Toninho Horta

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Toninho Horta

Toninho Horta (born December 2, 1948) is a Brazilian-jazz guitarist.

In addition to composing and performing his own work, Horta has worked for many years as and arranger or sideman for many Brazilian artists, such as Elis Regina, Milton Nascimento, Maria Bethania, João Bosco, Airto Moreira, Edu Lobo, Nana Caymmi, Flora Purim, Gal Costa, Sérgio Mendes, Chico Buarque, Flávio Venturini, Joyce, Johnny Alf, Wagner Tiso, Francis Hime and Beto Guedes.

He was an original member of Clube da Esquina, which included Milton Nascimento, Lô Borges, Fernando Brant, Márcio Borges, and Wagner Tiso.

Discography[edit]

  • Beto Guedes, Danilo Caymmi, Novelli e Toninho Horta (EMI-Odeon, 1973)
  • Terra dos Pássaros (Independente, 1980; reissued on Dubas/WEA, 1995 and 2008)
  • Toninho Horta (EMI-Odeon, 1980; reissued on Minas, 2002)
  • Diamond Land (Polygram/Verve Forecast, 1988)
  • Concerto Planeta Terra with Nelson Ayres, Nivaldo Ornellas and Marcio Montarroyos (Independente, 1989)
  • Toninho Horta e Flavio Venturini no Circo Voador (Dubas/WEA, 1989; reissued in 1997)
  • Moonstone (Polygram/Verve Forecast, 1989)
  • Once I Loved (Polygram/Verve Forecast, 1992)
  • Durango Kid, Part I (Big World, 1993)
  • Live in Moskow (B & W, 1994)
  • Foot on the Road (Polydor K.K. Japan, 1994)
  • Toninho Horta & Carlos Fernando (Dubas/Warner, 1994; reissued in 2004)
  • Durango Kid 2 (Big World, 1995)
  • Toninho Horta & Joyce (Shinsei-Do, Japan 1995; reissued in Brazil on Biscoito Fino, 2007)
  • From Belo to Seoul with Jack Lee (TruSpace, South Korea 1997; reissued in Brazil on Minas, 2001)
  • Serenade (TruSpace/Aqui-Oh, 1997)
  • From Ton to Tom (De Ton Para Tom) - A Tribute to Antonio Carlos Jobim (Videoarts, 1998; reissued on Minas, 2002, and on Ressonance,2008)
  • Duets with Nicola Stilo (Millesuoni/RCA Italy, 1999; reissued in the US on Adventure, 2005)
  • Quadros Modernos with Juarez Moreira and Chiquito Braga (Independent, 2000, and Minas, 2001)
  • O Som Instrumental De Minas (Minas, 2001) (compilation)
  • Com o Pé no Forró (Minas, 2004)
  • Solo ao Vivo (Minas, 2007)
  • Toninho in Vienna (PAO, 2007)
  • Cape Horn with Arismar do Espírito Santo (Porto das Canoas, 2007)
  • Tonight with Tom Lellis (Adventure, 2008)
  • To Jobim with Love (Resonance, 2008)
  • Harmonia e Vozes (Minas, 2010)
  • Minas / Tokio (Minas, 2010)
  • Japa (Minas, 2010)
  • From Napoli To Belo Horizonte with Antonio Onorato (Minas, 2013)
  • No Horizonte de Napoli with Stefano Silvestri (Minas, 2014)
  • Alegria é Guardada em Cofres, Catedrais with Alaíde Costa (Minas, 2015)
  • Cuerdas Del Sur with Juarez Moreira, Chiquito Braga, Luiz Salinas & Cristian Gálvez (Minas, 2016)

Compilation[edit]

  • O Som Instrumental De Minas - Minas Records (2001)

V/A Compilation[edit]

  • Progressions - 100 Years of Jazz Guitar (2005)

Videography[edit]

  • Violões de Minas (2005)
  • Tom de Minas - Solo ao Vivo (2010)
  • A Música Audaz de Toninho Horta (2010)

Books[edit]

  • Toninho Horta Harmonia Compartilhada (2010), (Biography)

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