NANÁ VASCONCELOS

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Nana Vasconcelos was born in Recife on the Northeast Coast of Brazil and, even after twenty years of playing throughout the world, his roots are apparent in everything he plays.

When Nana was 12-years-old he began playing with his father, a guitarist, and in the city's marching band. Prodded by intense curiosity and an inquisitive ear that led him from the music of Brazil's greatest composer, Villa Lobos, to Jimi Hendrix, Nana came to learn all the Brazialian percussion instruments and, by the early Sixties, came to specialize in the berimbau*. He has taken this instrument far beyond its traditional uses and is acknowledge as its foremost player.

After playing in every imaginable context from symphonic orchestras to street bands in his hometown, Nana moved to Rio de Janeiro and began to play with one of Brazil's greatest singers, Milton Nascimento. In 1970 the Argentinian tenor player Gato Barbieri was
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4 Elementos4 Elementos
Far Out Recordings 2013
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Eventyr (w/Abercrombie, Vasconcelos)Eventyr (w/Abercrombie, Vasconcelos)
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ECM 2001
$15.20
$14.23 (used)
Bush DanceBush Dance
Island Records
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Fragments - Modern TraditionFragments - Modern Tradition
Tzadik 1997
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NANÁ VASCONCELOS Africadeus album cover 3.00 | 1 ratings
Africadeus
World Fusion 1972
NANÁ VASCONCELOS Naná Vasconcelos album cover 5.00 | 1 ratings
Naná Vasconcelos
World Fusion 1972
NANÁ VASCONCELOS Amazonas album cover 4.00 | 2 ratings
Amazonas
World Fusion 1973
NANÁ VASCONCELOS Saudades album cover 4.50 | 2 ratings
Saudades
World Fusion 1980
NANÁ VASCONCELOS Zumbi album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Zumbi
World Fusion 1983
NANÁ VASCONCELOS Bush Dance album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Bush Dance
World Fusion 1987
NANÁ VASCONCELOS Lester album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Lester
World Fusion 1988
NANÁ VASCONCELOS Nana Vasconcelos & The Bushdancers  : Rain Dance album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Nana Vasconcelos & The Bushdancers : Rain Dance
World Fusion 1989
NANÁ VASCONCELOS Storytelling album cover 4.50 | 1 ratings
Storytelling
World Fusion 1995
NANÁ VASCONCELOS Fragments: Modern Tradition album cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
Fragments: Modern Tradition
Jazz Related Soundtracks 1997
NANÁ VASCONCELOS Contaminação album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Contaminação
World Fusion 1999
NANÁ VASCONCELOS Minha Loa album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Minha Loa
World Fusion 2001
NANÁ VASCONCELOS Isso Vai Dar Repercussão album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Isso Vai Dar Repercussão
World Fusion 2004
NANÁ VASCONCELOS Chegada album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Chegada
World Fusion 2005
NANÁ VASCONCELOS Trilhas album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Trilhas
World Fusion 2006
NANÁ VASCONCELOS Sinfonia & Batuques album cover 3.83 | 3 ratings
Sinfonia & Batuques
World Fusion 2011
NANÁ VASCONCELOS 4 Elementos album cover 3.50 | 1 ratings
4 Elementos
World Fusion 2013

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NANÁ VASCONCELOS El Increible Nana Con Agustin Pereyra Lucena album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
El Increible Nana Con Agustin Pereyra Lucena
World Fusion 1971
NANÁ VASCONCELOS Fandango Jazz Festival Rome Italy 15th July 2004 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Fandango Jazz Festival Rome Italy 15th July 2004
World Fusion 2004

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