Real Name:
Itacyr "Bocato" Júnior
Trombonist, Composer, Arranger

Born in São Bernardo do Campo, Brazil, November 30, 1960
Itacyr Bocato Junior, Bocato is a trombonist, composer and arranger. Since he was a teenager he played in school bands which gave him the passion for this instrument (trombone). That passion led him to study composition and conducting at USP (University of São Paulo). A a session man he played with many important MPB singers as Rita Lee, Ney Matogrosso, Roberto Carlos, Elis Regina and others.
Soon Bocato started his own band, the Banda Metalurgia which in 1982 released a well received album, showing dynamic horn arrangements and mixing swing rhythms of Choro, MPB, Samba, Foxtrot and Traditional Jazz.
From the Band Metalurgia he still worked in partnership with the Banda Bloco in 1987, and then lifted his solo career, releasing "Sonho de Um Anarquista" (1987). Since then he has recorded 10 albums and also had participated in many jazz festivals in Montreux, Moscow and Zurich.
Bocato is currently playing in TV shows, sessions and on his own new musical projects.
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018 Bocato - Lixo Atômico album art Bocato E Banda Bloco Bocato E Banda Bloco - Lixo Atômico(LP) Baratos Afins 018 Brazil 1985 Sell This Version
BA 034 Bocato - Sonho De Um Anarquista album art Bocato Sonho De Um Anarquista(LP) Baratos Afins BA 034 Brazil 1987 Sell This Version
BA 038 Bocato - Conserto Para Um Trombone Quebrado album art Bocato Conserto Para Um Trombone Quebrado(LP) Baratos Afins BA 038 Brazil 1988 Sell This Version
Bocato - Abruxa-Te album art Bocato Abruxa-Te (Album) Baratos Afins Brazil 1989 Sell This Version
BA 044 Bocato Aqui Jazz Brazil(LP) Baratos Afins BA 044 Brazil 1989 Sell This Version
BA-048 Bocato - Ladrão De Trombone album art Bocato Ladrão De Trombone(LP) Baratos Afins BA-048 Brazil 1990 Sell This Version
DCD 3007-2 Bocato - Bem Dito album art Bocato Bem Dito(CD, Album) Camerati DCD 3007-2 Brazil 1996 Sell This Version
L-177/002 Bocato - Samba de Zamba album art Bocato Samba de Zamba(CD, Album, dig) L177 L-177/002 Brazil 1999 Sell This Version
ELO0011 Bocato - Cacique Cantareira album art Bocato Cacique Cantareira(CD, Album) Elo Music ELO0011 Brazil 2004 Sell This Version

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