Naná Vasconcelos

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Genres: Jazz, Latin, World

Naná Vasconcelos (b. Recife, Brazil, 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. 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 Ralp... Continue Bio >>

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