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Airto Moreira

perc, dr, voc, *1941 BR, Santa Catarina (state)
Singer / Musician / Composer of Jazz
A.k.a. Airto Guimorvan Moreira

Airto Moreira (born August 5, 1941) is a Brazilian jazz drummer and percussionist. He is married to jazz singer Flora Purim, and their daughter Diana Moreira is also a singer. He currently[when?] resides in Los Angeles.

  • Percussion
  • Drums
  • Vocals
  • Flute
  • Backing Vocals
  • Jazz
  • Latin
  • R&B/Soul
  • Electronic
  • Rock
Popular Tracks   
Toque de cuica on Touching You, Touching Me by Airto Moreira
Tombo in 7/4 on Fingers by Airto
The Happy People on I'm Fine, How Are You? by Airto Moreira
Montanhas No Ceu - Brazil on On A Starry Night by Various Artists
Ritmo Do Mundo on Life After That by Airto Moreira
Anjo Da Guarda - Brazil on On A Starry Night by Various Artists
Partido alto on Touching You, Touching Me by Airto Moreira
Parana on Fingers by Airto
Treme terra on Three-Way Mirror by Airto Moreira, Flora Purim & Joe Farrell
Impressions on California Concert: The Hollywood Palladium by Various Artists

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
Free / Identity / Promises Of The SunAirto Moreira2019Compil.
Sides Of: JazzRon Carter, Airto Moreira, Peter Erskine2018Album
Fingers & In ConcertAirto Moreira, Eumir Deodato2018Album
AluêAirto Moreira2017Album
Toque De Cuica / Cosa NostraAirto Moreira, Erlon Chaves E Sua Banda Veneno2016Single
Celebration Suite / Maracatu AtômicoAirto Moreira / Gilberto Gil2016Single
Live At The Hollywood Bowl 1979Flora Purim & Airto Moreira2015Album
Live In BerkeleyAirto Moreira & Flora Purim2012Album
Ears To The GroundJacob Anderskov & Airto Moreira2008Album
Souse Re-edits #1Airto Moreira / Azymuth2005Album
Puerto Rico Heineken Jazzfest 2003The Chick Corea New Trio, Paquito D'Rivera Ensemble, Gary Burton And Makoto Ozone Duet, The Puerto Rico Heineken Jazzfest Big Band, Claudia Acuña, Ramón Vazquez Quartet, Nueva Manteca, Berklee Professors Band, William Cepeda AfroRican Jazz, Airto Moreira2003Album
Life After ThatAirto Moreira2003Album
Revenge Of The Killer BeesAirto Moreira2002Album
Wings Of ImaginationFlora Purim & Airto Moreira2001Compil.
Revenge Of The Killer BeesAirto Moreira2000Album
HomelessAirto Moreira2000Album
Really Real Classics Vol. 3Airto Moreira / Jimmy Smith2000Album
Essential - The Very Best Of Airto MoreiraAirto Moreira1999Compil.
Betta Daze EPBasement Jaxx, Future Earth & Airto Moreira1999Album
Ba-Tu-Ca-DaNey De Castro / Airto Moreira1999Album
Batucada Por Favor Album SamplerBob Azzam / Airto Moreira1998Album
Killer BeesAirto Moreira And The Gods Of Jazz1998Album
Ancient KingsDavid Friesen, Airto Moreira, Gary Barone1994Album
The Best Of AirtoAirto Moreira1994Compil.
Killer BeesAirto Moreira And The Gods Of Jazz1993Album
The Other Side Of ThisAirto Moreira1992Album
The Sun Is OutFlora Purim & Airto Moreira1989Album
Samba De FloraAirto Moreira1989Album
Struck By LightningAirto Moreira1989Album
The Colours Of LifeAirto Moreira / Flora Purim1988Album
Easy ListeningStanley Clarke, Bill Shields, Airto Moreira1987Album
Sarmad (With Airto And Friends)Sarmad With Airto Moreira1987Album
Bird Of ParadiseFlora Purim & Airto Moreira1986Single
The MagiciansFlora Purim And Airto Moreira1986Album
Move It On Up / Shoulder (Ombro)Flora Purim & Airto Moreira1985Single
Humble PeopleFlora Purim / Airto Moreira1985Album
Three-Way MirrorAirto Moreira, Flora Purim, Joe Farrell1985Album
Latino / Aqui Se PuedeAirto Moreira1984Album
DäfosMickey Hart, Airto Moreira, Flora Purim1983Album
Misa Espiritual – Airto's Brazilian MassAirto Moreira, Gil Evans, WDR Big Band Köln1983Album
Brazilian HeatwaveAirto Moreira Featuring Flora Purim1982Compil.
Touching You...Touching MeAirto Moreira1979Album
Open Space / Toque De CuicaAirto Moreira1979Single
AmajourAirto Moreira1979Single
The Best Of Deodato/AirtoEumir Deodato & Airto Moreira Special Guest Flora Purim1978Compil.
Celebration SuiteAirto Moreira1977Single
The Best Of AirtoAirto Moreira1977Compil.
I'm Fine. How Are You?Airto Moreira1977Album
The Essential AirtoAirto Moreira Featuring Flora Purim1976Compil.
Circo Marimbondo / CandangoAirto Moreira1976Single
Promises Of The SunAirto Moreira1976Album
IdentityAirto Moreira1975Album
Do It Again / Branches (O Galho Da Roseira)Eumir Deodato / Airto Moreira1974Single
In ConcertEumir Deodato / Airto Moreira1974Album
Fingers (El Rada)Airto Moreira1974Single
Virgin LandAirto Moreira1974Album
FingersAirto Moreira1973Album
ParanaAirto Moreira1973Single
FreeAirto Moreira1972Album
Andei (I Walked) / Papo Furado (Jive Talking)Airto Moreira1971Single
Seeds On The Ground - The Natural Sounds Of AirtoAirto Moreira1971Album
Andei / JuntosAirto Moreira1970Single
Natural FeelingsAirto Moreira1970Album
Paranà / Going Back To My Roots / Kalimba Tree / Anikana-OAirto Moreira / Lamont Dozier / Earth, Wind & Fire / KongasAlbum
Dedos / Alegre VueltaAirto MoreiraSingle
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