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Guilherme Franco

perc, *1946 BR, São Paulo
Musician of Jazz and R&B/Soul
A.k.a. Antonio Guilherme De Souza Franco

Brazilian percussionist and drummer, born 25 November 1946 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Died on November 12, 2016 in Mogi das Cruzes, São Paulo, Brazil. Was a member of groups led by McCoy Tyner, Keith Jarrett, Don Pullen, Lonnie Liston Smith, Azar Lawrence as well as of the Amazon big band led by Thiago de Mello. Also recorded with Carlos Franzetti, Archie Shepp, Elvin Jones, Buster Williams and many others.

  • Percussion
  • Vocals
  • Drums
  • Congas
  • Flute
  • Jazz
  • R&B/Soul
  • Latin
  • Folk
  • World
Popular Tracks   
Teu Descanso on Teu Descanso by Guilherme Franco
Teu Descanso - Playback on Teu Descanso by Guilherme Franco

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Band Members
Title Artist Year Type
Brazilian WatercolourIvo Perelman With Matthew Shipp, Rashied Ali, Guilherme Franco, Cyro Baptista1999Album
Capoeira: Legendary Music Of BrazilGuilherme Franco1998Album
Ichi-BanLouis Hayes, Junior Cook, Woody Shaw, Ronnie Mathews, Stafford James, Guilherme Franco1976Album
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