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Baden Powell

Baden Powell de Aquino was a Brazilian guitarist and composer who was active as a performer and recording artist for over four decades. He was one of the most influential and highly regarded musicians in the world of Brazilian music, and his playing was characterized by its virtuosity, elegance, and sophisticated use of harmony. Powell was known for his fingerstyle playing and his ability to blend elements of jazz, classical music, and traditional Brazilian music into his compositions and performances. He released numerous albums as a solo artist and collaborated with many of the top musicians in Brazil and beyond, including João Gilberto, Carlos Jobim, and Miles Davis.

Notable Recordings :

  • Baden Powell Swings With Jimmy Pratt (1962)
  • Tristeza on Guitar (1966)
  • Poema on Guitar (1968)
  • Images On Guitar (1972)

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