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Gal Costa - 100% match to Elis Regina

Genres: World Music Music Videos & Concerts Jazz Latin
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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

Maria Bethânia - 86% match to Elis Regina

Genres: Latin
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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

Caetano Veloso - 74% match to Elis Regina

Genres: World Music World Music Documentaries Jazz Latin Music Videos & Concerts
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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

Gilberto Gil - 62% match to Elis Regina

Genres: World Music Latin Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock World Music Jazz
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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

Milton Nascimento - 56% match to Elis Regina

Genres: World Music Jazz Music Videos & Concerts
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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

Maysa - 55% match to Elis Regina

Genres: R&B / Soul Jazz Latin World Music Holiday & Seasonal
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Toquinho - 52% match to Elis Regina

Genres: Latin World Music
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Luiz Melodia - 48% match to Elis Regina

Genres: Latin
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João Gilberto - 43% match to Elis Regina

Genres: Jazz Latin World Music
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10 June 1931, Juazeiro, Brazil. The Gilberto name is utterly synonymous with bossa nova: the light, melodic, samba-based musical hybrid that swept America and the rest of the world in the mid-60s. Guitarist/vocalist/composer João Gilberto grew up interested in Brazilian samba, absorbing the traditional rhythms and melodies, but became seduced by jazz - the other ingre Read more

Antônio Carlos Jobim - 42% match to Elis Regina

Genres: Latin Jazz World Music Music Videos & Concerts Foreign Films Vocals Action & Adventure Jazz Pop / Rock Soundtracks Latin
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Jorge Ben - 40% match to Elis Regina

Genres: Jazz
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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

Baden Powell - 39% match to Elis Regina

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

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