Cyro Baptista

Cyro Baptista

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Cyro Baptista (born December 23, 1950) is a Brazilian musician, teacher, and recording artist specializing in percussion in the genres of jazz and world music. Born in S o Paulo, Brazil, Baptista arrived in the U.S. in 1980 with a scholarship to the Woodstock-based Creative Music Studio. He has recorded and toured regularly with popular musicians and groups. Baptista creates many of the percussion instruments he plays. Baptista recorded with pianist Herbie Hancock on his 2005 release, Possibilities. In 2002 Baptista toured with Yo-Yo Ma's Brazil Project and also appeared on the Obrigado Brazil album - winner of two Grammy awards. He also toured with Trey Anastasio of Phish and John Zorn. He recorded and performed worldwide with Herbie Hancock's Grammy award winning Gershwin's World. Baptista collaborated with Wynton Marsalis and the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra for a Brazilian Carnival modern jazz concert. For over two years, he toured with Paul Simon's Rhythm of the Saints tour and appears on his Concert in Central Park release. He also toured worldwide with Sting in 2001.show more

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  • Paperback | 100 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 159g
  • Cred Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136599554
  • 9786136599557