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LAURINDO ALMEIDA - AUTOGRAPH - HFSID 165715

One of the first Brazilians to bring bossa nova music to the US, signs on this 5x3 card Signature: "Laurindo Almeida", 5x3 card. Magazine photo (b/w, 1¾x1¾) in upper left. Pencil caption (unknown hand) at lower edge.

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LAURINDO ALMEIDA
One of the first Brazilians to bring bossa nova music to the US, signs on this 5x3 card
Signature: "Laurindo Almeida", 5x3 card. Magazine photo (b/w, 1¾x1¾) in upper left. Pencil caption (unknown hand) at lower edge. Brazilian guitarist Laurindo Almeida (1917-1995) first visited the US on tour with Carmen Miranda's Orchestra. He joined Stan Kenton's Orchestra as a featured soloist in 1947. His albums, beginning with Brazilliance, introduced Americans to the bossa nova beat years before it became a craze in the 1960s. Almeida performed with some of the finest American jazz musicians, including Stan Getz and Herbie Mann. He won 10 Grammy awards. He composed music for several movie scores. Stray ink mark near upper edge. Fine condition.

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