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Jazz Musician of the Day: Airto Moreira

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Airto Moreira
All About Jazz is celebrating Airto Moreira's birthday today!

Airto Moreira made an immediate impact on the American jazz scene by being the first Brazilian percussionist to be playing a lot of different instruments at the same time. He brought them all together with an avant-garde, progressive sensibility, and revolutionized the role of percussion, both in jazz and popular music. After him it was a wave, and he was at the forefront with his work with Miles, Weather Report, and Return to Forever... Read more.

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2004
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Life After That
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2003
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Fingers
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2002
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Really Real Classics...
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2000
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Free
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2000
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Homeless
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2000
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saxophone
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flute
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guitar, acoustic
Ray Barretto Ray Barretto
congas
Eumir Deodato Eumir Deodato
keyboard
Baden Powell Baden Powell
guitar, acoustic
Xavier Cugat Xavier Cugat
composer/conductor
Flora Purim Flora Purim
vocalist
Diego Urcola Diego Urcola
trumpet
Cyro Baptista Cyro Baptista
percussion

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