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Sérgio Mendes
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  • Sérgio Mendes is a 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.

    He released his debut album, "Dance Moderno" in 1960, followed by: "Cannonball's Bossa Nova" (1962), "Você Ainda Não Ouviu Nada!" (1963), "The Swinger from Rio" (1964), "Brasil '65" (1965), "In Person at El Matador" (1965), "The Great Arrival" (1966), "Quiet Nights" (1967), "Equinox" (1967), "The Beat of Brazil" (1967), "Sergio Mendes' Favorite Things" (1968), "Fool on the Hill" (1968), "Look Around" (1968), "Ye-Me-Lê" (1969), "Crystal Illusions" (1969), "Stillness" (1970), "País Tropical" (1971), "Primal Roots" (1972), "Four Sider" (1972), "Love Music" (1973), "Vintage 74" (1974), "Sérgio Mendes" (1975), "Homecooking" (1976), "Pelé" (1977), "Sergio Mendes and the New Brasil '77" (1977), "Brasil '88" (1978), "Magic Lady" (1979), "Alegria" (1979), "Sérgio Mendes" (1983), "Confetti" (1984), "Brasil '86" (1986), "Arara" (1989), "Brasileiro" (1992), "Oceano" (1996), "Timeless" (2006), "Encanto" (2008), "Bom Tempo" (2010), plus 2014's: "Magic".

    His signature tune is "Mas Que Nada", reworked in 2011 with Black Eyed Peas.

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