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Claudio Roditi

Born: May 28, 1946    Primary Instrument: Trumpet

Claudio Roditi

This Brazilian composer/arranger and trumpet artist has fourteen critically acclaimed albums, a Grammy nomination, and a busy international touring schedule that includes the most prestigious jazz festivals in the world.

Claudio Roditi was born May 28th, 1946 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He began his musical studies when he was just five years old. His native Brazilian music upbringing almost took a back seat as he became enamoured with jazz and heard recordings of Louis Armstrong

Louis Armstrong
Louis Armstrong
1901 - 1971
trumpet
, Harry James
Harry James
Harry James
b.1916
trumpet
and other American trumpeters. By the time he was 13, thanks to an American uncle's record collection; he became familiar with Charlie Parker
Charlie Parker
Charlie Parker
1920 - 1955
sax, alto
, Dizzy Gillespie
Dizzy Gillespie
Dizzy Gillespie
1917 - 1993
trumpet
and Miles Davis
Miles Davis
Miles Davis
1926 - 1991
trumpet
. At the age of twenty, he was named a finalist in the International Jazz Competition in Vienna, and the following year, moved to Mexico City where he was active on the contemporary music scene. He relocated to Boston in 1970 and studied at the Berklee School of Music in 1970 and 71. Later he joined the faculty of the School of Contemporary Music and rounded out his schedule with club and concert performances....
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  • Red On Red (Greene Street 1984)
  • Claudio! (Uptown 1985)
  • Gemini Man (Milestone 1988)
  • Slow Fire (Milestone 1989)
  • Two Of Swords (Candid 1990)
  • Milestones (Candid 1990) — selected Best Jazz CD of 1992 by CD Review
  • Jazz Turns Samba (Groovin' High 1993)
  • Daywaves (Terra Musica {Brazil}) 1993)
  • Free Wheelin' (Reservoir 1994)
  • Samba Manhattan Style (Reservoir 1995)
  • Claudio, Rio & Friends (Groovin’ High 1996)
  • Double Standards (Reservoir 1997)
  • Mind Games - Live (Summit 1998)
  • Brazilliance X4 (Resonance 2009)
  • Simpatico (Resonance 2010)

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