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Daniela Mercury - 83% match to Carlinhos Brown

Genres: Latin World Music
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Daniela Mercuri De Almeida Póvoas, 28 July 1965, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil. Singer-songwriter and producer Mercury is one of the main exponents of ‘sonido bahiano’, a style that combines the Brazilian music genres ‘axé’ and ‘samba reggae’. Building upon a foundation of percussive sounds, her work delivers an exuberant mix of upbeat C Read more

Gilberto Gil - 56% match to Carlinhos Brown

Genres: Jazz Latin Music Videos & Concerts World Music
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Gilberto Passos Gil Moreira, 29 June 1942, Salvador, Brazil. Singer-songwriter Gil - also a competent accordionist, guitarist, drummer and trumpeter - joined his first group, the Desafinados, in the mid-50s, and by the start of the 60s was making a living composing jingles for television commercials. Along with Caetano Veloso, Gil was one of the leading lights of the tropica Read more

Caetano Veloso - 38% match to Carlinhos Brown

Genres: Jazz Latin Pop / Rock World Music
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Caetano Emanuel Vianna Telles Veloso, 7 August 1942, Santa Amaro da Purifacação, Bahia, Brazil. Veloso has been compared at times to Bob Dylan, John Lennon and Bob Marley - another way of saying he is a cultural icon who has managed to be both a traditionalist and a rebel, often at the same time. In the course of more than 30 years, Veloso has continuously cre Read more

Luiz Gonzaga - 32% match to Carlinhos Brown

Genres: World Music
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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13 December 1912, Caicara, Pernambuco, Brazil, d. 2 August 1989, Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil. The lively dance music of north-east Brazil known as forró was all around Gonzaga during his childhood. He became adept at this fierce and sometimes raw musical form, which has at its core the instrumentation of accordion and percussion, the latter being played chiefly on the Read more

Gal Costa - 30% match to Carlinhos Brown

Genres: Jazz Latin Pop / Rock World Music
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Maria da Graça Costa Penna Burgos, 26 September 1945, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil. Costa is the most illustrious female singer of the tropicália movement, a chameleonic performer who has been equal parts hippie, sex symbol, carnival participant and political activist. From the start of her musical career in the mid-60s, she had some pretty illustrious classmates: C Read more

Djavan - 29% match to Carlinhos Brown

Genres: R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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27 January 1949, Maceió, Alagoas, Brazil. Djavan’s marriage of traditional South American rhythms with music drawn from Africa and Europe, including rock and pop, has made him successful in North America. Indeed, his music has been named ‘South American Global Pop’ in some quarters although it retains enough ethnic flavour to please its native audience Read more

Ivan Lins - 19% match to Carlinhos Brown

Genres: Pop / Rock World Music
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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16 June 1945, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. Because Lins’ father was a graduate engineering student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Ivan was raised in both Brazil and the USA. In Brazil, he pursued his own studies and was also seriously considering a sporting career but sensed that music might offer a more fulfilling future. While growing up, he had heard and en Read more

Rosa Passos - 17% match to Carlinhos Brown

Genres: Jazz Latin
Decades Active: 1970s 1990s 2000s
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1952, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil. Raised in the heady musical atmosphere of the city of her birth, Passos studied piano from the age of three, then guitar and began singing eight years later. She started composing songs while still in her teens and over the years continued to do so, often in collaboration with lyricist Fernando de Oliveira. Indeed, Passos’ 1978 debut Recri Read more

Fernanda Porto - 15% match to Carlinhos Brown

Genres: World Music
Decades Active: 2000s
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31 December 1968, Serra Negra, São Paulo, Brazil. Porto studied classical piano, composition and music theory as well as aspects of electro technology at the Escola de Comunicações e Artes da Universidade de São Paulo. In addition to piano, she also plays saxophone, guitar and percussion. Primarily, though, she became known in her homeland for her Read more

Elis Regina - 14% match to Carlinhos Brown

Genres: Jazz Latin World Music
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Elis Regina Carvalho Costa, 17 March 1945, Porto Alegre, Brazil, d. 19 January 1982, São Paulo, Brazil. Regarded as one of the finest singers from Brazil, Elis Regina attained legendary status in her native country before her death at age 36. For nearly two decades she was among the most popular performers in Brazil, and while a fierce dedication to her profession bro Read more

Simone - 12% match to Carlinhos Brown

Genres: Vocals World Music
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