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Milton Banana (born Antônio de Souza) (23 April 1935 – 22 May 1998) was a bossa nova jazz drummer. A self-taught musician, he is best known for his collaboration with João Gilberto and Stan Getz and for his work with the trio he founded.
Bossa nova is a style of Brazilian music, which was developed and popularized in the 1950s and 1960s and is today one of the best-known Brazilian music styles abroad. The phrase bossa nova means literally "new trend" or "new wave". A lyrical fusion of samba and jazz, bossa nova acquired a large following in the 1960s, initially among young musicians and college students.
Jazz is a music genre that originated in the African-American communities of New Orleans, United States, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and developed from roots in blues and ragtime. Jazz is seen by many as "America's classical music". Since the 1920s Jazz Age, jazz has become recognized as a major form of musical expression. It then emerged in the form of independent traditional and popular musical styles, all linked by the common bonds of African-American and European-American musical parentage with a performance orientation. Jazz is characterized by swing and blue notes, call and response vocals, polyrhythms and improvisation. Jazz has roots in West African cultural and musical expression, and in African-American music traditions including blues and ragtime, as well as European military band music. Intellectuals around the world have hailed jazz as "one of America's original art forms".
A drummer is a percussionist who creates music using drums.
|1958||Odeon||Chega de Saudade (João Gilberto)||LP/CD|
|1962||Polydor||Muito à Vontade (João Donato e Seu Trio)||LP/CD|
|1963||Audio Fidelity||O ritmo e o som da bossa nova||LP|
|1966||Odeon||Balançando com Milton Banana Trio||LP|
|1967||Odeon||O som do Milton Banana Trio||LP|
|1968||Odeon||Milton Banana Trio||LP|
|1969||Odeon||Milton Banana Trio||LP|
|1977||RCA||Samba é isso||LP|
|1978||RCA||Samba é isso Vol, 2||LP|
|1979||RCA||Ao Meu Amigo Chico (Samba é isso) Vol, 3||LP|
|1980||RCA||Ao Meu Amigo Tom (Samba é isso) Vol, 4||LP|
|1981||RCA||Ao Meu Amigo Vinicius (Samba é isso) Vol, 5||LP|
|1984||RCA||Linha de Passe||LP|
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