Eumir Deodato

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Eumir Deodato is a Brazilian funk artist and pop producer. His successes as an original artist (keyboards) occurred mainly in the 1970s. Since then, he has produced acts like Kool and the Gang.

Brazil

Deodato was born on 22 June 1943 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, of Italian and Portuguese parents. He is a musical autodidact, starting with the accordion at age 12 but rapidly learning instrumental and orchestral skills that culminated in his first recording session at age 17. Originally working as pianist and arranger in the Rio bossa nova scene, he rapidly outgrew this and, along with many other Brazilian musicians during the military dictatorship in their country, moved to New York, working with composer Luis Bonfa and later with producer Creed Taylor as an arranger. Additionally, he became keyboardist in Taylor's expanding group of backing artists.

Recording career

His first USA album Prelude, released in 1973, was of a big band Latin jazz style that immediately attracted a wide audience. His funky version of Strauss's "Also Sprach Zarathustra" won the 1974 Grammy Award for Best Pop Instrumental Performance and went No. 2 in the pop charts in the US and No. 7 in the UK.

His second album Deodato 2 however, despite being of the same style and quality, failed to meet sales expectations, and practically lead to the demise of the record label, Creed Taylor Inc. (CTI). He continued recording until the late 1980s on the Kenya label, but never reached the level of his early successes.

Producer

Deodato has worked as a producer since the 1970s, working with Kool and the Gang and Bjork (amongst others). In all, he has produced 500 albums, 15 of which have reached platinum, in addition to scoring a number of films.

Discography

  • Inútil Paisagem (1964)
  • Percepção (1972)
  • Prelude (1973)
  • Deodato 2 (1973)
  • Whirlwinds (1974)
  • Deodato/Airto in Corcert (1974)
  • Artistry (1974)
  • First Cuckoo (1975)
  • Very Together (1976)
  • Love Island (1978)
  • Knights of Fantasy (1979)
  • Night Cruiser (1980)
  • Happy Hour (1982)
  • Motion (1985)
  • Somewhere Out There (1989)

Sources

  • Deodato 2 re-release sleeve text

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His first USA album Prelude, released in 1973, was of a big band Latin jazz style that immediately attracted a wide audience. Eno has also been active in other artistic genres, producing videos for gallery display and collaborating with visual artists in other endeavors. Additionally, he became keyboardist in Taylor's expanding group of backing artists. In 1996 Brian Eno, and others, started the Long Now Foundation to educate the public into thinking about the very long term future of society. Brian Eno is also a columnist for the British newspaper, The Observer. Originally working as pianist and arranger in the Rio bossa nova scene, he rapidly outgrew this and, along with many other Brazilian musicians during the military dictatorship in their country, moved to New York, working with composer Luis Bonfa and later with producer Creed Taylor as an arranger. At this time he was also active in the Fluxus movement and his work with the Portsmouth Sinfonia came out of this. He is a musical autodidact, starting with the accordion at age 12 but rapidly learning instrumental and orchestral skills that culminated in his first recording session at age 17. Works released included early albums by John Adams, Michael Nyman, Gavin Bryars (the famous The Sinking of the Titanic), John Cage, and others.

Deodato was born on 22 June 1943 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, of Italian and Portuguese parents. Only 10 albums were released. Since then, he has produced acts like Kool and the Gang. Eno started the Obscure label in Britain in the early 70s to release works by less-known composers. His successes as an original artist (keyboards) occurred mainly in the 1970s. He is an innovator across many fields of music and recently he has collaborated on the development of the Koan algorithmic music generator. Eumir Deodato is a Brazilian funk artist and pop producer. He won the best producer award at the 1994 and 1996 BRIT awards.

Deodato 2 re-release sleeve text. He has contributed to albums by artists as varied as Nico, Robert Calvert, Genesis, Edikanfo, and Zvuki Mu. Somewhere Out There (1989). Eno has acted as a producer for a number of bands, including Talking Heads, U2, Devo, and James. Motion (1985). These tapes were later used as backgrounds in some of his collaborations with Robert Fripp, and the methodology (not entirely original with Eno) was used by Fripp (on his Frippertronics albums) and others. Happy Hour (1982). Side 1 consisted of a tape loop system for generating music from relative sparse input.

