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Gilberto Gil - 71% match to Carlinhos Brown

Genres: Jazz Latin Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock 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

Maria Bethânia - 68% match to Carlinhos Brown

Genres: World Music
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Maria Bethânia Viana Tellas Veloso, 18 June 1946, Santa Amaro de Purificação, Bahia, Brazil. Born into a musical family, her brother is Caetano Veloso , Maria sang from an early age. From her early teens she was raised in Salvador where she began performing as an actress and singer. At the age of 16 she sang in Nelson Rodrigues’ musical Boca De Ouro Read more

Gal Costa - 54% 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

Sergio Mendes - 53% match to Carlinhos Brown

Genres: Easy Listening Jazz Latin World Music
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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11 February 1941, Niteroi, Brazil. A pianist, composer, arranger and band leader, who is indelibly identified with the bossa nova boom of 60s. After touring North America with his own quintet, Mendes settled there late in 1964, and worked on recordings with Antonio Carlos Jobim and Art Farmer. He founded Brasil ’65, which later evolved into Brasil ’66, a two women- Read more

Milton Nascimento - 52% match to Carlinhos Brown

Genres: Jazz Latin World Music
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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26 October 1942, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Singer-songwriter Nascimento draws much of his inspiration from Brazil’s Portuguese heritage, where even the jolliest tune can be counted on to contain more than a frisson of melancholy. His biggest successes, both at home and abroad, came in the 70s with Milagre Dos Peixes (1973, re-released in the UK in 1990) and Milton (1977 Read more

Caetano Veloso - 50% 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

Seu Jorge - 48% match to Carlinhos Brown

Genres: Latin Pop / Rock R&B / Soul World Music
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Jorge Mário da Silva, 8 June 1970, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Internationally acclaimed singer-songwriter, composer and actor Seu Jorge was raised in the slums of Rio, an upbringing he has referenced in both his music and film work. Abandoned to the streets at an early age, he survived by cleaning sidewalks and sleeping rough. His life turned around when a stranger gave Read more

Simone - 47% match to Carlinhos Brown

Genres: Latin Vocals World Music
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Jorge Ben - 44% match to Carlinhos Brown

Genres: Latin World Music
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Jorge Duilio Lima Menezes, 22 March 1942, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Singer-songwriter and guitarist Ben’s self-taught technique involves a highly skilled and fluent adaptation of samba with conventional western pop. He is often considered to be one of the finest exponents of MPB (Musica Popular Brasileira), a term that acknowledges the continuing evolution of Brazilian mu Read more


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