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Marco Pereira

Marco Pereira can be an internationally renowned Brazilian composer, guitarist, and college or university teacher. His compositional function and playing — highly inspired by Brazilian, Latin American, and jazz music — have already been awarded in essential international contests such as for example Spain’s Concurso Andrés Segóvia in Palma de …

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Miltinho Edilberto

Miltinho Edilberto, a celebrated person in the brand new generation of Brazilian viola players that has being praised by Xangai, Elomar and Renato Teixeira, was created on the farm in upstate São Paulo, near to the border from the Mato Grosso do Sul condition. Along with his 10-string electric guitar …

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Renato Teixeira

Renato Teixeira can be an urban composer who discovered rather past due the bucolic enchantments from the “caipira” (hillbilly) world, endeavoring to bring the genre to a more substantial audience. His melody “Romaria” was documented by Elis Regina, Richard Clayderman, Chitãozinho e Xororó, Sérgio Reis, Leandro e Leonardo, Inezita Barroso, …

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Roberta Miranda

Roberta Miranda is an extremely successful singer/composer focused on the sertanejo/brega/intimate repertory, designs that prior to the ’90s would reach basically a big upcountry/lower-income market, but from then on decade in addition, it took the urban middle/affluent classes by assault. A few of her strikes are “Sua Majestade, o Sabiá,” …

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Renato Borghetti

Renato Borghetti is a distinctive case of the instrumentalist from an area almost disregarded from the mainstream music market in Brazil. However, he gained nationwide and international acknowledgement from his peers and well-known success at exactly the same time, carrying out instrumental music highly linked to his origins and spiced …

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Elza Soares

Owner of a unique, harsh tone of voice (even though taking into consideration the conspicuous Armstrong mannerisms), Elza Soares is among the most swinging samba performers. Having made an appearance in 1959 using the samba “Se Acaso Você Chegasse,” Soares constantly experienced her artistic profession challenging by her personal existence, …

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Oswaldinho Do Acordeon

Greatly influenced simply by Luiz Gonzaga yet a significant talent in his own best, accordion player Oswaldinho do Accordeon is among Brazil’s masters of forró–a extremely energetic, accordion-dominated trend that is associated mainly with Brazil’s Northeastern region. However the instrumentalist, whose titles means “Small Oswald from the Accordion,” isn’t from …

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Maurício Carrilho

Maurício Carrilho can be an essential name in modern choro. He spent some time working as an arranger and/or musician for performers like Elizeth Cardoso, Nara Leão, Altamiro Carrilho, Francis Hime, Chico Buarque, Paulinho da Viola, Teca Calazans, and Chiquinho perform Acordeon. He was also the partner of poet Paulo …

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Zé Ramalho

Zé Ramalho is among the most significant pop artists to surface in Northeast within the ’70s. His primary fusion of pop music with Northeastern folklore places him within the forefront from the modern Brazilian pop picture. Composer, lyricist, and vocalist, has his large popularity confirmed within the advancement of his …

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Roberto Corrêa

The significance of Roberto Corrêa to Brazilian folk music derives not merely from his virtuosity on the ten-string viola (unlike the bowed homonymous instrument, that one has usually five doubled/octaved strings that must definitely be handpicked or plucked), but additionally from his important role being a researcher and promoter from …

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