Night Cruiser (1980). The second side consisted of several versions of Pachelbel's canon to which various algorithmic transformations have been applied, rendering it almost unrecognisable. Knights of Fantasy (1979). In 1975, Eno released Discreet Music. Love Island (1978). Eno has also collaborated with Robert Fripp of King Crimson, John Cale, former member of Velvet Underground, on his trilogy Fear, Slow Dazzle and Helen of Troy, Robert Wyatt on his Shleep CD, with Jon Hassell, with the German duo Cluster, with composer Harold Budd and others. Very Together (1976). Outside, and on the song "I'm Afraid of Americans".

First Cuckoo (1975). Eno collaborated with David Bowie as a writer and musician on Bowie's influential "Berlin trilogy" of albums, Low, Heroes and Lodger, on Bowie's later album 1. Artistry (1974). He collaborated with David Byrne, formerly of Talking Heads, on My Life in the Bush of Ghosts, which was one of the first albums not associated with hip hop to extensively feature sampling. Deodato/Airto in Corcert (1974). His methods were recognized at the time (mid-70s) as being unique, so much so that on one album he contributed to (Genesis's The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway) he is credited with "Enossification.". Whirlwinds (1974). His skill at using "The Studio as a Compositional Tool" (the title of an essay by Eno) led in part to his career as a producer.

Deodato 2 (1973). Eno describes himself primarily as a "non-musician" and is indeed best known for "treating" instruments rather than playing them himself. Prelude (1973). He is widely cited as coining the term "ambient music" in his Ambient series (Music for Airports, The Plateaux of Mirror, Day of Radiance and On Land). Percepção (1972). He continued his career by producing a larger number of highly eclectic and increasingly ambient electronic and acoustic albums. Inútil Paisagem (1964). He also played with Phil Manzanera in the band 801.

Between 1973 and 1978 he created four influential solo-albums that followed somewhat in the genre of Roxy Music, in their having recognisable tunes and lyrics -- Here Come The Warm Jets, Taking Tiger Mountain (By Strategy), Another Green World and Before and After Science. After graduating in 1969, he moved to London where eventually he started his professional musical career playing keyboards with the band Roxy Music from 1971 to '73. He was educated at Ipswich Art School, where he developed an interest in using tape recorders as musical instruments, but transferred to the Winchester School of Art, where he experimented with his first (sometimes improvisational) bands. Jean le Baptiste de la Salle Eno, usually shortened to Brian Eno, (born May 15, 1948 in Woodbridge, Suffolk, England), is an electronic musician, producer, and music theorist.

Brian Peter George St. 2004 The Equatorial Stars (with Robert Fripp). 2004 Curiosities Volume 1. 2003 January 07003 | Bell Studies for The Clock of The Long Now.

2003 Compact Forest Proposal. 2003 Music for Civic Recovery Centre. 2002 Kite Stories. 2002 I Dormienti.

2002 Lightness. 2001 Drawn From Life (with Peter Schwalm). 1997 The Drop. 1995 Spinner (with Jah Wobble).

1993 Neroli. 1992 Nerve Net. 1990 Wrong Way Up (with John Cale). 1990 The Shutov Assembly.

1989 Textures. 1985 Begegnungen II (with Roedelius and Dieter Moebius aka Cluster). 1985 Hybrid (with Daniel Lanois and Michael Brook). 1985 Thursday Afternoon (soundtrack to an art gallery video).

1984 The Pearl (with Harold Budd). 1984 Begegnungen (with Roedelius and Dieter Moebius aka Cluster). 1983 Apollo: Atmospheres and Soundtracks. 1982 Ambient #4 / On Land.

1981 My Life In The Bush of Ghosts (with David Byrne). 1980 Ambient #3 / Day of Radiance (by Laraaji with Eno producing). 1: Possible Musics (with Jon Hassell). 1980 Fourth World, Vol.

1980 Ambient #2 / The Plateaux of Mirror (with Harold Budd). 1978 After the Heat (with Roedelius and Dieter Moebius aka Cluster). 1978 Music for Films. 1978 Ambient #1 / Music for Airports.

1978 Before and After Science. 1977 Cluster & Eno (with Cluster). 1975 Discreet Music. 1975 Another Green World.

1975 Evening Star (with Robert Fripp). 1974 Taking Tiger Mountain (By Strategy). 1973 Here Come The Warm Jets. 1973 Portsmouth Sinfonia Plays the Popular Classics (with the Portsmouth Sinfonia).

1973 No Pussyfooting (with Robert Fripp).

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