João Theodoro Meirelles (1940-2008) Died on June 3, 2008 of stomach complications. You can see a J.T.Meirelles recording session at: http://www.gardenal.org/trabalhosujo/2008/06/jtmeirelles19402008.html
Having started in music at eight, J. T. Meirelles studied composition and arranging at Berklee School of Music (Boston, Mass.). His professional debut was at 17 as João Donato's saxophonist. Next he moved to São Paulo, where he worked with Luís Loy. Returning to Rio in 1963 Meirelles formed the Copa 5, which debuted at the Bottle's Bar, at the Beco das Garrafas (Rio).
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