Airto Moreira (percussionist)

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Legal name: Airto Guimorvan Moreira


Airto Guimorvan 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. Coming to prominence in the late 1960s as a member of the Brazilian ensemble Quarteto Novo, he moved to the United States and worked in jazz fusion with Miles Davis, Return to Forever, Weather Report and Santana.

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2016IdentityAirto Moreira1


1970Natural FeelingsAirto Moreira1
1971Seeds on the GroundAirto Moreira2
1972FreeAirto Moreira46
1974Virgin LandAirto Moreira2
1976Promises of the SunAirto Moreira2
1977I’m Fine, How Are You?Airto3
1979Touching You...Touching MeAirto3
1984DäfosMickey Hart, Airto, Flora Purim2
1985Humble PeopleFlora Purim & Airto2
1987Three-Way MirrorAirto Moreira, Flora Purim, Joe Farrell1
1988The Colours of LifeAirto Moreira / Flora Purim1
1989Struck by LightningAirto Moreira1
1989Samba de floraAirto Moreira2
1989The Sun Is OutFlora Purim & Airto2
1990The MagiciansFlora Purim & Airto1
1992The Other Side of ThisAirto Moreira1
1993Killer BeesAirto Moreira and the Gods of Jazz52
1994Ancient KingsDavid Friesen, Airto Moreira & Gary Barone1
1994Aquí se puedeAirto Moreira1
2000HomelessAirto Moreira1
2001Wings of ImaginationFlora Purim and Airto1
2003Life After ThatAirto Moreira1
2017AluêAirto Moreira2

Album + Compilation

1994The Best of AirtoAirto Moreira2
1999Essential, the Very Best OfAirto Moreira1
2018Fingers / In ConcertAirto; Deodato / Airto1
2023Sounds, Dreams & Other Stories - A Celebration: 60 YearsAirto Moreira, Flora Purim1

Album + Live

1974In ConcertDeodato / Airto3
1990Live at the Queen Mary Jazz FestivalAirto Moreira & Flora Purim1
2021Live At Jazzfest Bremen 1988Airto Moreira & Flora Purim1

Album + Remix

2000Revenge of the Killer BeesAirto Moreira1


2000Revenge of the killer beesAirto Moreira2

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