Joel De Almeida

Joel De Almeida

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Joel de Almeida recorded his first sambas at the Casa Edison in Rio de Janeiro in 1932. In the next year, he formed with Gaúcho the highly successful duo Joel e Gaúcho, which had its best phase until 1947. In 1946, he recorded a solo album with the sambas "Promessa" (Jaime de Carvalho) and "Trabalhar Eu Não" (Aníbal de Almeida). In the next year, the duo was touring Argentina when it dissolved, with Joel remaining in Buenos Aires performing solo acts. In 1951, he recorded his sa... Read more

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