Antonio Adolfo

Born: February 10, 1947    Primary Instrument: Piano

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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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
Antonio Adolfo, (AAM Music) Feito em Casa, (AAM Music) Os Pianeiros, (AAM Music) Chiquinha com Jazz,(AAM Music) Viralata, (AAM Music) Carnaval Piano Blues, (AAM Music) Antonio Adolfo and Carol Saboya - Ao Vivo/ Live, (AAM Music) Antonio Adolfo and Carol Saboya - La e Ca/ Here and There, (AAM Music) Chora Baiao (AAM Music) Finas Misturas /Fine Mixtures, (AAM Music)

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