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Airto Moreira
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Moreira in concert in 2007
Background information
Birth name Airto Guimorvan Moreira
Born August 5, 1941 (1941-08-05) (age 80)
Itaiópolis, Brazil
Genres Jazz, jazz fusion, Brazilian jazz, pop, baião
Occupation(s) Musician, bandleader, composer
Instruments Drums, percussion
Years active 1954–present
Labels One Way, CTI, Arista, Warner Music Japan
Associated acts Flora Purim, Return to Forever, Miles Davis, Hermeto Pascoal, Heraldo do Monte

Airto Guimorvan Moreira (born August 5, 1941) is a Brazilian jazz drummer and percussionist. He is married to jazz singer Flora Purim, and their daughter Diana Moreira is also a singer. Coming to prominence in the late 1960s as a member of the Brazilian ensemble Quarteto Novo, he moved to the United States and worked in jazz fusion with Miles Davis and Return to Forever.

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