JOÃO DONATO

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João Donato started his recording career at 15, already a challenging task in an association with a great master, Altamiro Carrilho. He also recorded with Bud Shank, Ron Carter, Airto Moreira, Elmir Deodato, Randy Brecker, Ray Barretto, Mongo Santamaria, Tito Puente, Astrud Gilberto, Cal Tjader, and several others, along with many important Brazilian musicians, including Johnny Alf and Tom Jobim. His solo career is registered with 29 albums recorded since 1953. A major figure as a musician and arranger in the bossa nova movement, he is profoundly influential, having inspired generations of players. João Gilberto confessed to have taken his bossa nova beat at the violão from Donato's piano playing. He is generally perceived as a crazy and detached genius; maybe he is a little of each.

He started making music very early and soon he was already animating dance parties with his accordion. His first music notions were given by
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JOÃO DONATO Discography

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JOÃO DONATO Chá Dançante album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Chá Dançante
World Fusion 1956
JOÃO DONATO Muito À Vontade (aka Sambou, Sambou) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Muito À Vontade (aka Sambou, Sambou)
World Fusion 1962
JOÃO DONATO A Bossa Muito Moderna de Donato album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
A Bossa Muito Moderna de Donato
Bossa Nova 1963
JOÃO DONATO The New Sound of Brazil album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The New Sound of Brazil
Bossa Nova 1965
JOÃO DONATO A Bad Donato album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
A Bad Donato
World Fusion 1970
JOÃO DONATO Quem é Quem album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Quem é Quem
World Fusion 1973
JOÃO DONATO DonatoDeodato album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
DonatoDeodato
World Fusion 1973
JOÃO DONATO Lugar Comum album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Lugar Comum
World Fusion 1975
JOÃO DONATO Leilíadas album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Leilíadas
World Fusion 1986
JOÃO DONATO Coisas Tão Simples album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Coisas Tão Simples
Bossa Nova 1996
JOÃO DONATO João Donato & Eloir De Moraes ‎: Café Com Pão album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
João Donato & Eloir De Moraes ‎: Café Com Pão
Latin Jazz 1997
JOÃO DONATO Só Danço Samba album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Só Danço Samba
World Fusion 1999
JOÃO DONATO João Donato Trio : Amazonas album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
João Donato Trio : Amazonas
Latin Jazz 2000
JOÃO DONATO Brazilian Time album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Brazilian Time
World Fusion 2001
JOÃO DONATO Remando Na Raia album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Remando Na Raia
Bossa Nova 2001
JOÃO DONATO Ê Lalá Lay-Ê album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ê Lalá Lay-Ê
Bossa Nova 2001
JOÃO DONATO Managarroba album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Managarroba
Bossa Nova 2002
JOÃO DONATO A Blue Donato album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
A Blue Donato
Latin Jazz 2005
JOÃO DONATO João Donato Reecontra Maria Tita album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
João Donato Reecontra Maria Tita
Bossa Nova 2006
JOÃO DONATO João Donato e Paulo Moura  : Dois Panos para Manga album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
João Donato e Paulo Moura : Dois Panos para Manga
World Fusion 2006
JOÃO DONATO O Piano de João Donato album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
O Piano de João Donato
Latin Jazz 2007
JOÃO DONATO Sambolero album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Sambolero
World Fusion 2010
JOÃO DONATO Blue Bossa: The Collection Of Standards album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Blue Bossa: The Collection Of Standards
Bossa Nova 2015
JOÃO DONATO Donato Eletrico album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Donato Eletrico
Latin Jazz 2016
JOÃO DONATO Bluchanga album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Bluchanga
Latin Jazz 2017
JOÃO DONATO João Donato E Donatinho ‎: Sintetizamor album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
João Donato E Donatinho ‎: Sintetizamor
World Fusion 2017

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JOÃO DONATO The Frog album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Frog
World Fusion 2001
JOÃO DONATO Live Jazz In Rio Vol 1 - O Couro Ta Comendo! album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live Jazz In Rio Vol 1 - O Couro Ta Comendo!
Latin Jazz 2014

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JOÃO DONATO re-issues & compilations

JOÃO DONATO Millennium album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Millennium
World Fusion 2000
JOÃO DONATO Coleção Folha 50 anos de bossa nova, volume 7 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Coleção Folha 50 anos de bossa nova, volume 7
World Fusion 2008
JOÃO DONATO A Mad Donato album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
A Mad Donato
Latin Jazz 2018
JOÃO DONATO A Bossa Muito Moderna De João Donato E Seu Trio album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
A Bossa Muito Moderna De João Donato E Seu Trio
Latin Jazz 2019

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