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Artist Biography For Djavan

Born 27 January 1949 In Alagoas Brazil Djavan Combines Traditional Brazilian Rhythms With Popular Music Drawn From All Over The American Continent Europe And Africa. Born Into A Poor Family In Maceió Capital Of Alagoas Northeast Brazil Djavan Formed The Group Luz Som Dimensão LSD - "Light Sound Dimension" Playing Beatles Covers. In 1973 Djavan Moved To Rio De Janeiro And Started Singing In Local Nightclubs. After Competing In Several Festivals He Gained Attention And Recorded The Album A Voz O Violão E A Arte De Djavan In 1976. The Album Included The Song "Flor De Lis" Which Became One Of His Most Memorable Hits. Albums That Followed Included His Other Musical Influence African Music And Additional Hits Followed Like "Açaí" "Sina" And "Samurai" Which Featured Stevie Wonder's Harmonica. His Best Known Compositions Are "Meu Bem Querer" "Oceano" "Faltando Um Pedaço" "Esquinas" "Seduzir" "Pétala" "Lilás" "A Ilha" "Fato Consumado" "Álibi" "Azul" And "Serrado". His Songs Have Been Recorded By Al Jarreau Carmen McRae The Manhattan Transfer And In Brazil By Gal Costa Dori Caymmi Nana Caymmi Lenine João Bosco Chico Buarque Daniela Mercury Ney Matogrosso Dominguinhos Caetano Veloso Maria Bethânia Johnny Alf And Other Artists. The 1988 Epic Records Single "Stephen's Kingdom" Featured A Guest Appearance From Stevie Wonder. In 1999 His Live Concert Double-Volume Album Ao Vivo Has Sold 1.2 Million Copies And The Song "Acelerou" Became The Best Brazilian Song Of The Year At 2000 Latin Grammy Awards. Http //en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/Djavan

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