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Heitor Pereira

g, *1960 BR, Rio Grande, Rio Grande do Sul
Singer / Musician / Composer of Pop and R&B/Soul
A.k.a. Heitor Teixeira Pereira

Brazilian born guitarist from Rio de Janeiro currently residing in Santa Monica, CA. Having played with some of the leading artists in Brazil he joined Simply Red (1984 -1995) as the band’s lead guitarist. He has also released three solo albums of his own music as well as featuring with widely diverse artists such as Sergio Mendes, Jack Johnson, Bryan Adams, Elton John, Seal, Willie Nelson and Nelly Furtado. In addition he has become involved in performing and composing film scores after attracting the attention of Hans Zimmer. He played guitar on and/or contributed music to the scores of Mission Impossible, Black Hawk Down, The Pledge and As Good As It Gets to name a few. Sometimes credited as Heitor and Heitor TP.

  • Guitar
  • Electric guitar
  • Pop
  • R&B/Soul
  • Electronic
  • Rock
  • Jazz
Popular Tracks   
Maximus on Gladiator: 20th Anniversary Edition by Hans Zimmer, The Lyndhurst Orchestra, Gavin Greenaway & Lisa Gerrard
Chums on Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa by Various Artists
Dueling Guitars on August Rush by Various Artists
PX-41 Labs on Despicable Me 2 by Various Artists
Despicable Me 3 Score Suite on Despicable Me 3 by Various Artists
Jillian on Despicable Me 2 by Various Artists
Take Her Home on Despicable Me 2 by Various Artists
It's Complicated on It's Complicated by Hans Zimmer & Heitor Pereira
The Angry Birds Movie Score Medley on The Angry Birds Movie by Various Artists
Tower of London on Minions by Various Artists

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
Nut Job 2: Nutty By NatureHeitor Pereira2017Album
Minions (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)Heitor Pereira2015Album
The Smurfs 2 : Original Motion Picture ScoreHeitor Pereira2013Album
Despicable Me (Original Score)Pharrell Williams & Heitor Pereira2010Album
It's Complicated - For Your ConsiderationHans Zimmer, Heitor Pereira2009Album
HeitorHeitor Pereira1994Album
LigeirinHeitor Pereira1994Single
HeitorHeitor Pereira1994Album
Heitor TPHeitor Pereira1987Album
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