Arthur Verocai

Arthur Verocai was born in Rio de Janeiro on 17 June 1945. He is a guitar player, composer and orchestra conductor. Arthur Verocai began his professional music career in 1969 as music director and guitar player for the show ‘É a maior.’ That same year he wrote orchestra arrangements which were presented in the music festivals of Porto Alegre and Sao Paulo for the first time. Over the next few years he was responsible for the orchestration of albums by Ivan Lins, Jorge Ben, Elizeth Cardoso, Gal Costa, Quarteto em Cy, MPB 4 and Marcos Valle, among others.

In the 1970s he was hired by Brazil’s biggest TV station, TV Globo, as musical director where he wrote the arrangements for many of the stations biggest shows. His work for publicity campaigns includes advertisements of Brahma, Fanta, Petrobrás, Sul América, Souza Cruz e Shell, among others. His works in these fields have been awarded...

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