Airto Moreira
Born: 1941

Airto Moreira made an immediate impact on the American
jazz scene by being the first Brazilian percussionist to be
playing a lot of different instruments at the same time. He
brought them all together with an avant-garde, progressive
sensibility, and revolutionized the role of percussion, both in
jazz and popular music. After him it was a wave, and he was
at the forefront with his work with Miles, Weather Report,
and Return to Forever.

Airto Moreira was born in 1941 in the small village… Continue

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