Marcos Valle

Marcos Valle was born in Rio de Janeiro on September 14th, 1943. He was raised on a staple diet of classical, Brazilian popular music and North American jazz. Marcos grew up to be one of the most influential musicians (guitar, piano and vocals) of the Bossa Nova period.

He studied classical music and piano for thirteen years; starting when he was just six years old. He straddled North and South America for over twenty years taking part in some of the most important recordings by artists including Sarah Vaughan, Frank Sinatra, Tom Jobim, Sergio Mendes, Leon Ware, Chicago and Airto Moreira. In 1963, at the tender age of twenty, Marcos managed to record over a dozen albums in Brazil debuting with ‘Samba Demais'.

Overnight, Marcos was a success and the Association of Brazilian Critics awarded him the title of Best Newcomer. He was to be showered with a further three awards from them...

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Marcos Valle Albums

3 records