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Ivan Conti

Ivan Conti, also known as "Mamão," was a Brazilian drummer and percussionist best known for his work with the jazz outfit Azymuth. Born on August 16th, 1946 in Rio de Janeiro, he made significant contributions to the music industry as a producer on various side projects. Ivan's unique style and talent earned him a prominent place among renowned artists in the industry.

Throughout his career, Ivan collaborated with notable musicians such as Arthur Verocai, Alex Malheiros, and Airto Moreira. His distinct sound can be heard in releases by Azymuth and other related projects. With his rhythmic expertise and innovative approach to percussion, Ivan left an indelible mark on the world of music.

Although Ivan sadly passed away on April 17th, 2023, his legacy lives on through his incredible body of work. Fans of Azymuth and lovers of jazz continue to appreciate his contributions to the genre. As we remember this legendary artist, we celebrate his enduring influence on Brazilian music and beyond.


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