Claudio Roditi

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Roditi in 2010

Cláudio Roditi (28 May 1946 – 17 January 2020) was a Brazilian jazz trumpeter. He was born in Rio de Janeiro. In 1976, he moved to New York City. Roditi was a member of Dizzy Gillespie's United Nations Orchestra. He also notably worked with Herbie Mann, Charlie Rouse and Paquito D'Rivera.[1] He was nominated for two Grammy Awards in 1995 and 2010.

On 17 January 2020, Roditi died of prostate cancer in South Orange, New Jersey. He was 73.[2]

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  1. "Claudio Roditi". AllMusic. Retrieved 20 January 2020.
  2. "Morre aos 73 anos o trompetista brasileiro Cláudio Roditi, referência do samba jazz nos EUA". O Globo (in Portuguese). 19 January 2020. Retrieved 20 January 2020.