Profile:
Brazilian drummer who moved to the U.S. in 1966. Palma recorded with Frank Sinatra (Sinatra & Company), Michael Franks (Sleeping Gypsy), Milton Nascimento (Courage), Paul Desmond (Bridge Over Troubled Water). He worked with Antonio Carlos Jobim from 1969 to 1977 (recording such landmark albums as Tide, Stone Flower, Urubu and Matita Perê), and was a member of bands leds by Sergio Mendes (doing Mendes' original recording of Mas Que Nada), Walter Wanderley, Astrud Gilberto, João Donato and Stanley Turrentine. In 1996, he formed his own quartet (with Paulo Malaguti, Augusto Mattoso, Juarez Araujo and singer Ithamara Koorax), performing sold-out engagements at Vinicius nightclub in his native Rio de Janeiro, where the group was filmed for a TV broadcast on Japanese TV. Died on May 09, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, at age 75.
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ME-8 Maysa — João Palma Maysa* Maysa* - Maysa (Album) Elenco ME-8 Brazil 1964 Sell This Version
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ME-14 A Nova Bossa Nova — João Palma Roberto Menescal E Seu Conjunto Roberto Menescal E Seu Conjunto - A Nova Bossa Nova (Album) Elenco ME-14 Brazil 1964 Sell This Version
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LF-82 Wanda Vagamente — João Palma Wanda Sá Wanda Sá - Wanda Vagamente (Album) RGE LF-82 Argentina 1964 Sell This Version
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KL-1418 The Boy From Ipanema Beach — João Palma Menescal* Menescal* - The Boy From Ipanema Beach (Album) Kapp Records KL-1418 US 1965 Sell This Version
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HDA 371-07, HDA (S) 371-07 Equinox — João Palma Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66* Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66* - Equinox (Album) A&M Records HDA 371-07, HDA (S) 371-07 Spain 1967 Sell This Version
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AML 15, AML-15 Herb Alpert Presents Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66 — João Palma Sérgio Mendes & Brasil '66 = セルジオ・メンデスとブラジル'66* Sérgio Mendes & Brasil '66 = セルジオ・メンデスとブラジル'66* - Herb Alpert Presents Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66 (Album) A&M Records, A&M Records AML 15, AML-15 Japan 1968 Sell This Version
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S1107 Easy Listening — João Palma George Russell (3) George Russell (3) - Easy Listening (Album) Records By Pete S1107 US 1969 Sell This Version
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SP 3022 Moondreams — João Palma Walter Wanderley Walter Wanderley - Moondreams (Album) A&M Records, CTI Records SP 3022 Canada 1969 Sell This Version
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SP-3019 Courage — João Palma Milton Nascimento Milton Nascimento - Courage (Album) A&M Records, CTI Records SP-3019 US 1969 Sell This Version
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SP 4018 When It Was Done — João Palma Walter Wanderley Set Walter Wanderley Set - When It Was Done (Album) A&M Records, CTI Records SP 4018 Italy 1969 Sell This Version
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SP 3032, SP-3032 Bridge Over Troubled Water — João Palma Paul Desmond Paul Desmond - Bridge Over Troubled Water (Album) A&M Records, A&M Records SP 3032, SP-3032 Canada 1970 Sell This Version
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CTI 6002 Stone Flower — João Palma Antonio Carlos Jobim Antonio Carlos Jobim - Stone Flower (Album) CTI Records CTI 6002 US 1970 Sell This Version
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CTI 6008 Gilberto With Turrentine — João Palma Gilberto* With Turrentine* Gilberto* With Turrentine* - Gilberto With Turrentine (Album) CTI Records CTI 6008 US 1971 Sell This Version
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SMOFB 3746 Água & Vinho — João Palma Egberto Gismonti Mulhé Rendeira and 1 more… Egberto Gismonti - Água & Vinho (Album) Odeon SMOFB 3746 Brazil 1972 Sell This Version
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MCA 350 Jobim — João Palma Antonio Carlos Jobim Antonio Carlos Jobim - Jobim (Album) MCA Records MCA 350 New Zealand 1973 Sell This Version
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CTI 6052 S1 The Sugar Man — João Palma Stanley Turrentine Vera Cruz (as Joao Palma) Stanley Turrentine - The Sugar Man (Album) CTI Records CTI 6052 S1 US 1975 Sell This Version
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IT 8001 Mestiço — João Palma Luiz Henrique Luiz Henrique - Mestiço (Album) Itagra IT 8001 Brazil 1976 Sell This Version
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W 56220 Urubu — João Palma Antonio Carlos Jobim Antonio Carlos Jobim - Urubu (Album) Warner Bros. Records W 56220 Italy 1976 Sell This Version
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UR-718 I Wish I Knew How It (Would Feel To Be Free) / The Best Of Men Lose Sometime — João Palma Ray Rivera I Wish I Knew How It (Would Feel To Be Free) Ray Rivera - I Wish I Knew How It (Would Feel To Be Free) / The Best Of Men Lose Sometime(7") Jazz Kings (3) UR-718 US 1976 Sell This Version
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9299 222, 9299 223, 9299 224 Palco Corpo E Alma — João Palma Various Vinicius De Moraes (as João Cachorro) Various - Palco Corpo E Alma(Box + 3xLP, Comp) Philips, Philips, Philips 9299 222, 9299 223, 9299 224 Brazil 1976 Sell This Version
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BS 3004 Sleeping Gypsy — João Palma Michael Franks Michael Franks - Sleeping Gypsy (Album) Warner Bros. Records BS 3004 US 1977 Sell This Version
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BR. 96.018 Bôto EP — João Palma Antonio Carlos Jobim Antonio Carlos Jobim - Bôto EP(7", EP) Warner Bros. Records BR. 96.018 Brazil 1977 Sell This Version
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31C 064 422854 Louça Fina — João Palma Sueli Costa Sueli Costa - Louça Fina (Album) EMI 31C 064 422854 Brazil 1979 Sell This Version
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34.024-25 Sinatra-Jobim Sessions — João Palma Frank Sinatra & Antonio Carlos Jobim Frank Sinatra & Antonio Carlos Jobim - Sinatra-Jobim Sessions(2xLP, Comp) Reprise Records 34.024-25 Brazil 1979 Sell This Version
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AN-7004 Melhores Momentos  — João Palma Paulo Autran Paulo Autran - Melhores Momentos (LP, Album, Promo) Top Tape, Aquarela AN-7004 Brazil 1979 Sell This Version