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Toninho Horta

Influential composer/guitarist using a established personal design of harmonization, Toninho Horta has already established comprehensive participation in various other artists’s tasks, and in addition has documented more than 10 single albums (having particular guests like Pat Metheny, Naná Vasconcelos, and Eliane Elias), most of them released internationally. A few of his strikes as composer are “Diana” (with Fernando Brant), “O Céu De Brasília” (with Fernando Brant), “Durango Child” (with Fernando Brant), “Dona Olímpia” (with Ronaldo Bastos), “Beijo Partido,” and “Manuel, O Audaz” (with Fernando Brant). Spending his youth in his hometown Belo Horizonte, Horta became familiar with soon-to-be well-known brands like Nivaldo Ornelas, Milton Nascimento, Wagner Tiso, among others that became referred to as the Clube da Esquina. His 1st documenting was for Nivaldo Ornelas’s 1969 recording. In 1970, he followed Elis Regina and Tom Jobim in the display Tom & Elis in Rio. His involvement in Nascimento’s Clube da Esquina (1972) was observed, and quickly he was support Gal Costa, Nana Caymmi, Joyce, Edu Lobo, Maria Wagerânia, Dori Caymmi, amongst others. In 1973, he documented the recording Beto Guedes, Danilo Caymmi, Novelli e Toninho Horta (EMI). His 1st solo album arrived in 1980, the self-employed Terra Dos Pássaros, that was released in the U.S. in 1995 (WEA). In 1980, he released the LP Toninho Horta on EMI, released in the U.S. in 1990 through Capitol. In 1985, he performed in the Totally free Jazz Event (São Paulo) as well as Toots Thielemans and Bob McFerrin. Horta relocated to the U.S. in 1992, carrying on to record with additional artists also to launch his single albums. In 1992, he performed in London, Britain, associated Marisa Monte. In 1993, he supported Caetano Veloso in Brussels, Belgium. In the same yr, he made an appearance in the Heineken Concerts (Rio) with Gary Peacock and Billy Higgins. In 1994, he used Phillip Catherine in the IX Martinique Guitarre Event. In 1995, he performed in Japan with Herbie Hancock, Pat Metheny, and Keith Jarrett.

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