Naná Vasconcelos
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1944-08-02
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Naná Vasconcelos (born August 2, 1944) is a Brazilian Latin jazz percussionist, vocalist and berimbau player, most notable for his works with Pat Metheny, Don Cherry, Egberto Gismonti, and Gato Barbieri. Vasconcelos was born in Recife. Beginning from 1967 he joined ...

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Vozes (Saudades)
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Vozes (Saudades) Vozes (Saudades) Vozes (Saudades) Vozes (Saudades)
Naná Vasconcelos
Paleto
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Paleto Paleto Paleto Paleto
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Vozes
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Pinote
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Pinote Pinote Pinote Pinote
Jon Hassell & Brian Eno
Chemistry
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Chemistry Chemistry Chemistry Chemistry
Naná Vasconcelos
Plum Blossom
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Naná Vasconcelos & Naná Vasconcelos
Berimbando
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Berimbando Berimbando Berimbando Berimbando
Jon Hassell / Brian Eno, Jon Hassell, Brian Eno, Naná Vasconcelos & Aïyb Dieng
Delta Rain Dream
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Delta Rain Dream

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Jon Hassell / Brian Eno, Jon Hassell, Brian Eno, Naná Vasconcelos & Aïyb Dieng
Naná Vasconcelos & Naná Vasconcelos
Terráqueos - Vida - Bushdance
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Terráqueos - Vida - Bushdance Terráqueos - Vida - Bushdance Terráqueos - Vida - Bushdance Terráqueos - Vida - Bushdance
Naná Vasconcelos & Naná Vasconcelos
Nizinga
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Nizinga Nizinga Nizinga Nizinga
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Clementina
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Clementina Clementina Clementina Clementina
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Vida Bush Dance
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Vida Bush Dance Vida Bush Dance Vida Bush Dance Vida Bush Dance
Naná Vasconcelos
Roda Moinho
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Biography

Naná Vasconcelos (born August 2, 1944) is a Brazilian Latin jazz percussionist, vocalist and berimbau player, most notable for his works with Pat Metheny, Don Cherry, Egberto Gismonti, and Gato Barbieri.

Vasconcelos was born in Recife. Beginning from 1967 he joined many artists' works as a percussionist. Among his many collaborations, he contributed to four Jon Hassell albums from 1976 to 1980 (including Possible Musics by B. Eno and Hassell), and later to several Pat Metheny Group works and Jan Garbarek concerts from early 1980s to early 1990s. In 1984 he appeared on the Pierre Favre album Singing Drums along with Paul Motian. He also appears on Arild Andersen's album If You Look Far Enough with Ralph Towner.

He formed a group named Codona with Don Cherry and Collin Walcott, which released three albums in 1978, 1980 and 1982.

In 1981 he performed at the Woodstock Jazz Festival, held in celebration of the tenth anniversary of the Creative Music Studio. In 1998, Vasconcelos contributed "Luz De Candeeiro" to the AIDS benefit compilation album Onda Sonora: Red Hot + Lisbon produced by the Red Hot Organization.

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