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Azymuth - 36% match to Airto Moreira

Genres: Jazz Electronic & Ambient Funk
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Azymuth (not to be confused with Azimuth, the UK trio formed in 1977) was formed in Brazil in 1971 by José Roberto Bertrami (21 February 1946, Tatui, Brazil; piano/keyboards), Alex Malheiros (b. 19 August 1946, Niteroi, Brazil; bass), and Ivan Conti (b. 16 August 1946, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; drums - sometimes joined in his percussion duties by Aleuda). Adopting the p Read more

Tania Maria - 28% match to Airto Moreira

Genres: Latin Jazz R&B / Soul
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Correa Reis Maria, 9 May 1948, São Luis, Maranhao, Brazil. An excellent pianist, powerful singer and enchanting live performer, Tania Maria combines in her staccato vocal style the rhythmic virtues of bebop and Latin dance, with a strong commitment to spontaneity. She learned classical piano at first, discovered the work of Nat ‘King’ Cole and Oscar Peterson Read more

Deodato - 25% match to Airto Moreira

Genres: Jazz Pop / Rock Instrumental
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Eumir Deodato Almeida, 21 June 1942, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. As a child, Deodato (which translates as ‘god given’) taught himself to play keyboards and graduated to playing in local pop bands in his teens. He also worked as a session musician (keyboards, bass, guitar) before recording under his own name. His first success came in Brazil with his 1964 solo debut In& Read more

Lonnie Liston Smith - 18% match to Airto Moreira

Genres: Jazz Pop / Rock
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28 December 1940, Richmond, Virginia, USA. Not to be confused with the soul/jazz organist Lonnie Smith. Born into a very musical family, Smith seemed destined from a very early age to make music his career. His father and two brothers were all vocalists, but it was the keyboard that attracted Smith. After studying at Morgan State University, he moved to New York and immersed Read more

Herbie Mann - 17% match to Airto Moreira

Genres: Jazz Latin Pop / Rock Vocals Funk
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Herbert Jay Sololmon, 16 April 1930, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA, d. 1 July 2003, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA. After learning to play the clarinet while still a small child, Mann took up the flute. He developed his musical experience during military service. After leaving the US army, he was active in film and television studios as both performer and composer. He pl Read more

Baden Powell - 16% match to Airto Moreira

Genres: World Music Latin Pop / Rock Jazz
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6 August 1937, Varre-E-Sai, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, d. 26 September 2000, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. A legend of Brazilian guitar, Powell emerged on the cusp of the bossa nova boom, bringing new dimensions to the music by drawing on jazz and classical music, as well as the Afro-Brazilian folklore of the north-east. Named after the founder of the Boy Scouts (Powell’s family Read more

Return To Forever - 16% match to Airto Moreira

Genres: Jazz Jazz Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
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This jazz fusion group originally featured Chick Corea (Armando Anthony Corea, 12 June 1941, Chelsea, Massachusetts, USA; keyboards), Joe Farrell (b. Joseph Carl Firrantello, 16 December 1937, Chicago Heights, Illinois, USA, d. 10 January 1986, Los Angeles, California, USA; soprano saxophone/flute), Flora Purim (b. 6 March 1942, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; vocals), Stanley Cla Read more

Bobbi Humphrey - 15% match to Airto Moreira

Genres: Jazz
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Cal Tjader - 15% match to Airto Moreira

Genres: Jazz Latin Vocals
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Callen Radcliffe Tjader, 16 July 1925, St. Louis, Missouri, USA, d. 5 May 1982, Manila, Philippines. After studying formally, Tjader played drums with various bands on the west coast before joining Dave Brubeck in 1949. In the early 50s he played with Alvino Rey and also led his own small bands. By 1953, the year he joined George Shearing, he had added vibraphone and various Read more

Crusaders - 15% match to Airto Moreira

Genres: Christian & Gospel
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The Crusaders - 15% match to Airto Moreira

Genres: Jazz Music Videos & Concerts R&B / Soul Television
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This remarkably versatile group was formed in Houston, Texas, as the Swingsters. During the 50s, Wilton Felder (31 August 1940, Houston, Texas, USA; reeds), Wayne Henderson (b. 24 September 1939, Houston, Texas, USA; trombone), Joe Sample (b. 1 February 1939, Houston, Texas, USA; keyboards) and Nesbert ‘Stix’ Hooper (b. 15 August 1938, Houston, Texas, USA; drums), Read more

Antônio Carlos Jobim - 14% match to Airto Moreira

Genres: Latin Jazz Music Videos & Concerts World Music Foreign Films Action & Adventure Jazz Pop / Rock Soundtracks Vocals Latin
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Chick Corea - 14% match to Airto Moreira

Genres: Jazz Music Videos & Concerts Jazz Latin Pop / Rock Documentaries
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Armando Anthony Corea, 12 June 1941, Chelsea, Massachusetts, USA. After a very musical home environment, pianist Corea’s first notable professional engagements were in the Latin bands of Mongo Santamaría and Willie Bobo (1962-63), playing a style of music that continues to influence him today. Joining Blue Mitchell’s band in 1964, he spent two years with the Read more

George Duke - 14% match to Airto Moreira

Genres: Jazz Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Comedy Funk
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12 January 1946, San Rafael, California, USA. Duke studied the piano at school (where he ran a Les McCann -inspired Latin band) and emerged from the San Francisco Conservatory as a Bachelor of Music in 1967. From 1965-67 he was resident pianist at the Half Note, accompanying musicians such as Dizzy Gillespie and Kenny Dorham. This grounding served as a musical education for Read more

Herbie Hancock - 14% match to Airto Moreira

Genres: Jazz Music Videos & Concerts Jazz Drama Funk Pop / Rock Sci-Fi / Fantasy Action & Adventure Comedy Documentaries Electronic & Ambient Musicals & The Arts Television R&B / Soul R&B / Soul
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Herbert Jeffrey Hancock, 12 April 1940, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Growing up in a musical household, Hancock studied piano from the age of seven and gave his first public performance just two years later. Although he played classical music at his debut Hancock’s interest lay mostly in jazz. During high school and college he played in semi-professional bands and on occasio Read more

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