Eumir Deodato

Real Name:Eumir Deodato De Almeida

Brazilian musician, composer, arranger, producer, and artist.

Born: 22 June 1942 (or 21 June 1943) in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil.

By 1967 Deodato had moved to the USA, known for his 1979-1982 production work for Kool & The Gang and composing TV and film scores.

Primarily based in the jazz realm but who historically has been known for eclectic melding of big band and combo jazz with varied elements of rock/pop, R&B/funk, Brazilian/Latin, and symphonic or orchestral music.

His records can predominately be categorised as pop/jazz or crossover jazz. His successes as an original artist (keyboards) occurred mainly in the 1970s. Since then, he has produced or arranged music in more than 500 albums for acts ranging from Kool & The Gang to Björk, Christophe and k.d. lang, while keeping his collaborations with fellow Brazilian artists Milton Nascimento, Ithamara Koorax and Marcos Valle.

Since 2011 he collaborates with the band Euro Groove Department in the live project Eumir Deodato & Euro Groove Department.

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