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Roberto Menescal

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.



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Bossa Got the Blues

Six Degrees Records
2019

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Pure Bossa Nova:...

Verve Music Group
2008

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O Conjunto De

C.A.M. Jazz
1969

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A Nova Bossa

Elenco
1964

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