Claudio Roditi

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Birthday
28, 1946
Birthplace
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
28, 1946 (age 72)
Birthplace
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

About

Multiple Grammy Award-winning trumpeter who collaborated with the United Nations Orchestra and did solo work.

Before Fame

Beginning his musical studies at the age of five in his native Brazil, he listened to the records of American jazz greats like Louis Armstrong and Harry James.

Trivia

Though he grew up mostly listening to American jazz, his music later took on elements of the bossa nova genre and rhythms from his native country.

Family Life

He was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Associated With

Dizzy Gillespie led the United Nations Orchestra, which at one point included Roditi.