"eye, ear, toe" Moreira, born in Brazil, began his professional percussionist career at... 13 years old.
Moving to the USA, he was involved in the famous Miles Davis Bitches Brew sessions, and participated in a number of jazz and jazz-fusion projects (with Chick Corea, Zawinul and Weather Report, Adderley, Lee Morgan...).
A huge career, one of the most famous percussionist of the second half of the century, Mr Moreira is at the very least an extremely impressive percussionist.
Airto Moreira (born August 5, 1941) is a Brazilian jazz drummer and percussionist. He is married to jazz singer Flora Purim, and their daughter Diana Moreira is also a singer. He currently resides in Los Angeles.
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