Naná Vasconcelos

    Naná Vasconcelos

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    Naná Vasconcelos

    Naná Vasconcelos

    • Naná Vasconcelos

    Naná Vasconcelos

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        Nan+í Vasconcelos was one of the cluster of endlessly inventive Brazilian percussionists who changed the direction and sounds of Brazilian jazz in the post-bossa nova 1970s. Vasconcelos was an especially inventive virtuoso of the berimbau, the expressive instrument shaped like an archer's bow, and he is also adept at the odd-numbered meters (5/4, 7/4) that were used frequently in the north but not the south of Brazil. As the son of a guitarist, Vasconcelos got his start in his... Read more

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