Heitor Pereira

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Heitor Pereira
Birth name Heitor Teixeira Pereira
Also known as Heitor TP
Born (1960-11-29) November 29, 1960 (age 54)
Rio Grande, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Occupation(s) Musician
Composer
Instruments Guitar
Years active 1980s–present
Associated acts Ivan Lins
Simply Red
Hans Zimmer
Pharrell Williams
Website www.heitorpereira.com

Heitor Teixeira Pereira (Portuguese pronunciation: [ejˈtoɾ tejˈʃejɾɐ peˈɾejɾɐ]) (born November 29, 1960), or Heitor TP, is a Brazilian musician, who played with Simply Red and several famous musicians, like Elton John, Rod Stewart, k.d. lang and Jack Johnson;[1] and is currently working as a film music composer at Hans Zimmer's studio. Although primarily a guitarist, he also provided backing vocals live for the Simply Red song "Thrill Me".

In 1994 he released a solo album in the UK called Heitor TP, which featured guest appearance from Mick Hucknall on the track "Manchester". Heitor left Simply Red to concentrate on his solo career. He played guitar and composed additional music for soundtracks like Gladiator, Mission Impossible 2, The Road to El Dorado, I Am Sam, Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron and Madagascar.

In 2003, Pereira contributed the song "Remember Me" for the soundtrack for Something's Gotta Give.

In 2006, Heitor Pereira won a Grammy Award for 'Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying a Vocalist' on a version of the song "What Are You Doing the Rest of Your Life?" by Chris Botti and Sting.

In 2011, he played guitar on the soundtrack of the film, Cowboys & Aliens.

Albums[edit]

Film scores[edit]

2000s[edit]

Year Title Director Studio(s) Notes
2001 Spy Kids Robert Rodriguez Dimension Films with John Debney, Danny Elfman, Robert Rodriguez, Los Lobos, Gavin Greenaway and Harry Gregson-Williams
Riding in Cars with Boys Penny Marshall Columbia Pictures with Hans Zimmer
2002 Dead in the Water Gustavo Lipsztein Lionsgate N/A
Real Women Have Curves Patricia Cardoso HBO Films N/A
2004 Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights Guy Ferland Miramax Films
Artisan Entertainment
N/A
Haven Frank E. Flowers Haven Distribution N/A
2006 Curious George Matthew O'Callaghan Universal Pictures
Universal Animation Studios
N/A
Ask the Dust Robert Towne Paramount Classics with Ramin Djawadi
Blind Dating James Keach Samuel Goldwyn Films N/A
Two Weeks Steve Stockman Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer N/A
2007 Suburban Girl Marc Klein Image Entertainment N/A
Illegal Tender Franc. Reyes Universal Pictures N/A
2008 Beverly Hills Chihuahua Raja Gosnell Walt Disney Pictures N/A
2009 The Canyon Richard Harrah Magnolia Pictures N/A
It's Complicated Nancy Meyers Universal Pictures with Hans Zimmer

2010s[edit]

Year Title Director Studio(s) Notes
2010 Curious George 2: Follow That Monkey! Norton Virgien Universal Studios Home Entertainment
Universal Animation Studios
Direct-to-video film
Despicable Me Chris Renaud
Pierre Coffin
Universal Pictures
Illumination Entertainment
with Pharrell Williams
2011 From Prada to Nada Angel Garcia Lionsgate
Pantelion Films
N/A
A Little Bit of Heaven Nicole Kassell Millennium Entertainment N/A
The Little Engine That Could Elliot M. Bour Universal Studios Home Entertainment
Universal Animation Studios
Direct-to-video film
The Smurfs Raja Gosnell Columbia Pictures
Sony Pictures Animation
N/A
2012 Beverly Hills Chihuahua 3: Viva la Fiesta! Lev L. Spiro Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment Direct-to-video film
2013 Despicable Me 2 Chris Renaud
Pierre Coffin
Universal Pictures
Illumination Entertainment
N/A
The Smurfs 2 Raja Gosnell Columbia Pictures
Sony Pictures Animation
N/A
2014 If I Stay R. J. Cutler Warner Bros. Pictures]
New Line Cinema
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
N/A
2015 Minions Pierre Coffin
Kyle Balda
Universal Pictures
Illumination Entertainment
N/A
2016 Zootopia Byron Howard Walt Disney Pictures
Walt Disney Animation Studios
N/A

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Albums". Heitor Pereira. Retrieved 2013-08-06. 

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