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João Dias

João Dias was the primary shape behind the divulgation from the choro of Pernambuco in Rio de Janeiro. The choro originated in the northeast, parallel towards the Carioca choro. Pernambuco provides several singularities with regards to its Carioca cousin, included in this will be the choro regionais led by violonistas (acoustic guitarists) in the northeast, while in Rio, flutists and mandolinists will be the local leaders. Being released to Jacob perform Bandolim, João Dias frequently sent him tapes of chorõha sido of Pernambuco. In Oct 1959, João Dias collected great brands of northeastern choro in his car and going southeast: Dona Ceça (Conceição Dias, Dias’s wife and exceptional violonista), the violonista Zé perform Carmo (along with his wife), the mandolinist Rossini Ferreira, and violonista Canhoto da Em fun??o deíba. The visit to Rio, which got five times, was quite hard; but at every night, when the retinue ceased to rest, they arranged a roda de choro (choro get-together) which continued to be unforgettable in those metropolitan areas (included in this, Feira de Santana, Governador Valadares and Macaé). Arriving in Jacob perform Bandolim’s house, these were saluted using a big roda de choro, where lots of the greatest Carioca chorõha sido (choro players) had been present. That was the start of the careers from the Pernambucan chorõha sido on Rio’s radios and saving businesses and of the writing of mutual affects with the chorõha sido of both locations, which was extremely important for the introduction of the genre.

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