Laurindo Almeida

Classical guitarist from Brazil (born 2 September 1917 in Prainha (now called Miracatu), São Paulo, Brazil - died: 26 July 1995 in Van Nuys, California, USA).Considered a master of the instrument, he could command many styles, most regularly those from his native Brazil. Not widely known, but featured in a 1964 episode of British BBC TV program "Jazz 625" with Modern Jazz Quartet —including John ...more

Be Social with Us

  • ARTISTdirect at youtube

Related Sites

Latest Music News

more news headlines »

Featured Links