Airto Moreira

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"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.

Annotation last modified on 2006-06-07 19:59 UTC.


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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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1970 Natural Feelings Airto Moreira 1
1972 Free Airto Moreira 3
1973 Fingers Airto Moreira 4
1974 Virgin Land Airto Moreira 1
1976 Promises of the Sun Airto Moreira 1
1977 I'm Fine, How Are You? Airto Moreira 1
1985 Humble People Flora Purim & Airto 1
1989 Samba De Flora Airto Moreira 1
1989 Struck by Lightning Airto Moreira 1
1989 The Sun Is Out Flora Purim & Airto 1
1990 The Magicians Flora Purim & Airto 1
1992 The Other Side of This Airto Moreira 1
1993 Killer Bees Airto Moreira 1
1994 Däfos Hart Airto Purim 1
1994 Ancient Kings David Friesen, Airto Moreira & Gary Barone 1
1994 Aquí se puede Airto Moreira 1
1994 Seeds on the Ground Airto Moreira 1
2000 Homeless Airto Moreira 1
2003 Life After That Airto Moreira 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1999 Essential, the Very Best Of Airto Moreira 1
2001 House Party15 Airto 2

Album + Remix

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2000 Revenge of the Killer Bees Airto Moreira 1


Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2002 Revenge of the killer bees Airto Moreira 1

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