Hamilton de Holanda

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Hamilton de Holanda
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Hamilton de Holanda
Background information
Born (1976-03-30)March 30, 1976
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Genres Choro, Jazz, Samba,
Occupation(s) Songwriter, composer, arranger, instrumentalist
Instruments Bandolim
Years active 1981 –
Website hamiltondeholanda.com

Hamilton de Holanda is a Brazilian bandolinist known for his mixture of choro and contemporary jazz, and for his instrumental virtuosity. Born in Rio de Janeiro he moved to Brasilia with his family as a boy. He started playing the mandolin at 5 and appeared at his first performance at six. With his brother Fernando César he formed the group Dois de Ouro and throughout his career he has collaborated with many other significant artists such as Yamandu Costa,[1] Mike Marshall[2] and Joel Nascimento. He has received several Latin Grammys. He has taught at the Raphael Rabello Choro academy.[3][4] He plays a custom made 10 string Bandolim.[5][6][7]

In 2015, his album Bossa Negra, a partnership with Diogo Nogueira, was nominated for the 16th Latin Grammy Awards in the Best Samba/Pagode Album category. The title track of the album was also nominated for the same award, in the Best Brazilian Song category.[8] In 2016, he was nominated for the Latin Grammys again, this time for Best Instrumental Album, for his Samba de Chico album, which also generated a nomination for Best Engineered Album.

Discography[edit]

  • 1997: Dois de Ouro – Destroçando a Macaxeira
  • 1998: Dois de Ouro – A Nova Cara do Velho Choro
  • 2000: with Marco Pereira – Luz das Cordas
  • 2000: with Fernando César – Dois de Ouro
  • 2001: Caravelas – Abre Alas
  • 2006: Hamilton de Holanda Quinteto - Brasilianos – Biscoito Fino
  • 2006: with Mike Marshall – New Words / Novas palavras (Adventure)
  • 2007: Íntimo (Deckdisk)
  • 2007: with André MehmariContínua Amizade (Deckdisk)
  • 2008: Hamilton de Holanda Quintet – Brasilianos 2 (Independente)
  • 2009: with Joel NascimentoDe Bandolim a Bandolim
  • 2009: with Yamandú CostaLuz da Aurora (Independente)
  • 2010: with Ensamble Gurrufío – Sessões com Hamilton de Holanda
  • 2010: Esperança – Live in Europe
  • 2010: Hamilton de Holanda Quintet & Orquestra Brasilianos – Sinfonia Monumental
  • 2011: Gravações Inéditas
  • 2011: Delírios e Devaneios – Exclusivo
  • 2011: with André Mehmari – Gismontipascoal
  • 2011: Hamilton de Holanda Quintet – Brasilianos 3
  • 2013: with Stefano BollaniO Que Será (ECM)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Albin, Scott. "Jazz Reviews: Live!Yamandu Costa & Hamilton de Holanda – By Scott Albin — Jazz Articles". Jazztimes.com. Retrieved 2012-09-21. 
  2. ^ Joyce, Mike. "Jazz Reviews: New Words (Novas Palavras)Mike Marshall & Hamilton de Holanda – By Mike Joyce — Jazz Articles". Jazztimes.com. Retrieved 2012-09-21. 
  3. ^ "Hamilton de Holanda – Dados Artísticos – Dicionário Cravo Albin da Música Popular Brasileira". Dicionariompb.com.br. March 30, 1976. Retrieved 2012-09-21. 
  4. ^ "Músicos do Brasil | Uma Enciclopédia". Musicosdobrasil.com.br. March 30, 1976. Retrieved 2012-09-21. 
  5. ^ "Jazz Monthly Reviews – hamilton de holanda quintet". Jazzmonthly.com. Retrieved 2012-09-21. 
  6. ^ "Hamilton de Holanda: Concert Review". Musicabrasileira.org. October 12, 2007. Retrieved 2012-09-21. 
  7. ^ Rebeca Mauleón. "Jazz Albums: Samba do AviaoHamilton de Holanda – By Rebeca Mauleón — Jazz Articles". Jazztimes.com. Retrieved 2012-09-21. 
  8. ^ "La lista completa de nominados a los Latin Grammy 2015". Infobae (in Spanish). 23 September 2015. Retrieved 1 October 2015. 

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