Marcelo Kimura


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    Samba a Distancia
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    Samba Lelê Momotaro
Marcelo Kimura, Guitarist and Composer.
Born in Sao Paulo, Brazil in 1979, Marcelo was raised in a family of musicians and started playing guitar while still a small boy.
Having been exposed to such a vast musical range, Marcelo naturually became a saught after musician and vocalist in Brazil.
This would also lead to him developing his own musical style that greatly influences his love of Brazilian Music.
In 2004 Marcelo was blessed with the opportunity to come to Tokyo, Japan where he was instantly welcomed and
successful as a profesional Brazilian musician.
In January 2009, he formed the samba instrumental band “ Unit MISO BANANA”, and in January 2010 they released Album
“Uirapuru” to critical acclaim.
As a gifted composser and musician he constantly works with domestic ans well as international artists playing, arranging,
and composing Brazilian music.
In October 2013, he released the solo album “ Morro Do Urbana” at Motion Blue Yokohama, one of Japan’s premieres music venues.
In June 2014, he released ''Marcelo Kimura CD release LIVE” at the Nagoya Blue Note live house with great success.
In september 2018, he relesead the nem album ''Samba a distância''.
Samba à Distância (Samba in the Distance) is a crossroads of many paths. Conceived in Japan and inspired by Brazilian music, the album is a meeting point for those who love to listen to extraordinary music.


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