Nene Trio
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Nenê, drummer with one of the most successful Brazilian Music careers; bass player Alberto Luccas and pianist Írio Jr., form “Nenê Trio”. As result of a modern, original and inventive encounter, they are releasing the album, “Outono”, which brings 10 originals themes, all written and arranged by Nenê. “Outono” stands out as the 11th album of the drummer’s solo career, and the first with this new Trio lineup.

Nene is convinced of the vivid Brazilian elements of this work “It is for sure something new, to compose using sophisticated harmonies and melodies with strong elements of Brazilian rhythms. This is what Alberto, Írio and I had in mind when we made this new album”. Some important compliments are already being collected. “I was deeply impressed by the musical quality of this album. The high technical level did not hide the sensibility and beauty of the compositions that, along with the arrangements, are extremely refined” defined Mr. Dori Caymmi, one of the most important Brazilian musicians.

Nenê

Musicians with the verve of Realcino Lima Filho, aka Nenê, will always be celebrated for the importance of their work. Internationally known for the talent and uniqueness of his drum playing, and also for his work as a composer, arranger and educator; the “gaucho” (born in Porto Alegre – south of Brazil), builds incredible atmospheres in his compositions.

Nenê recorded some of the Brazilian music landmark albums throughout his career, such as “Sanfona” (1981) with Egberto Gismonti, for the ECM label, “Ao vivo em Montreaux” (1979) with Hermeto Pascoal, “Clube da Esquina 2” (1978) with Milton Nascimento, and “Falso Brilhante” (1976), with Elis Regina. He also played with major jazz musicians such as Charlie Haden, Steve Lacy and Richard Galliano, just to name a few.

Released in 1983, “Bugre” Nenê´s first solo album was chosen by the French magazine, Jazz Hot, as one of the ‘year’s top 10’. In 1997, “Suite Curral del Rey” was nominated for “Best Latin Jazz Album”. Celebrating more then four decades as a drummer, Nenê keeps innovating and renewing his music.