Brothers Sergio & Odair Assad, also known as the Duo Assad, established themselves in the 1970s as among of Brazil's preeminent guitarists, working in both Brazilian and non-Brazilian classical styles. The Assad family has the makings of a musical dynasty: Odair Assad's daughter, Badi Assad has also established herself as an international star, while Sergio Assad's daughter Clarice is a jazz pianist and composer. Here's a quick look at their work...
Sergio & Odair Assad "Latino America Para Duas Guitarras" (Continental, 1977)
Sergio & Odair Assad "Heitor Villa-Lobos: Obra Completa Para Violao Solo" (Kuarup, 1978)
Sergio & Odair Assad "Alma Brasileira" (Nonesuch, 1989)
Sergio & Odair Assad "...Play Rameau, Scarlatti, Couperin, Bach" (Nonesuch, 1993)
Sergio & Odair Assad/Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg "Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg/Sergio & Odair Assad" (Nonesuch, 2000)
Sergio & Odair Assad "Play Piazzolla" (Nonesuch, 2001)
Sergio & Odair Assad "Familia Assad: Um Songbook Brasileiro" (Rob Digital, 2007) (DVD)
Sergio & Odair Assad "Jardim Abandonado" (Nonesuch, 2007)
Sergio & Odair Assad/Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg "Originis: Live from Brasil" (NSS Music, 2009)
With Clarice Assad...
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