Sergio Mendes

Sérgio Santos Mendes is a Brazilian pianist, composer, arranger and bandleader. With over 55 releases, he has become a prominent figure in the music industry. Known for his unique fusion of bossa nova, jazz, and funk, Mendes has captivated audiences worldwide with his distinct sound.

His talent extends beyond just creating music; Mendes was nominated for an Oscar in 2012 as co-writer of the song "Real in Rio" from the animated film Rio. This recognition further solidifies his status as a versatile artist.

Mendes stands out as a Brazilian musician who has gained significant popularity in the United States. It is here where most of his albums were recorded and where he embarked on numerous successful tours throughout his career. His impact on American music cannot be understated.


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