Samba singer Joel Teixeira became a well-known carnival composer in the 1970s, and recorded prolifically through the 1980s. Like other young sambistas such as Almir Guineto and Jorge Aragao, Teixeira was a modernist, gently mixing in modern pop along with traditional samba sounds. Here's a quick look at his work...
Joel Teixeira "Bom Dia, Amor" (EMI-Odeon, 1978) (LP)
Although Teixeira had been writing carnival sambas and releasing singles for a few years, this was his first full album...
Joel Teixeira "So Musica" (EMI-Odeon, 1979) (LP)
Joel Teixeira "Amanheceu" (EMI-Odeon, 1979) (LP)
Joel Teixeira "Quando O Sol Brilhar" (EMI-Odeon, 1980) (LP)
Joel Teixeira "Ciume De Viola" (EMI-Odeon, 1981) (LP)
Joel Teixeira "Um Sorriso Amigo" (EMI-Odeon, 1982) (LP)
Joel Teixeira "Eta Vida Boa" (EMI-Odeon, 1982) (LP)
Joel Teixeira "Prova De Carinho" (1985)
Joel Teixeira "Casa Do Compositor Musical" (2002)
Joel Teixeira "Luz Do Samba" (CID, 2003)
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