By the end of an incredible life full of adventure, misfortune and surreal accomplishments, a self-taught drummer, exalted to jazz legend among the community for having introduced to the ...
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By the end of an incredible life full of adventure, misfortune and surreal accomplishments, a self-taught drummer, exalted to jazz legend among the community for having introduced to the stage dozens of inexperienced young people acclaimed today in the music industry, suffers a stroke. At first, half of his body is paralysed, but his stubbornness is overpowering. The mission is ambitious: to regain full movement, play the drums once again, introduce one last singer and return to Paris, where he played with Nina Simone and lived under a bridge.Written by
Seven years before start pre-producing "The Ninth Life of Gualdino", director Filipe Araujo published a 7 pages story about Gualdino Barros in the Sunday magazine of Diário de Notícias (Portugal). The article was cover of Grande Reportagem Nº 245 (17-09-2005). See more »
[When I returned to Lisbon, someone took me to the Hot Club and there was a guy playing the drums called Luís Sangareu. I was impressed, man. But it wasn't because of the drums, it was because of the way he looked, his girlfriends, his clothes... He was stylish and trendy, man... He had no skill, but he had talent, so he conveyed emotion. That's what excited me to play the drums. If I played the drums, man, I could have those girlfriends. I had to leave the piano]
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