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Moods: Instrumental Jazz: Latin Jazz Moods: Type: Instrumental Latin: Brazilian Jazz Brazilian: Baião

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Antonio Adolfo

Antonio Adolfo grew up in a musical family in Rio de Janeiro (his mother was a violinist in the Brazilian Symphony Orchestra), and began his studies at the age of seven. At seventeen he was already a professional musician. His teachers include Eumir Deodato and the great Nadia Boulanger in Paris. During the 60's he led his own trio and toured with singers Elis Regina and Milton Nascimento. Adolfo wrote tunes that gained great success and have been recorded by such artists as Sérgio Mendes, Stevie Wonder, Herb Alpert, Earl Klugh, Dionne Warwick, and others. He won International Song Contests on two occasions. As a musician and arranger he has worked with some of the most representative Brazilian names, besides having released more than 25 albums under his name. In 1985 Mr. Adolfo created his own school in Rio, Brazil. His recent studio recording, Lá e Cá/Here and There, follows in the footsteps of his 2007 live recording Antonio Adolfo e Carol Saboya Ao Vivo/ Live. Antonio Adolfo's recent awarded album Chora Baiao focuses on the works of Brazilian Composers Guinga and Chico Buarque and on the musical styles Choro and Baiao. In 2013 he released an instrumental album Finas Misturas and now, 2014, Antonio Adolfo is releasing his Rio, Choro, Jazz... album, a tribute to the legendary Brazilian pianist and composer Ernesto Nazareth.