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Mario Reis

Mário Reis was one of the better interpreters of Brazilian popular music. Energetic and effective from 1928 to 1936, he helped popularize the (at that time) unidentified and genial composers from the Carioca hillsides throughout Brazil, along with his 161 interpretations documented on 82 78 rpms. From a middle-class family …

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Jorge Veiga

Jorge Veiga departed from a lifestyle of misery being a shoe-shiner and doer of little jobs to an extremely successful career being a samba singer. His area of expertise were funny Carnival sambas and sambas-de-breque where the figure from the malandro (road clever) was often central. Veiga began his creative …

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Luíz Eça

Luíz Eça was an excellent asset to Brazilian music, specifically for the bossa nova motion. An experienced, classically qualified piano participant, he could just like easily proceed from hard and swinging to calm and introspective, having created a genuine musical vocabulary combining Brazilian rhythmic custom and erudite advanced harmonies. He …

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Lúcio Alves

Lúcio Alves was an excellent interpreter of Brazilian music. Tom Jobim stated he’s “a formidable vocalist, he deserved the best well-known acclamation, but paid the price tag on being an musician before his period.” João Gilberto was a announced enthusiast of his performing interpretation and his vocal and harmonic preparations …

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Demônios Da Garoa

The Demônios da Garoa recorded 26 78 albums and, altogether, 67 singles, LPs, and CDs, enjoying massive nationwide popularity within the ’50s and ’60s having a revival in 1994. Mentioned within the 1994 release from the Guiness Publication of Records because the oldest well-known group in activity, they finished 58 …

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Leny Andrade

Producing the virtuosic and vigorous design of samba-jazz her main subject of expression, Leny Andrade obtained a good reputation like a singer and improviser, recognized by the many best musicians who’ve performed with her, such as for example Paquito D’Rivera (who considers Andrade his favorite singer), Luiz Eça, Dick Farney, …

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Johnny Alf

Johnny Alf is usually a genuine genius, unfortunately he’s also highly underestimated. He launched Brazil to a fresh way of performing, playing, and composing many years prior to the term “bossa nova” was coined. Tom Jobim, Leny Andrade, Luís Eça, Carlos Lyra, and those who arrived after experienced some Alf …

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Wanda Sá

When in 13 she enrolled in Roberto Menescal’s electric guitar academy, Wanda Sá (also called Wanda de Sah), an effective bossa nova musician, was spotted simply by Ronaldo Bôscoli and invited to seem on the applications Dois simply no Balanço (TV Excelsior) and O Fino da Bossa (TV Record). Beginning …

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Vinícius de Moraes

Vinícius de Moraes was a simple amount in Brazilian music. Being a poet, he composed lyrics for a lot of music that became all-time bossa nova and samba classics. Being a composer, he had written the right music, so when an interpreter, he remaining a number of important albums. From …

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Virginia Rodrigues

Virginia Rodrigues was an aspiring celebrity and vocalist when she caught the ear of Brazilian vocalist/songwriter Caetano Veloso. Veloso was therefore impressed by Rodrigues’ sensuous vocals that he helped her to obtain a recording contract using the Hannibal label and created her debut recording Sol Negro. Inside a 1998 interview, …

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