Moacir Santos

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Moacir Santos (26 July 1926 – 6 August 2006)[1] was a Brazilian composer, multi-instrumentalist and music educator. Baden Powell de Aquino and Wilson das Neves both studied under him. As a composer, Santos worked with Nara Leão, Roberto Menescal, Sérgio Mendes and Lynda Laurence, among others.[2][3]

Mark Levine, Anat Cohen, and Muiza Adnet have all released albums consisting entirely of Santos' music.


With Kenny Burrell


  1. ^ Moacir Santos, 80, a Composer Revered in Brazil’s Jazz History, Dies
  2. ^ Allmusic
  3. ^ "Folha Online - Ilustrada - Compositor e saxofonista Moacir Santos morre em Los Angeles - 08/08/2006". Retrieved 27 October 2016.

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