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Helena Meirelles

Helena Meirelles was created on a plantation in the center from the hinterlands from the condition of Mato Grosso carry out Sul. The pictures familiar to her since she was a kid had been of rural employees, the regular of raising huge herds of cattle, as well as the violeiros …

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Renato Piau

Renato Piau, author of around 80 tracks recorded by many Brazilian interpreters like Luís Melodia, Tim Maia, and Cássia Eller, moved to Rio de Janeiro in the first ’70s, invited by poet Torquato Neto, with whom he wrote many tracks. As a power and acoustic guitarist, Piau offers supported MPB …

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Marcos Suzano

Having being truly a rock and roll buff in his teens, Marcos Suzano later on uncovered Brazilian percussion, having taken the surdo, the cuíca, and lastly, the pandeiro. He’s now considered perhaps one of the most innovative percussionists of Brazilian pop. A sideman for Gilberto Gil, Zé Kéti, Aquarela Carioca …

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Egberto Gismonti

Egberto Gismonti is world-renowned being a multi-instrumentalist and composer. He was profoundly inspired by Brazilian professional Heitor Villa-Lobos, his functions reflecting the musical variety of Brazil. In the Amazon Indians’ batuque towards the Carioca samba and choro, with the Northeastern frevo, baião, and forró, Gismonti catches the true fact from …

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Grupo de Capoeira Angola Pelourinho

A Brazilian group which uses Capoeira Angola — a warrior’s video game steeped in music and dance customs — as a car for sociopolitical reform as well as the preservation of Afro-Brazilian lifestyle. By 1995, Grupo de Capoeira Angola Pelourinho got set up offices in NY, Washington D.C., and Rio …

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Cyro Baptista

Completed musician Cyro Baptista provides played the entire selection of percussion instruments from his indigenous Brazil, in addition to a great many other world music instruments. Structured out of NY, he arrived on the Paquito d’Rivera discharge, on John Zorn’s film functions within the middle-’80s, and he continuing to seem …

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Agua de Moringa

Modern choro instrumental group shaped by musicians from the Condition University or college of Rio de Janeiro (Uni-Rio) in 1989, the Água de Moringa was quickly named an innovative and solidly ready choro group occupying an absolute position within the modernization from the idiom. Experienced accompanists of rootsy sambistas, each …

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Forro in the Dark

Upgrading a beloved traditional musical design for the wider modern audience is really a tricky proposition. Move too far and something runs the chance of offering the weakened simulacrum that merely adds several semi-exotic musical idioms into secure, bland American pop music. Don’t move far enough and something is trapped …

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Pedro Luis

Pedro Luís was acknowledged within the mid-’90s as a fresh skill in Brazilian pop music, getting rap, funk, and hip-hop affects to samba and maracatu. His music had been documented by Fernanda Abreu (“Tudo Vale a Pena”), Ney Matogrosso (“Fazê o quê?” and “Miséria no Japão,” contained in Olhos de …

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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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