Celso Brando

Celso Brando

Real Name:
Celso de Omena Brando
Profile:
Graduated in architecture, Celso Brando started his musical career in the early 60s, performing with Eumir Deodato. Later on, he joined Roberto Menescal's group as rhythm guitarist. Brando recorded in such seminal Bossa Nova albums as Embalo (Tenório Jr.) and Wanda Vagamente (Wanda Sá) and became known as "the Brazilian Barney Kessel. He is also a master of pedal steel guitar.
In the early 90s, he became a very successful photographer (doing pics for albums by Eumir Deodato, Ithamara Koorax, Carlos Pingarilho, Mario Castro Neves, Thiago De Mello), and remains active in the 2000s, working often for the JSR label.
He is influenced by Duane Michals and Alen MacWeeney.
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Artist

Celso Brando Discography Tracks

Instruments & Performance

Wanda Sá Wanda Sá - Wanda Vagamente (Album) RGE Brazil 1964 Sell This Version
Tenório Jr.* Tenório Jr.* - Embalo (Album) RGE Brazil 1964 Sell This Version
BOM506 Wanda Sá Wanda Sá - Wanda Vagamente(CD, Album, RE) Bomba Records (4) BOM506 Japan 1995 Sell This Version
TOCP-50635 Roberto Menescal E Seu Conjunto Roberto Menescal E Seu Conjunto - Bossa Nova(CD, Album, RE) Odeon, Toshiba EMI Ltd TOCP-50635 Japan 1998 Sell This Version
KCCD-078 Various Bossa Nebulosa Various - Idée Life - Soundscape Of Brazilian Chill(CD, Comp) KSR KCCD-078 Japan 2004 Sell This Version

Visual

Ithamara Koorax Ithamara Koorax - Luiza (Album) Victor Japan 1993 Sell This Version
Ithamara Koorax Ithamara Koorax - Rio Vermelho (Album) Imagem Brazil 1995 Sell This Version
KICP 497 Ithamara Koorax Ithamara Koorax - Red River(CD, Album) Paddle Wheel KICP 497 Japan 1995 Sell This Version
KICP 503 Ithamara Koorax & Luiz Bonfá Ithamara Koorax & Luiz Bonfá - Ithamara Koorax Sings The Luiz Bonfá Songbook(CD, Album) Paddle Wheel KICP 503 Japan 1996 Sell This Version
KICJ 294 Luiz Bonfá Luiz Bonfá - Manhattan Strut(CD, Album) Paddle Wheel KICJ 294 Japan 1997 Sell This Version
Thiago De Mello Thiago De Mello - Amazon (Album) JSR, Ubatuqui Spain 1999 Sell This Version
545 360-2 Various Various - A Trip To Brazil Volume 2: Bossa & Beyond(2xCD, Comp) EmArcy 545 360-2 Europe 1999 Sell This Version
Ithamara Koorax Ithamara Koorax - Serenade In Blue (Album) Milestone Records USA & Canada 2000 Sell This Version
Dom Um Romão* Dom Um Romão* - Lake Of Perseverance (Album) Irma, JSR Italy 2001 Sell This Version
IRMA 505201-2 JSR All Stars JSR All Stars - Friends From Brazil 2001(CD, Album, Comp, Dig) Irma IRMA 505201-2 Italy 2001 Sell This Version
DBKHD 0062 Ithamara Koorax Ithamara Koorax - Cry Me A River(CD, Album) HUKS MUSIC DBKHD 0062 Asia 2001 Sell This Version
Deodato* Deodato* - Skyscrapers (Album) Irma Italy 2002 Sell This Version
MCD-9323-2 Brazil All-Stars Brazil All-Stars - Rio Strut(CD, Album) Milestone Records MCD-9323-2 USA & Canada 2002 Sell This Version
none Arthur Verocai Arthur Verocai - Saudade Demais(CD, Album) Sonopress none Brazil 2002 Sell This Version
Ithamara Koorax Ithamara Koorax - Love Dance: The Ballad Album (Album) Som Livre US 2003 Sell This Version
6043 Carlos Pingarilho Carlos Pingarilho - Histórias E Sonhos(CD, Album) JSR 6043 Brazil 2003 Sell This Version
6040 Paula Faour Paula Faour - Cool Bossa Struttin'(CD, Album) JSR 6040 Brazil 2004 Sell This Version
6045, RBCS 2100 Mário Castro Neves & Samba S.A. Mário Castro Neves & Samba S.A. - On A Clear Bossa Day(CD, Album, Dig) JSR, Rambling Records 6045, RBCS 2100 Japan 2004 Sell This Version
5004 Ithamara Koorax Ithamara Koorax - Autumn In New York(CD, Single, Dig) JSR 5004 Asia 2004 Sell This Version
6046, EKLD 0473 Ithamara Koorax & Jürgen Friedrich Ithamara Koorax & Jürgen Friedrich - Autumn In New York(CD, Album) JSR, EMI 6046, EKLD 0473 Asia 2004 Sell This Version