Carlos Almeida

Carlos Almeida is originally from Rio de Janeiro, where he began playing accordion, then acoustic guitar, at age 10. He received a university degree in economics, but the call of music was powerful and he abandoned that career for a life of samba and other styles of Brazilian music. During his career, he has played with major Brazilian stars, including Beth Carvalho, Jorje Aragão, Alcione, Martinho da Vila, Jair Rodrigues, Jorje Ben Jor.

Carlos been living and performing in the United States since 1987, where he is one of the leaders of the award-winning band, Grupo Saveiro, an integral member of Choro Ensemble, a leader of many custom ensembles for events


82 West 3rd Street (btw Thompson & Sullivan) Greenwich Village New York NY 10012 tel. 212-477-ZINC (9462) Open 7 days: 6pm-2:30am weeknights 6pm-3am weekends

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