- Sérgio Mendes
- Jazz/ Latin
Brazilian bossa nova musician from Rio de Janeiro, whose music combines jazz and funk influences.
His debut album was the entirely instrumental bossa nova collection Dance Inferno, released in 1961.
In 2012, he was nominated for an Oscar as co-writer of the song 'Real In Rio' from the animated film Rio.
His signature tune is "Mas Que Nada", reworked in 2011 with Black Eyed Peas.
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