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Flora Purim

Inspired by both traditional Brazilian singers as well as the improvisations of American jazz divas like Ella Fitzgerald and Sarah Vaughan, Flora Purim was perhaps one of the most adventurous singers from the 1970s. After conference and marrying her hubby, percussionist Airto Moreira, within their indigenous Brazil, Purim transferred with …

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Carmen Costa

Effective interpreter of carnival marchinhas as well as other genres, Carmen Costa also participated in a number of films and in the Bossa Nova Festival in Carnegie Hall in 1962. Around 1935 she shifted to Rio de Janeiro where she began to participate in newbie shows in a number of …

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Eden Atwood

An excellent interpreter of lyrics, Eden Atwood began her jazz profession with some excellent recordings for Concord. Elevated in Montana, Atwood researched theatre and musical theatre at university but became thinking about jazz, with 19 she started performing locally. Although she worked well like a model and an celebrity, Atwood …

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Dom Um Romão

Dom Um Romão can be an original stylist from the drums, a musical instrument in which the guy can evoke noises of character, adding much-appreciated overtones by the countless performers to whom he continues to be associated. He also offers created an expressive single discography. Dom Um Romão became a …

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Carlinhos Brown

Privileged percussionist Carlinhos Brownish also discovered his way like a composer and vocalist, displaying all his musical virtues in a number of albums that have been released following 1996’s Alfagamabetizado. He has already established over 200 of his tracks documented by many interpreters like Marisa Monte (“Segue o Seco,” “Maria …

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Eliane Elias

The classical tradition meets the spontaneity of jazz with the virtuosic playing of Brazil-born and New York-based pianist Eliane Elias. A previous person in jazz ensemble Techniques Ahead, Elias provides continuing to explore two distinctive musical channels through her single recordings and her shows because the mid-’80s. In 1993 she …

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Carlos Goméz

Having started composing young, Gomes next came into the conservatory of music in Rio de Janeiro. He was attracted to opera which was reinforced in the conservatory. Gomes experienced his very best successes with this moderate. Influenced from the functions of Rossini, Verdi, Bellini and Donizetti, the majority of his …

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Carlos Barbosa-Lima

Carlos Barbosa-Lima is definitely a masterful interpreter of an array of melodic music. An excellent acoustic guitarist, Barbosa-Lima provides flavor and feeling to functions that range between Gershwin to Bach, Jobim to Debussy. But not an improviser, Barbosa-Lima continues to be featured on a thorough group of recordings for Concord’s …

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Altemar Dutra

Self-taught singer Altemar Dutra enjoyed great achievement in Brazil, Latin America, as well as the U.S. as an interpreter of Latin passionate songs in a number of genres. He offers recorded many albums, a few of that have been released internationally. He shifted to Colatina, Espírito Santo, along with his …

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Slava Grigoryan

Slava Grigoryan can be an award-winning classical guitarist of Armenian descent. He was created in Kazakhstan in 1976, and emigrated along with his violinist parents Eduard and Irina Grigoryan and his youthful sibling Leonard to Melbourne, Australia. Slava and Leonard (aka the Grigoryan Brothers) started their guitar research at young …

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