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Jackson do Pandeiro

Jackson do Pandeiro

Jackson do Pandeiro


Jackson do Pandeiro (José Gomes Filho, August 31, 1919 – July 10, 1982) was a Brazilian percussionist and singer. Born José Gomes Filho, in Paraíba, Brazil, a region in the northeast of the country, Jackson do Pandeiro's mother, Flora Mourão, was a musician and singer who played several percussion instruments. As a child he had originally wanted to play the accordion, but his parents could not afford it and bought him a pandeiro, a type of tambourine, in its place. Read more on Last.fm
Jackson do Pandeiro (José Gomes Filho, August 31, 1919 – July 10, 1982) was a Brazilian percussionist and singer. Born José Gomes Filho, in Paraíba, Brazil, a region in the northeast of the country, Jackson do Pandeiro's mother, Flora Mourão, was a musician and singer who played several percussion instruments. As a child he had originally wanted to play the accordion, but his parents could not afford it and bought him a pandeiro, a type of tambourine, in its place. He began playing music with the zabumba, however, in order to assist his mother in performances. When Jackson was 13 years old his family moved to Campina Grande, a city in Paraíba.

After the move, Jackson lived in João Pessoa, where he performed in various cabarets and on the radio; and also to Recife, where he eventually began working in a radio station and took the pseudonym of Jackson do Pandeiro. Originally his mother had nicknamed him "Jack", after the actor Jack Perry, who played parts in cowboy films which were popular in Brazil during Jackson's youth. He had his first hit with "Sebastiana", a song based on traditional Brazilian rhythms. The single was followed by a number of albums that were successful with audiences throughout Brazil. Soon after, he joined his future wife Almira Castilhos de Albuquerque on a trip to Rio de Janeiro, financed by his recent success.

The two had been performing in a duo together and were eventually married in October 1954. However, the duo and marriage were jointly ended in 1967, and Jackson's popularity diminished soon after. Jackson did find some greater success later, though, when the popular singer and guitarist Gilberto Gil, as well as the singer Gal Costa, recorded some of his material in 1972. Discography 1954: Sua Majestade - o Rei do Ritmo 1955: Jackson do Pandeiro 1956: Forró do Jackson 1957: Jackson e Almira - Os Donos do Ritmo 1958: Forró do Jackson 1959: Jackson do Pandeiro 1960: Cantando de Norte a Sul 1961: Ritmo, Melodia e a Personalidade de Jackson do Pandeiro 1961: Mais Ritmo 1962: A Alegria da Casa 1962: ...É Batucada! 1963: Forró do Zé Lagoa 1964: Tem Jabaculê 1964: Coisas Nossas 1965: ...E Vamos Nós! 1966: O Cabra da Peste 1967: A Braza do Norte 1970: Aqui Tô Eu 1971: O Dono do Forró 1972: Sina de Cigarra 1973: Tem Mulher, Tô Lá 1974: Nossas Raízes 1975: A Tuba da Muié 1976: É Sucesso 1977: Um Nordestino Alegre 1978: Alegria Minha Gente 1980: São João Autêntico de Jackson do Pandeiro 1981: Isso é que é Forró! Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..

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