Top Airto Albums
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Textures: Balkans - EP
Textures: Balkans - EP
[2017]
Samba De Flora
Samba De Flora
[2010]
Aquí Se Puede
Aquí Se Puede
[1986]
Free
Free
[1972]
Natural Feelings
Natural Feelings
[1970]
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Airto Moreira was born in 1941 in the small village of Itaiopolis - south Brasil, and was raised in Curitiba. At thirteen he became a professional musician, playing percussion, drums, and singing in local dance bands. He moved to Sao Paulo at the age of sixteen and performed regularly in nightclubs and television as a percussionist, drummer and singer.In 1965 he met the singer Flora Purim in Rio de Janeiro. Flora moved to the USA in 1967 and Airto followed her shortly after. When in New York Airto began playing with musicians such as Reggie Workman, JJ Johnson, Cedar Walton and bassist Walter Booker. It was through Booker that Airto began playing with the greats - Cannonball Adderley, Lee Morgan, Paul Desmond an.. read more