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Antonio Adolfo

Primary Instrument: Piano

Born: February 10, 1947    

Antonio Adolfo

Antonio Adolfo is an important composer, having written songs recorded by many Brazilian and International artists. He also had a noted role in the process of making important music available through independent production, through the creation of the pioneer independent label Artezanal.

As an arranger, he worked for several musicians and singers.

The son of Yolanda Maurity, a music teacher and violinist of the orchestra of the Teatro Municipal do Rio de Janeiro, Antonio Adolfo began to study music very early. At seven, he began his violin studies with Paulina D'Ambrozzio. At 15, he took up piano, studying with Amyrton Vallim, Werther Politano, Wilma Graça and with the internationally renowned Eumir Deodato....
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Awards

International Song Competition (Rio/Brazil, 1969) - second prize International Song Competition (Rio/Brazil, 1970) - first prize Song Olympiad (Athens/ Greece, 1970) - second prize Brazilian Sharp Awards 1996 and 1998 Latin Jazz Awards (Latin Jazz Corner) in five categories - 2011 Brazilian International Press Awards 2013 - Best CD Finas Misturas Brazilian International Press Awards 2014 - Best show: Antonio Adolfo & Hendrik Meurkens Quartet Brazilian International Press Awards 2014 - Lifetime Achievement
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    Rio, Choro, Jazz...

    AAM Music
    2014
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    Finas Misturas (Fine Mixtures)

    AAM Music
    2013
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    Finas Misturas

    AAM Music
    2013
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    Chora Baiao

    Self Produced
    2011
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    La e Ca: Here and There

    AAM Music
    2010
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    Ao Vivo/Live

    Points South Records
    2008
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    Destiny

    Naim Label
    2007
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Primary InstrumentPiano

LocationHollywood,, FL

Willing to teachIntermediate to advanced students

Credentials/BackgroundAll levels. Piano, Arranging, Brazilian Music. Check schedule

Clinic/Workshop InformationAll levels. Piano, Arranging, Brazilian Music Check availability

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