|Born||2 August 1944|
|Died||9 March 2016 (aged 71)|
|Occupation(s)||Composer, songwriter, instrumentalist, vocalist|
|Instruments||Percussion, berimbau, vocals|
Naná Vasconcelos (2 August 1944 – 9 March 2016) was a Brazilian percussionist, vocalist and berimbau player. He was known for his work as a solo artist on over two dozen albums, He worked with Pat Metheny, Don Cherry, Egberto Gismonti, Gato Barbieri and Milton Nascimento. He was born in Recife, Brazil.
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- "Lenda da percussão brasileira, Naná Vasconcelos morre aos 71 anos - Últimas Notícias - UOL Música". UOL Música (in Portuguese). Retrieved 2016-03-09.