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Jair Rodrigues


Probably one of the most popular and commercially successful samba interpreters within the ’60s and ’70s, Jair Rodrigues had his initial radio encounter in 1958 on the novice display in his hometown. Shifting to São Paulo, he earned a competition in another newbie present on Rádio Cultura. Learning to be a crooner in a number of nightclubs, he documented for the very first time in 1962 (“Marechal da Vitória”). His initial LP emerged in 1963, O Samba Como Ele É. In 1964, he previously his initial strike with “Deixa Isso Pra Lá,” which helped solidify his “malandro” (road smart) design. Rodrigues changed Baden Powell in 1965 on the present with Elis Regina on the Teatro Paramount (the initial place where in fact the bossa nova was provided in São Paulo), which opened up just how for the live documenting with her of three anthological LPs (the Dois Na Bossa series). The industrial success from the recordings brought them an invitation to web host the historical Television Record display O Fino da Bossa, in 1965. Rodrigues gained it Record’s II FMPB (Celebration of Brazilian Popular Music) within the next calendar year with “Disparada” (Geraldo Vandré/Teo de Barros), perhaps one of the most essential music of his repertory; the first place for the reason that celebration was distributed to Chico Buarque’s “A Banda.” That same calendar year, he recorded one of is own biggest strikes, “Tristeza” (Niltinho/Haroldo Lobo). In 1967, he performed in Portugal, Argentina, Angola, Uruguay, and Brazil, generally with Elis Regina as well as the Zimbo Trio. He previously other strikes with “Triste Madrugada” (Jorge Costa), “Casa de Bamba” (Martinho da Vila), “Tengo-Tengo” (Zuzuca), and “Vai, Meu Samba.” Rodrigues performed in a number of international festivals, just like the MIDEM (in Cannes, France), Montreux, and San Remo.

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Full Name Jair Rodrigues
Died May 8, 2014, Cotia, São Paulo, Brazil
Profession Actor, Singer, Businessperson
Nationality Brazilian
Spouse Clodine Mello
Children Jair Oliveira, Luciana Mello
Parents Rodrigo Severiano de Oliveira, Conceição Maria Rosa Rodrigues de Oliveira
Siblings Maria Aparecida Rodrigues de Oliveira, Jairo Rodrigues de Oliveira
Music Songs Disparada, Deixa Isso Pra Lá, Vaqueiro de profissão, Triste Madrugada, Orgulho de um Sambista, Festa Para Um Rei Negro, O Conde, Vem Chegando A Madrugada, A voz do morro, Bloco da Solidão, Madureira Chorou, Carinhoso, Pisei Chão, Tristeza, O Importante é Ser Fevereiro, Capoeira Camará, Casa De Bamba, Viva Meu Samba, Io E Te, Imagem, Foi Um Rio Que Passou Em Minha Vida, Na Beira do Mangue, 500 Anos de Folia, RONDA, Pot pourri, Alma Negra, Visao de Arlequim, Travado Da Silva, Deus com a família, Eu Sonhei Que Tu Estavas Tão Linda, CHÃO DE ESTRELAS, A Minha Madrugada
Albums Dois na Bossa, 500 Anos de Folia (Ao Vivo), Serestas & Serenatas, 500 Anos De Folia - Volume 2, Minha Historia, Palco, Corpo e Alma, Disparada, Alma Negra, Festa Para Um Rei Negro, Tell Me, Viva meu samba, Vou De Samba Com Voce, 2 Na Bossa - No.2, Antologia Da Seresta, Dois na bossa número 3, Samba Mesmo Vol. 1, Fascination, Samba Mesmo Vol. 2, A Arte De Jair Rodrigues, Em Branco E Preto, A Nova Bossa De Jair Rodrigues, At An Earlier Time, Intérprete, Gaudy Colours, In The Wild West, Christmas Bells Are Ringing, Samba Funk, A Bouquet Of Hits, Up And Down, Jair Rodrigues, Brazilian Techno Lounge, Enjoy Your Time, In That Golden Summer Time, Confectioner's, Novo Millenium
Nominations Latin Grammy Award for Best Samba/Pagode Album
Movies Super Nada

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Som Brasil 2012 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Eterna Magia 2007 TV Series performer: "Velho Realejo"
Cidade do Samba 2007 Video performer: "Deixa Isso Prá Lá"
Caminhos do Coração 2007 TV Series performer: "Zigue Zague"
Sete Pecados 2007 TV Series writer - 1 episode
O Cravo e a Rosa 2000 TV Series performer: "O Cravo e a Rosa"



Super Nada 2012 Zeca
Caminho dos Sonhos 1998
Na Mira do Assassino 1967



Fantástico 2012-2014 TV Series documentary Himself
Pânico na TV 2014 TV Series Himself
Altas Horas 2009-2013 TV Series Himself
Papo de Mallandro 2012 TV Series Himself
Som Brasil 2012 TV Series Himself
Estrelas 2012 TV Series Himself
Agora é Tarde 2011 TV Series Himself - Guest
Nascemos para Cantar 2010 TV Movie Himself
Hebe 2009 TV Series Himself
Cidade do Samba 2007 Video Himself
Por Toda Minha Vida 2006 TV Series Himself
Central da Periferia 2006 TV Series Himself
Fama.bis 2002 TV Series Himself / Musical Guest
Cassino do Chacrinha 1982 TV Series Himself
Gala du Midem 1971 TV Series Himself
Music Tropical 1970 TV Movie Himself
Jovens Pra Frente 1968 Himself
Discoteca do Chacrinha 1957 TV Series Himself

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Chico: Artista Brasileiro 2015 Documentary Himself
Por Toda Minha Vida 2007-2008 TV Series Himself
Fama Show Especial 2004 TV Special Himself (1966 telecast footage)

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