Sérgio Mendes

Sérgio Mendes

 

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Sérgio Santos Mendes (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈsɛʁʒju ˈsɐ̃tuʒ ˈmẽdʒiʃ]; born February 11, 1941)[1] is a Brazilian musician. He has over 55 releases, and plays bossa nova heavily crossed with jazz and funk.[1] He was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Song in 2012 as co-writer of the song "Real in Rio" from the animated film Rio.

Mendes is married to Gracinha Leporace, who has performed with him since the early 1970s. Mendes has also collaborated with many artists through the years, including the Black Eyed Peas, with whom he re-recorded in 2006 a version of his breakthrough hit "Mas Que Nada".

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Highlights10

Look Around
 
Look Around is the third studio album by Sérgio Mendes and Brasil '66 released in 1968.
Confetti
 
Confetti is an album from 1984 by Sérgio Mendes.
Brasil '86
 
Brasil '86 is an album by Sérgio Mendes.
Never Gonna Let You Go
 
"Never Gonna Let You Go" is a popular song from 1983 credited to Brazilian musician and bandleader Sérgio Mendes and sung by Joe Pizzulo and Leza Miller.

Photos - Sérgio Mendes27

People Recently Photographed with Sérgio Mendes1

Popular Albums20

Album Appearances & References3

Popular Songs1

Song Appearances & References7

Minor Film Appearances & References3

Book References & Influences1

Collaborators & Influencers7

Other Music-Related Relationships16

Commercial & Non-Profit Relationships1

Awards & Nominations9

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Videos12

News Articles6

Sergio Mendes Sexiest Musician Alive
  –  May 14, 2017
Sergio Mendes, 76, has been dubbed “the Sexiest Musician Alive” by Glamour's magazine in its June 2017 issue out this week. For the second year in a row 2016 and 2017 The magazine has released its annual list of the 100 men who made history hotter ...
'Hamilton' Star, Tony Bennett, Brazilian Artist Sergio Mendes and More Announced for Symphony's Bayside Summer Nights 2017
  –  March 14, 2017
"Hamilton" star Leslie Odom, Jr., legendary musician Tony Bennett and internationally acclaimed Brazilian artist Sergio Mendes are a few of the artists set to perform at the San Diego Symphony's Bayside Summer Nights 2017 this summer. The season kicks off ...
New Sergio Mendes Documentary Celebrates The Life And Music Of A Legendary Brazilian Maestro
  –  April 3, 2017
DLC, April 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Pioneering Brazilian producer, composer, keyboardist, vocalist and Oscar®-nominated songwriter Sergio ... www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/new-sergio-mendes-documentary-celebrates-the-life-and-music-of-a-legendary ...
New Sergio Mendes Documentary Celebrates The Life And Music Of A Legendary Brazilian Maestro
  –  April 3, 2017
vocalist and Oscar(R)-nominated songwriter Sergio Mendes will be the subject of a new feature documentary by Emmy(R), Grammy(R) and Writers Guild Award nominee John Scheinfeld (The U.S. vs. John Lennon, Who Is Harry Nilsson [And Why is Everybody Talkin ...
New Sergio Mendes Documentary Celebrates The Life And Music Of A Legendary Brazilian Maestro
  –  April 3, 2017
DLC, April 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Pioneering Brazilian producer, composer, keyboardist, vocalist and Oscar®-nominated songwriter Sergio Mendes will be the subject of a new feature documentary by Emmy®, Grammy® and Writers Guild Award nominee John ...
New Sergio Mendes Documentary Celebrates The Life And Music Of A Legendary Brazilian Maestro
  –  April 3, 2017
DLC, April 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Pioneering Brazilian producer, composer, keyboardist, vocalist and Oscar®-nominated songwriter Sergio Mendes will be the subject of a new feature documentary by Emmy®, Grammy® and Writers Guild Award nominee John ...

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