Deodato

Biography

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 Inútil Paisagem, a recording which successfully fused jazz and bossa nova and placed Deodato alongside Antonio Carlos... Read more

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jazz
funk
fusion
latin
brazilian
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