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Laurindo Almeida

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Laurindo Almeida

Laurindo Almeida has been played on NTS in shows including Phil's Jazz Dis-Junction, featured first on 11 March 2015. Songs played include The Lamp Is Low, Valeria and Brazilian Greens.

Laurindo Almeida (September 2, 1917, São Paulo, Brazil–July 26, 1995, Van Nuys, California) was a Brazilian classical guitarist.

Prior to being invited to the United States in 1947 by Stan Kenton, Laurindo Almeida played guitar in Rio de Janeiro where he was known for his classical Spanish guitar playing. He joined Kenton's band during the height of its success in the 1940s, then was employed as a studio musician. In 1953 he recorded, with Bud Shank,…

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The Lamp Is Low
Laurindo Almeida
Warner Bros. - Seven Arts Records1969
The Lamp Is Low
Laurindo AlmeidaWarner Bros. - Seven Arts Records1969
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Valeria
The Modern Jazz Quartet, Laurindo Almeida
Atlantic1966
Valeria
The Modern Jazz Quartet, Laurindo AlmeidaAtlantic1966
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Brazilian Greens
Laurindo Almeida, Ray Brown
Century City Records1970
Brazilian Greens
Laurindo Almeida, Ray BrownCentury City Records1970
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Brazilian Greens
Laurindo Almeida, Ray Brown
Century City Records1970
Brazilian Greens
Laurindo Almeida, Ray BrownCentury City Records1970
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Our Love
Laurindo Almeida
Warner Bros. - Seven Arts Records1969
Our Love
Laurindo AlmeidaWarner Bros. - Seven Arts Records1969
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