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Almir Sater

Almir Sater began unpretentiously within the ’80s inside a genre despised by media, the caipira (hillbilly) music, from sheer passion. Getting an achieved violeiro (participant from the viola caipira, the ten-string Brazilian device carried out upcountry) soloist, loved crescent achievement in the complete nation. His doleful compositions and interpretations for …

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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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Marinês

The very first woman to create a forro group, Marinês had gold records having a Dama perform Nordeste and Bate Coração, two of her 30 albums. A few of her strikes are “Peba na Pimenta,” “Pisa na Fulô,” “Xaxado da Em virtude deíba,” “Velho Ditado,” “Mais Um Pau-de-Arara,” “Balanço da …

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Luiz Gonzaga

It really is rare that somebody who features nominally being a folklorist or music historian becomes a celebrated performer, but a single significant exception to the rule may be the great Luiz Gonzaga. Colorfully attired (his most well-known fashion accessory getting his tasseled head wear), and nude without his accordion, …

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Jorge de Altinho

Jorge de Altinho has already established success with northeastern designs, has recorded a lot more than 26 albums, and it has received a platinum record for the LP Calor de Verão, proof his success beyond the frontiers of his area. His biggest strikes are “Nem Ligue,” “Cariri,” “Doido Pra Vadiar,” …

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Dominguinhos

Dominguinhos has already established success like a musician, both single so when a sideman for consecrated performers want Luís Gonzaga, Caetano Veloso, Gilberto Gil, Gal Costa, and Maria Bethânia. Being a composer, Dominguinhos provides produced strikes recorded by serves like Maria Bethânia, Gilberto Gil, Chico Buarque, Elba Ramalho, and Fagner. …

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Jacob Do Bandolim

Jacob carry out Bandolim is among the initial names in the annals from the choro genre. A significant and devoted musician, he instilled a higher degree of professionalism and reliability in the typically calm music — even though he was under no circumstances a specialist himself (he produced a living …

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Teca Calazans

Concerned with problems with respect to authenticity and folklore research, Teca Calazans also offers had observed activity both as performer and composer, having documented functions by Villa-Lobos, Pixinguinha, and old-time sambistas. Her compositions have already been documented by Milton Nascimento, Gal Costa, and Nara Leão. Calazans documented her first recording …

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Teca & Ricardo

This duo was formed by Teca Calazans and Ricardo Vilas in France, where they lived from 1969 to 1979; they documented seven albums. Energetic from 1971 to 1981, the duo performed in a number of Europe, divulging Brazilian well-known and folkloric musics. Jardin Exotique (1979) included Cartola’s “Tive Sim” using …

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Sivuca

Noted composer, arranger, and accordionist, Sivuca created a very effective worldwide single career following having performed with Baden Powell, Toots Thielemans, Chiquinho do Acordeon, Radamés Gnattali, Rosinha de Valença, Waldir Azevedo, Harry Belafonte, and Miriam Makeba, among numerous others. Being a composer, Sivuca had written the classics “Adeus, Maria Fulô” …

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