Bola Sete

Bola Sete (born Djalma de Andrade) was a Brazilian guitarist born on July 16, 1923 in Rio de Janeiro and who died on February 14, 1987 in Greenbrae, California. Sete played jazz with Vince Guaraldi as well as with Dizzy Gillespie. His song “Bettina” was featured on the “Tribe Vibes” breakbeat compilation, as it had been sampled by the musical group A Tribe Called Quest.

Bola Sete's name means “Seven Ball”. In Brazilian billiards, the seven ball is the only black ball on the table, and Bola got this nickname when he was the only black member of a small jazz group

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”Bola Sete is as significant as Jimi Hendrix and Segovia, in the sense of having wisdom, knowledge, soul and passion.” — Carlos Santana

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Stan Getz Stan Getz
sax, tenor
Mongo Santamaria Mongo Santamaria
percussion
Egberto Gismonti Egberto Gismonti
guitar, acoustic
Eumir Deodato Eumir Deodato
keyboard
Baden Powell Baden Powell
guitar, acoustic
Moacir Santos Moacir Santos
composer/conductor
John Fahey
guitar, acoustic

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