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Laurindo Almeida & The Bossa Nova Allstars

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b. 2 Sept 1917, Prainha, São Paulo, Brazil, d. 26 July 1995, Truck Nuys, California, USA. A fluent and competent musician, well-known in his indigenous country being a traditional Spanish guitarist, Almeida visited the USA within the 40s to operate in film and tv studios. His jazz function was first broadly exposed throughout a spell with Stan Kenton in the past due 40s. Although carrying on his film and tv function, Almeida also required many possibilities to play jazz, becoming a member of causes with bass participant Harry Babasin, altoist Bud Shank and drummer Roy Harte in 1953. The task of the group anticipated lots of the hallmarks from the bossa nova trend that came a couple of years later on. In 1974, Almeida obtained further gratitude when he was teamed with bass participant Ray Dark brown, drummer Chuck Flores and Shank to create the L.A. 4. Information by this group, with Flores changed successively by Shelly Manne and Jeff Hamilton, and later on teamings with Shank in duo shows along with fellow guitarists Larry Coryell and Charlie Byrd, showcased the unique style that arranged Almeida’s work in addition to the mainstream of jazz acoustic guitar. During his profession Almeida received Grammy honours in 1959 for his overall performance on Danzas, and the next 12 months for The Spanish Guitars Of Laurindo Almeida and Discussions With YOUR GUITAR. In 1961, he obtained two even more with Discantos and Reverie For Spanish Guitars, and in 1962 further honours with nominations for Viva Bossa Nova! in the very best Overall performance By An Orchestra For Dance and Greatest Jazz Performance groups along with a third nomination using the Romantic Bach (Greatest Classical overall performance). In 1964, the recording Acoustic guitar From Ipanema received the Grammy for Greatest Instrumental Jazz Overall performance, and in 1972 he was nominated to discover the best Soloist award using the Artwork Of Laurindo Almeida.

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Full Name Laurindo Almeida & The Bossa Nova All Stars
Music Songs Summer 2017, Sexy Music, That Warm Feeling, Peaceful Karma, Softly Played, Washing Away, Always Peaceful, Strobe Night, Romance for Relaxation, Rolling Dusk, Flowers That Bloom, Sessions by the Fireside, Mind Boost, Cloud Harmony, Streams and Lakes, Stress-Free Melody, Evening Lullabies, Girl From Ipanema, New Chill, Peaceful Ambience, Play with the Music, Take my Hand, Eternal Peace, Night-Time Memories, Echoes of Destiny, Wandering Minds, Kokomo, Across the Ages, This Is How Far We'll Go, Sex Songs for Private Party, Crazy Deja Vu, Another Brick in the Wall
Albums Brazilian Nights: Breezy Sambas and Chilled Beach Beats, Chillout, Vol. 5, Winter Hill Records, Melodies Emotions (Timeless & Marvelous Beats), Oxygen Bar Chill Out - Ambient Lounge Music Cafè Relaxation Collection, The Bob Marley Intense Journey, Chill Out Café Ambient Lounge Bar: Chillout Music del Mar and Buddha Ambient Music Relax, Bossa Lounge: Chilled Relaxing Sounds of Brazil, We All Need to Chill Out, Vol. 1 (Relaxing Chillout Lounge Music), The Elton John Intense Journey, Licence to Chill – Kamasutra Café Ambient Lounge Bar Music, Chillout del Mar and Buddha Chill Out Relaxation, Beach Dreams, The Santana Intense Journey, Días de Relax, Ibiza Chillout Music – Party Hard, Buddga Lounge, Bar Music, Music to Chill Out, Paradise Island Relaxation, Feelings and Emotions - Lounge Chill Helande Musik för Fitness Semester och Romantisk Middag, Greatest Chill Out Music Collection - Guitar Lounge Music Deluxe Selection, Chillout, Vol. 3, Wish You Were Here - Pink Floyd meets Chill-Out, Beach House: Sexy Summer Grooves, Lounge Music (Pool Chillout), Coffe Lounge – Cafe del House, Sunshine Deep House, Chillout Music, Chillout Symphony 1, Open Water Session, The Best Chillout Mix - Relax Ambient Music and Wonderful Lounge Instrumental Chillout Music, Cafe Santorini - Chillout Music and Lounge Music, The Simply Red Intense Journey, Oriental Chill Out Music, The Tina Turner Intense Journey, Classical Chill Out, Chillout, Vol. 4, Chillax, Big Jazz Chillout, Chill out Playlist, Cafe Lounge Ibiza Chillout, Lounge, Chillout Vol. 2, Chill Out, Top 40 Chillout Hits – Just Dance with Electronic Music, Best Pop Hits & Lounge Music, Chill Out Café, Relax Music, Just Chill with Zen Music Relaxation, The Bee Gees Intense Journey, The Sade Intense Journey, Chillout Jazz, Chillout Cafe 2014, Samba Nights: Smooth Jazz for Latin Lovers, The Coldplay Intense Journey, Melodies Emotions, Vol. 2 (Timeless & Marvelous Beats), Chillout, The Pink Floyd Intense Journey, The U2 Intense Journey, Chillout 3, 30 Ibiza DJ Dance Party Club Anthems, Vol. 1

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