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Laurindo Almeida

Brazilian guitarist and composer

Laurindo Almeida

Brazilian guitarist and composer
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birthday
2nd
September, 1917
Death
26th
July, 1995
Birth Place
S o Paulo, Brazil
Birth Sign
virgo
Biography

Laurindo Almeida (September 2, 1917 – July 26, 1995) was a Brazilian guitarist and composer in classical, jazz, and Latin music. He and Bud Shank were pioneers in the creation of bossa nova. Almeida was the first guitarist to receive Grammy Awards for both classical and jazz performances. His discography encompasses more than a hundred recordings over five decades.

instruments played
Guitar
Associated Acts

Salli Terri Bud Shank Stan Kenton Modern Jazz Quartet

Birth Name

Laurindo Jos de Araujo Almeida Nobrega Neto

Genres

Classical, jazz, bossa nova

Labels

World Pacific, Capitol

Years Active

1930s 1995

Name

Laurindo Almeida

Nationality

Brazil

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