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Sidney Miller

Sidney Miller was an extraordinary author of some jewels (recorded simply by several important performers) who by no means aroused a larger interest from your recording industry regardless of having been an extremely popular artist in historic celebrations. His compositions have already been documented by Nara Leão, MPB-4, Quarteto em Cy, Caetano Veloso, Alaíde Costa, and Gal Costa. A self-taught composer, his 1st samba (with Zé Keti and Paulo Tiago), “Queixa,” received 4th place at Television Excelsior’s I FMPB (São Paulo, SP, 1965), interpreted by Ciro Monteiro. In 1966, Nara Leão pioneered, documenting unfamiliar sambistas (who be popular) like him and Paulinho da Viola, Chico Buarque, and Jards Macalé on her behalf Nara Pede Passagem. The very first LP by Caetano Veloso and Gal Costa, Domingo, experienced his “Maria Joana.” For the reason that 12 months, Sidney became a member of a historic reunion at Sérgio Ricardo’s house, where Gil and Caetano attempted to convince him, Edu Lobo, Dori Caymmi, Chico Buarque, Francis Hime, Paulinho da Viola, Torquato Neto, and Capinam to become listed on the Tropicalia motion. In 1967, his “A Estrada e o Violeiro” was granted for Greatest Lyrics at Television Record’s III FMPB, defended by Nara Leão and Miller. Within the same 12 months, he documented his 1st LP, Sidney Miller (Elenco), which experienced “A Estrada e o Violeiro” (with Nara Leão), “Maria Joana,” “Marré-de-Cy,” “Argumento,” “O Circo,” “Menina da Agulha,” and “Pede Passagem,” amongst others. Miller also published tunes for the play Industry conta Tiradentes (Augusto Boal/Gianfrancesco Guarnieri), which also experienced music by Caetano Veloso and Gilberto Gil. The recording was documented by Nara Leão for the Cia. Brasileira de Discos in 1967 experienced “Maria Joana,” “O Circo,” and “Passa Passa Gavião.” In 1968, he created João de Barros’ display Yes, nós Temos Braguinha, and Marlene’s come back display, Carnavália. That 12 months, he also won 1st place in the Event de Juiz de Fora MG, with “Sem Assunto” (documented by two people into the future Quarteto em Cy, Cybele and Cylene). Also in 1968, he documented his second LP for Elenco, Brasil, perform Guarani ao Guaraná. Those had been the Tropicalia moments and this function is seriously Tropicalia-influenced, situation that produced him afterwards criticize this function. In 1969, he had written the soundtrack of Paulo Tiago’s film Senhores da Terra, took component in the present Alice no País perform Divino Maravilhoso, created Nara Leão’s record Coisas Desse Mundo (Philips), and created her present on the Sucata nightclub (Rio). In 1971, he had written the soundtrack for Haroldo Marinho Barbosa’s film Vida de Artista. Another season, he had written music for the enjoy Por Mares Nunca Dantes Navegados by Orlando Miranda. In 1973, he had written the soundtrack of Ovelha Negra, a film by Haroldo Marinho Barbosa, as well as the music for the play A Torre em Concurso by Joaquim Manuel de Macedo. In 1974, he documented the LP Línguas de Fogo (Som Livre), with “Cicatrizes,” “Um dia Qualquer,” “Línguas de Fogo,” “Dos Anjos,” “Alô,” “Pala-Palavra,” among others. The posthumous LP released by Funarte within the ’80s (no time stated), Sidney Miller, brought “Maria Joana,” “Nós operating-system Foliõha sido,” “O Circo,” “Menina da Agulha” (interpreted by Zé Luiz and Alaíde Costa), “Paisagem Sobre Valsa” (Alaíde Costa), “Pois é, Prá Quê?” (Zezé Gonzaga, Alaíde Costa, and Zé Luiz), and “A Estrada e o Violeiro” (Sidney Miller and Nara Leão). Paulinho da Viola included “Nós, operating-system Foliõha sido” on his 1982 LP A Toda Hora Rola uma História. MPB-4 documented “Pois é, pra Quê?” and “Meu Violão.” Jointly, Quarteto em Cy and MPB-4 also documented “A Estrada e o Violeiro.” Sidney Miller includes a tune and his name cobbled in to the sidewalk of Vila Isabel, Rio, as well as Noel Rosa.

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