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Heitor Teixeira Pereira was born in Brazil and has worked for Brazilian jazz musicians such as Ivan Lins and Lani Hall. In July 1988 he joined Simply Red as a guitarist and stayed with the band until 1996. During that time he shortened his name to Heitor TP. In 1994 he released a solo album called "Heitor" with the help of some of the other Simply ... See full bio »


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Despicable Me Music Department
The Angry Birds Movie Music Department
Tears of the Sun Music Department
The Smurfs Music Department


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 2022 The Brillant World of Tom Gates (musician: guitar) (filming)
 2022 The Jesuit (musician) (completed)
 2021 Space Jam: A New Legacy (Musician - uncredited)
 2019 The Lion King (musician: kalimba - as Hector Pereira)
 2018 Smallfoot (musician)
 2017 Please Stand By (musician)
 2017 The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature (musician) / (score composed and produced by)
 2017 Despicable Me 3 (musician)
 2017 The Last Animals (Documentary) (additional music by)
 2016 The Early Hatchling Gets the Worm (Short) (musician)
 2016 The Angry Birds Movie (musician)
 2016 Sonic Sea (Documentary) (musician)
 2015 Minions (featured musician - as Hector Pereira)
 2014 Saving My Tomorrow (TV Series documentary) (music performers - 1 episode)
- Part 1 & 2 (2014) ... (music performers: songs)
 2014 If I Stay (musician)
 2013 The Smurfs 2 (musician)
 2013 Despicable Me 2 (musician)
 2013 Madly Madagascar (Video short) (musician)
 2012 Beverly Hills Chihuahua 3: Viva La Fiesta! (Video) (musician)
 2012 Earth's Most Threatened Tribe (Documentary short) (musician)
 2011 Spy Kids 4-D: All the Time in the World (composer: additional music) / (musician)
 2011 Cowboys & Aliens (musician: guitar)
 2011 The Smurfs (musician)
 2011 Brad & Gary (Short) (musician)
 2011 The Little Engine That Could (musician)
 2011 Rango (composer: additional music) / (musician: guitar)
 2011 A Little Bit of Heaven (musician: guitars)
 2011 From Prada to Nada (musician)
 2010 Unstoppable (musician) / (musician: guitar)
 2010 Despicable Me (musician)
 2009 It's Complicated (featured soloist)
 2009 Merry Madagascar (TV Short) (musician)
 2009 The Canyon (musician)
 2009 The Taking of Pelham 123 (musician: featured soloist)
 2009 Angels & Demons (musician)
 2008 Love Tap (Short) (musician)
 2008 Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (musician)
 2008 Beverly Hills Chihuahua (musician)
 2008 The Dark Knight (musician: guitar - uncredited)
 2008 Casi divas (composer: additional music) / (musician)
 2007 Bee Movie (composer: additional music)
 2007 August Rush (musician: solo guitar)
 2007 The Kite Runner (musician: guitar)
 2007 Running the Sahara (Documentary) (musician)
 2007 Illegal Tender (musician)
 2007 The Simpsons Movie (composer: additional music) / (featured musician: guitar)
 2007 Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (composer: additional music) / (musician)
 2007 Suburban Girl (musician)
 2006 The Holiday (composer: additional music) / (soloist: guitar)
 2006 Deja Vu (musician)
 2006 Flushed Away (musician)
 2006 Two Weeks (musician)
 2006 Blind Dating (musician)
 2006 The Reef (musician)
 2006 Ask the Dust (musician)
 2006 Curious George (musician)
 2005 V for Vendetta (musician)
 2005 The Weather Man (musician: electric guitar - uncredited)
 2005 Domino (composer: additional music) / (musician)
 2005 The Island (musician)
 2005 Madagascar (composer: additional music) / (musician)
 2005 HBO First Look (TV Series documentary short) (additional musician - 1 episode)
- Madagascar: Welcome to the Jungle (2005) ... (additional musician)
 2005 A Thousand Roads (Short) (musician)
 2004 Spanglish (composer: additional music) / (musician)
 2004 Team America: World Police (composer: additional music) / (musician) / (musician: acoustic and electric guitars)
 2004/I Return to Sender (composer: additional music) / (musician)
 2004/I Haven (musician)
 2004 Shark Tale (musician)
 2004 Shrek 2 (composer: additional music - uncredited) / (musician - uncredited)
 2004 Man on Fire (composer: additional music - uncredited) / (musician: acoustic and electric guitar)
 2004 Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights (musician)
 2003 Something's Gotta Give (composer: additional music) / (featured musician)
 2003 The Rundown (composer: additional music) / (musician)
 2003 Matchstick Men (musician)
 2003 Bad Boys II (musician)
 2003 Barely Legal (composer: additional music) / (musician)
 2003 Tears of the Sun (musician: guitars and kalimbas) / (performer: Tears of the Sun Band)
 2002 September 11 (musician)
 2002 Passionada (composer: additional music) / (musician)
 2002 Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron (composer: additional music) / (musician)
 2002 Dead in the Water (musician)
 2002 Real Women Have Curves (musician)
 2001 Black Hawk Down (composer: additional music - uncredited) / (musician)
 2001 I Am Sam (featured musician: ukes & guitars) / (musician)
 2001 Riding in Cars with Boys (musician)
 2001 Pearl Harbor (musician)
 2001 Spy Kids (composer: additional music) / (musician)
 2001 Nobody's Baby (musician: guitar - as Hector Periera)
 2001/I The Pledge (composer: additional music) / (musician)
 2000 An Everlasting Piece (composer: additional music, jigs) / (musician)
 2000 Woman on Top (music consultant)
 2000 Mission: Impossible II (composer: additional music) / (musician)
 2000 Gladiator (musician: guitars - uncredited)
 2000 The Road to El Dorado (musician: guitars)
 2000 Love & Sex (composer: additional music) / (musician)
 1999 Candyman: Day of the Dead (Video) (musician)
 1999 Orfeu (composer: additional music) / (musician)
 1997 As Good as It Gets (musician - uncredited)
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Alternate Names:

Hector Pereira | Hector Periera | Simply Red | Heitor T.P.

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He usually works with Hans Zimmer: The Road to El Dorado, Gladiator, Mission:Impossible 2, Pearl Harbor, The Pledge, Riding in Cars With Boys.

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