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Egberto Gismonti

Egberto Amin Gismonti (born December 5, 1947 in Carmo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) is a composer, guitarist and pianist. Gismonti began his formal music studies at the age of six on piano. After studying music for 15 years, he went to Paris to study orchestration and analysis with Nadia Boulanger and the composer Jean Barraqué, a disciple of Arnold Schönberg and Anton Webern. After his return to Brazil, Gismonti began to explore other musical genres.

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Elza Soares

Owner of a distinctive, harsh voice (even if considering the conspicuous Armstrong mannerisms), Elza Soares is one of the most swinging samba singers, the peak of her success achieved in the late sixties. Soares always had her artistic career complicated by her personal life, which certainly impeded her of enjoying a more widespread popularity. Soares lived in extreme poverty throughout her childhood and teens.

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London school of samba

London School of Samba (also known as G.R.E.S. Unidos de Londres and LSS) is the UK’s original Samba School based in London, UK with a rich history dating back to 1984. We have taught Samba drumming and dancing to over 26,000 individuals and have performed for over 1.5 million people. In addition to our annual participation in London's Notting Hill Carnival, we also get collaborate with other bands, working with Bombay Bicycle Club on "Always Like This" including a performance at Glastonbury 2010.

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Santa Cruz

1) A Hard Rock band from Finland, formed in 2007. In late 2008 or early 2009 the band settled with a final line-up. The band is influenced by '80s and '90s rock n' roll. www.myspace.com/realsantacruz Vocals & guitar: Archie
Guitar: Johnny
Bass: Middy
Drums: Taz 2) Boner rock from the Hague, the Netherlands. Consisting of Guy Tavares (Unit Moebius), Selwyn Slop (Incense) & Arthur van Berkel (Orange Sunshine). Signed to the infamous Motorwolf.

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Pat Thomas

There are several artists who go by Pat Thomas: 1) Born 27 July 1960; Piano, electronics. Pat Thomas started playing at the age of 8 and studied classical music and played reggae. He began playing jazz at sixteen after seeing Oscar Peterson on television then listened to snatches of jazz on the radio before, in 1979, playing his first serious improvised gigs. From 1986 he played with Ghosts which was Pete McPhail and Matt Lewis.

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