Mario Adnet

Mario Adnet is more well-known internationally for having had his arrangements and compositions recorded with a wide range of artists, including Joyce, Tom Jobim, Leny Andrade and Joyce. Adnet began studying music theory in 1974. After completing his high school education in the U.S., Adnet moved to Austria where he continued his musical studies at The Vienna School of Music. Adnet worked with Claudio Nucci between 1977 and 1979. He released his first album in 1981 with composer and pianist Alberto Rosenblit. He was a finalist for TV Globo’s MPB81 in 1981 and was, up until 1982, an arranger at Polygram. He began to arrange for Joyce, Vinicius Canutuaria and Claudio Nucci in 1983. Independent Producers Association awarded his second album, Planeta Azul (1984), which was also his first solo album. Joyce, Clara Sandroni and Leny Anderson launched his songs in Europe, Japan, and the U.S. in 1990. Tom Jobim recorded Adnet’s arrangement of “Maracangalha” (by Dorival Cammi) on his final CD Antonio Brasileiro in 1994. This album received a Grammy. Adnet, Jorge Ben Jor and Djavan performed in Miami in 1994. His CD Pedra Bonita, featuring special guests Tom Jobim and Joyce, Paulo Moura and Lisa Ono, was released in Japan that same year. Ono performed in several cities the following year. His soundtrack to Buena Sorte (Tania Lamarca) won the first prize at the II Brazilian Film Festival of Miami in 1998. All music

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