Gilberto Gil
  • Jazz/ Latin/ World
  • Grammy Award-winning Brazilian singer, guitarist and songwriter who began his career as a bossa nova musician, but soon began writing songs focussing on political awareness and social activism.

    He has composed for a number of top Brazilian musicians, including: Elis Regina, Simone, Maria Bethânia, Gal Costa, Zizi Possi, Daniela Mercury, Carla Visi and Ivete Sangalo.

    He released his debut album, "Louvação" in 1967, followed by: "Gilberto Gil (with Os Mutantes)" (1968), "Tropicália: ou Panis et Circencis (with Caetano Veloso, Gal Costa, Os Mutantes)" (1968), "Gilberto Gil (Cérebro Eletrônico)" (1969), "Copacabana Mon Amour" (1970), "Gilberto Gil (Nêga)" (1971), "Barra 69: Caetano e Gil Ao Vivo na Bahia" (1972), "197" (2222), "Gilberto Gil Ao Vivo" (1974), "Gil e Jorge: Ogum Xangô" (with Jorge Ben)" (1975), "Refazenda" (1975), "Doces Bárbaros (with Gal Costa, Caetano Veloso, and Maria Bethânia)" (1976), "Refavela" (1977), "Gilberto Gil Ao Vivo em Montreux" (1978), "Refestança (with Rita Lee)" (1978), "Nightingale" (1979), "Realce" (1979), "Brasil (João Gilberto album featuring Caetano Veloso, Gilberto Gil and Maria Bethânia)" (1981), "Luar (A Gente Precisa Ver o Luar)" (1981), "Um Banda Um" (1982), "Extra" (1983), "Quilombo (Trilha Sonora)" (1984), "Raça Humana" (1984), "Dia Dorim Noite Neon" (1985), "Gilberto Gil em Concerto" (1987), "Soy Loco Por Ti America" (1987), "Trem Para As Estrelas (Trilha Sonora)" (1987), "Ao Vivo em Tóquio" (1988), "O Eterno Deus Mu Dança" (1989), "Parabolicamará" (1991), "Acoustic" (1994), "Tropicalia 2 (with Caetano Veloso)" (1994), "199" (1994), "Oriente: Live in Tokyo" (1995), "Em Concerto" (1996), "Luar" (1996), "Indigo Blue" (1997), "Quanta" (1997), "Ao Vivo em Tóquio" (1998), "O Sol de Oslo" (1998), "O Viramundo (Ao Vivo)" (1998), "Quanta Live" (1998), "Me, You, Them" (2000), "Gil & Milton (with Milton Nascimento)" (2001), "São João Vivo" (2001), "Kaya N'Gan Daya" (2002), "Z: 300 Anos de Zumbi" (2002), "Eletrácustico" (2004), "Ao Vivo" (2005), "As Canções de Eu Tu Eles" (2005), "Soul of Brazil" (2005), "Gil Luminoso" (2006), "Rhythms of Bahia" (2006), "Banda Larga Cordel" (2008), "Bandadois" (2009), "Fé Na Festa" (2010), "Fe Na Festa ao vivo" (2010), "Gilberto + 10" (2011), "Especial Ivete Caetano Gilberto ao vivo" (2012), "Concerto de Cordas & Maquinas de Ritmo" (2013), "Gilbertos Samba" (2014), "Gilbertos Samba ao vivo" (2015), "Dois Amigos (with Caetano Veloso)" (2016), "Trinca de Ases (with Gal Costa and Nando Reis)" (2017), plus 2018's: "OK OK OK".

Gilberto Gil
Gilberto Gil

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