Waldir Azevedo
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Waldir Azevedo was the most successful composer and musician of the genre choro, and maybe of all Brazilian music, in relative terms. A pioneer in the exploration of the instrument cavaquinho, his themes, simple and communicative, always succeeded in capturing the attention of listeners. Azevedo recorded 132 compositions in diverse genres, 50 78s, and 20 LP's (including one shared with his rival Jacob do Bandolim). His songs were also recorded in Japan, Germany, and the U.S.A., ... Read more

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