Brazilian pianists

Posted Oct 28, 2009
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  1. Eumir Deodato
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    Eumir Deodato

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    Eumir Deodato de Almeida (born 22 June 1942), also known as Eumir Deodato, is a Brazilian pianist, composer, record producer and arranger, primarily based in the jazz realm but who historically has been known for eclectic melding of big band and combo jazz with varied elements of rock/pop, R&B/funk, Brazilian/Latin, classical and symphonic or orchestral music.


  2. Andre Matos
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    Andre Matos

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    André Coelho Matos (born September 14, 1971) is a Brazilian vocalist, pianist and composer. He was involved in the heavy metal bands Viper, Angra and Shaaman. Since October 2006 André Matos has been dedicating his time to his solo band.


  3. Arnaldo Baptista
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    Arnaldo Baptista

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    Arnaldo Dias Baptista (born July 6, 1948 in São Paulo) is a Brazilian rock musician and composer.


  4. Ernesto Nazareth
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    Ernesto Nazareth

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    Ernesto Júlio de Nazareth (March 20, 1863 – February 5, 1934) was a Brazilian composer and pianist, especially noted for his creative Maxixe and Choro compositions. Influenced by African rhythms and many musical styles like the Lundu and the Choro, he never fully accepted this influence, refusing to give popular names to his compositions. A musician of classical training, he classified his music as "Brazilian tangos", since the Argentine tango and polka dances were considered fashionable at the time. His piano repertoire is now part of the teaching programs of both classical and popular styles, as Nazareth once served at the boundary between these two worlds.


  5. Deodato
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    Deodato

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  6. Dick Farney
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    Dick Farney

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    Dick Farney (birthname Farnésio Dutra e Silva: born November 14, 1921; died August 4, 1987) was a Brazilian pianist, pop-composer, and "crooner" popular in the 1950s.


  7. Johnny Alf
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    Johnny Alf

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    Alfredo José da Silva (May 19, 1929 – March 4, 2010), popularly known as Johnny Alf, was a Brazilian musician, sometimes known as the "Father of Bossa Nova".


  8. João Donato
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    João Donato

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    João Donato de Oliveira Neto is a Brazilian jazz and bossa nova pianist from Brazil, probably best known for his numerous albums as bandleader in the idiom. He first worked with Altamiro Carrilho, and went on to perform with other masters of the idiom such as Tom Jobim, Astrud Gilberto, as well as a host of others.


  9. Leila Pinheiro
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    Leila Pinheiro

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    Leila Pinheiro (born October 16, 1960 in Belém) is a Brazilian Bossa Nova singer, pianist and composer. Her self-titled debut album had the guest performances of Tom Jobim, João Donato, Ivan Lins, Francis Hime, and Toninho Horta, and she later went on to perform with great names such as Zimbo Trio, Pat Metheny, Baden Powell, Toquinho, and others.


  10. Francis Hime
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    Francis Hime

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    Francis Hime (Rio de Janeiro, August 31, 1939) is a composer, arranger, pianist and singer from Brazil.


  11. Túlio Mourão
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    Túlio Mourão

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    Túlio Mourão (born January 18, 1952) is a pianist and composer from Minas Gerais, Brazil.


  12. Wagner Tiso
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    Wagner Tiso

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    Wagner Tiso Veiga (born Três Pontas, 12 December 1945) is a musician, arranger, conductor, pianist and composer from Brazil.


  13. Anaya Music
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    Anaya Music

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    Anaya Music (born Tania Mara Botelho) is a National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences member and ASCAP award-winning Brazilian musician, composer and new age instrumentalist.


  14. Chiquinha Gonzaga
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    Chiquinha Gonzaga

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    Francisca Edwiges Neves Gonzaga (October 17, 1847, Rio de Janeiro – February 28, 1935, Rio de Janeiro) was a Brazilian composer, pianist and conductor.


  15. Guilherme Arantes
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    Guilherme Arantes

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    Guilherme Arantes is a Brazilian singer-songwriter and pianist. As a teenager, he was a member of the band Os Polissonantes, which also featured Brazilian actor Kadu Moliterno on bass guitar. In 1969, Arantes started the band Moto Perpétuo with fellow students from USP's architecture course. It was with Moto Perpétuo that Arantes got his first taste of touring and recording in a studio. The band split up in 1974 as Arantes wanted to pursue a more commercial, pop style of music. Arantes dropped out of university to dedicate himself to his solo career, and in 1976, his song Meu mundo e nada mais (My world and nothing more) was picked by Rede Globo to feature in the soundtrack for the telenovela Anjo Mau. The song was a hit, and Arantes toured the country for the first time. His first self-titled album was released the same year on Globo's Som Livre label. The song Cuide-se bem (Take good care) from the same record, was also picked by Globo for another telenovela, Duas Vidas. Arantes went on to write another 23 songs for Globo's telenovelas, most of which became radio hits. Besides his solo work, he has also written songs for artists such as Gang 90 & Absurdettes, Elis Regina, Marina Lima and Maria Bethânia.


  16. Edson Elias
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    Edson Elias

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    Edson Elias (Rio de Janeiro, February 11, 1947 – Paris, May 16, 2008) was a Brazilian pianist.


  17. Sonia Rubinsky
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    Sonia Rubinsky

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    Sonia Rubinsky is a Brazilian classical pianist.


  18. Beatriz Balzi
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    Beatriz Balzi

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    Beatriz Balzi (Buenos Aires 1936–2001) was a renowned Argentinean pianist, professor and musicologist specialized in contemporary Latin-American music.


  19. André Moraes
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    André Moraes

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    André Moraes (6 March 1977 in Brasília, Distrito Federal) is a Brazilian Latin Grammy-nominated musician, film director, music producer and soundtrack composer. He has worked in the entertainment industry for two decades.


  20. Flávio Venturini
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    Flávio Venturini

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    Flávio Venturini (born Flávio Hugo Venturini on July 23, 1949 - Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais) is a Brazilian singer and songwriter.


  21. Jeff Reinholds
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    Jeff Reinholds

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    Jeff Reinholds (born Jefferson Reinholds Pinto; February 4, 1978) .Is a Brazilian pianist-songwriter, musician and journalist. He has launched his first CD solo Piano Rock Symphony #1 (Article in Portuguese) with original songs in February 24, 2012.


  22. André Filho
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    André Filho

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    Antônio André de Sá Filho, known as André Filho (21 March 1906 — 2 July 1974 in Rio de Janeiro) was a Brazilian actor, violinist, mandolinist, banjo player, guitarist, pianist, composer and singer. He worked with some of Brazil's most notable performers of the 1930s including Carmen Miranda, Mário Reis and Noel Rosa.


  23. Anna Stella Schic
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    Anna Stella Schic

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    Anna Stella Schic (30 June 1925 in Campinas – 1 February 2009 in Nice) was a Brazilian pianist and author of a biography of composer Heitor Villa-Lobos.


  24. Nilson Lombardi
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    Nilson Lombardi

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    Nilson Lombardi (Sorocaba January 3, 1926 - Sorocaba, April 9, 2008) was a pianist, composer and Brazilian maestro with a vast contribution to the classical music in many countries. His compositions have also been interpreted in international recitals and recordings on disc by Eudoxia de Barros, Attilio Mastrogiovanni, Orlando Retroz, Beatriz Balzi, among others.


  25. Jocy de Oliveira
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    Jocy de Oliveira

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    Jocy de Oliveira (born 1936) is a Brazilian pianist, multimedia artist and composer.


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