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A Train proudly congratulates our winners of Downbeat Magazine’s 60th Annual Critics Poll: Bill Frisell and Zakir Hussain. We are equally proud of our other talented artists whose work was deemed worthy of attention: SF Jazz Collective, Wadada Leo Smith, … Continue reading
He won it last year and he won it again. Airto Moreira is chosen the Number One percussionist in Downbeat Magazine’s 76th Annual Readers Poll. This is a tradition we can all support. Congratulations to Airto!
One of the most famous and high-profile musicians in his field, Brazilian percussionist/drummer Airto Moreira helped make percussion an essential part of modern Jazz. Airto was born in 1941 in the small village of Itaiopolis – south Brasil, and was … Continue reading