Jose Neto

Real Name:
José Pires Neto
Born in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Started playing guitar at the age of four. His father introduced him to the music of Jimi Hendrix who heavily influence his playing style. Moved to New York City aged 18 and was hired by Harry Belafonte for his touring band, serving over 20 years. Met Airto and his wife Flora Purim in the mid-eighties and they formed the group Fourth World. Neto also formed the Netoband (aka Jose Neto Band) who regularly appear at Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club in London. He has recorded and toured with Steve Winwood.
Notable for wearing a bandana.
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Jose Neto Discography Tracks


José Neto* Mountains And The Sea (Album) Water Lily Acoustics US 1986 Sell This Version
BW056 Jose Neto In Memory Of Thunder(CD) B&W Music BW056 UK 1996 Sell This Version
BW037 Jose Neto Neto(CD) B&W Music BW037 UK 1996 Sell This Version

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April 8, 2015
Jose Neto's real, full, birth name is: José Pires de Almeida Neto


March 26, 2006
edited over 7 years ago
Jose Neto is a Brazilian hailing from Sao Paulo. He plays the Swiss made Paradis Avalon electric (nylon strung) guitar, which produces a very distinctive sound. He also plays other guitars such as the Fender Stratocaster, Takamine classical guitar and Alvares Yari 12 string guitar.

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