wife) starting recording, Flora É MPB (RCA). Within the same yr, he was asked by Norman Granz to go towards the U.S. once again, where he performed with Stan Getz and Astrud Gilberto, pursuing these to European countries. A many requested sessionman, he documented many albums, including one with Tom Jobim. Romão became a member of Sérgio Mendes’s Brasil 66, documenting the LP Fool for the Hill (A&M), and toured Brazil (1966). Within the next yr, he participated for the LP Francis Albert Sinatra & Antônio Carlos Jobim. Departing Sérgio Mendes’s group, he documented with Tony Bennett (The Film Song Recording), amongst others. In 1971, Romão changed Airto Moreira in the elements Record. Dom Um Romão arrived in 1972. In 1973, he released Nature of the changing times and toured with Bloodstream, Perspiration and Tears. Hotmosphere premiered in 1976. Owner of Dark Coffee beans studios in NJ, he shifted to Switzerland in the first ’80s. His Dom Um Romão Quintet performed overseas and supported many important performers like Blood, Perspiration and Tears and Tony Bennett. Saudades premiered in 1993, and in 1998, he documented the CD Tempo Traveller in Brazil.

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Full Name Dom Um Romão
Date Of Birth August 3, 1925
Died July 27, 2005, Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Profession Music Producer, Songwriter, Percussionist, Jazz Drummer
Nationality Brazilian
Music Groups Weather Report
Music Songs Teen Town, Birdland, A Remark You Made, Havona, River People, What the World Needs Now, Elegant People, Boogie Woogie Waltz, Pretty World, Cucumber Slumber, Orange Lady, Palladium, Volcano For Hire, The Look of Love, So Dance Samba, Young and Fine, Confians, Punk Jazz, Wichita Lineman, Constant Rain, For Me, Plaza Real, Like a Lover, Three Clowns, Rumba Mama, Man in the Green Shirt, Nubian Sundance, Herandnu, D Flat Waltz, Harlequin, So Many Stars, Cannon Ball
Albums Dom Um, Hotmosphere, Weather Report, Mysterious Traveller, Sweetnighter, I Sing the Body Electric, Percussion Profiles, Rhythm Traveller, Lake Of Perseverance, Complete Muse Sessions, Dom Um Romao: Spirit of the Times, Nu Jazz Meets Brazil: The Dom Um Romão Remix Project

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