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Primary Instrument: Guitar

Born: October 25, 1937

Roberto Menescal is a Brazilian jazz guitarist important to the founding of bossa nova. In many of his songs there are references to the sea. He is also known for work with Carlos Lyra. Menescal has performed in a variety of Latin music mediums, including Brazilian pop, Música Popular Brasileira, Bossa nova and Samba. He was nominated for a Latin Grammy for his work with his son's bossa group Bossacucanova in 2002.

In addition to this he provided music for films like Bye Bye Brasil.

Music

Featured recording “Pure Bossa Nova: Roberto Menescal”

Pure Bossa Nova: Roberto Menescal

Verve Music Group
2008
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    Pure Bossa Nova

    C.A.M. Jazz
    2008
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    O Conjunto De

    C.A.M. Jazz
    1969
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    The Boy From Ipanema Beach

    C.A.M. Jazz
    1965
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