Banda Black Rio

Banda Black Rio

Banda Black Rio are a Brazilian band formed in Rio de Janeiro in 1976, fusing jazz, soul, funk and samba rhythms in their music.

They released a number of albums including: "Maria Fumaça" (1977), "Gafieira Universal" (1978) and "Saci Pererê" (1980).

The 2000 album, "Rebirth/Movimento" marked a turning point in the band's history, with sons of the original band members taking to the helm. They issued follow-up album, "Supernova Samba Funk" in 2011.

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