Airto Moreira
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Tombo in 7/4
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San Francisco River
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Flora's Song (Album Version)
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Romance Of Death
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Aluê

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Airto Moreira

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The most high-profile percussionist of the 1970s and still among the most famous, Airto Moreira (often simply known by his first name) helped make percussion an essential part of many modern jazz groups; his tambourine solos can border on the amazing. Airto originally studied guitar and piano before becoming a percussionist. He played locally in Brazil, collected and studied over 120 different percussion instruments, and in 1968 moved to the U.S. with his wife, singer Flora Puri... Read more

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