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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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Trio Madeira Brasil

Worried about the virtuosic, harmonic, and melodically wealthy renovation from the choro genre, pursuing in the actions from the Camerata Carioca and of Radamés Gnattali’s teachings, the Trio Madeira Brasil intersperses classic music (becoming symptomatic the obvious lack of the pandeiro or any additional rhythmic instrument within the group’s formation) …

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Los Índios Tabajaras

Certainly probably the most uncommon duo of Brazilian artists to truly have a solid international career, Los Índios Tabajaras was formed with the brothers Antenor Moreyra Lima (Muçaperê) and Natalício Moreyra Lima (Erundi). Within the U.S. that they had achievement in the first ’70s with “Sakura-Sakura,” and their biggest strike …

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Marlui Miranda

Marlui Miranda can be an accomplished musician with a big curriculum of study for the music from the Indians of North Brazil acknowledged internationally. An associate of Pau Brasil since 1996, she’s got her compositions documented by Sá é Guarabyra, Ney Matogrosso, along with other artists. She’s also worked well …

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Inezita Barroso

Mixed up in artistic picture since 1950, Inezita Barroso continues to be extremely popular today. A fighter for the reason for “caipira” (hillbilly) music, she’s documented over 80 albums plus some memorable classics. Since 1980, she’s hosted the countrywide display Viola, Minha Viola for Television Cultura (São Paulo), where she …

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