Mu Carvalho

About Mu Carvalho

Who is it?: Music Department, Composer, Soundtrack
Birth Day: June 8, 1957
Birth Place: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Birth Name: Maurício Magalhães Carvalho

Mu Carvalho

Composer, pianist, arranger and producer. Founder and member of A Cor Do Som, Mu Carvalho has had his compositional...
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Popular As Mu Carvalho
Occupation Music Department
Age 63 years old
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Born June 8, 1957 (Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Birthday June 8
Town/City Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Nationality Brazil

🌙 Zodiac

Mu Carvalho’s zodiac sign is Gemini. According to astrologers, Gemini is expressive and quick-witted, it represents two different personalities in one and you will never be sure which one you will face. They are sociable, communicative and ready for fun, with a tendency to suddenly get serious, thoughtful and restless. They are fascinated with the world itself, extremely curious, with a constant feeling that there is not enough time to experience everything they want to see.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Mu Carvalho was born in the Year of the Rooster. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Rooster are practical, resourceful, observant, analytical, straightforward, trusting, honest, perfectionists, neat and conservative. Compatible with Ox or Snake.

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Composer, pianist, arranger and producer. Founder and member of A Cor Do Som, Mu Carvalho has had his compositional talent confirmed by the hits "Sapato Velho" (with Paulinho Tapajos), "Terra do Nunca", "Chocolate Com Pimenta" (with Aldir Blanc), "Semente do Amor" and "Swingue Menina" (with Moraes Moreira) and by the music written for the soundtracks of the films A Dama do Lotação, Os Sete Gatinhos, Navalha na Carne (all by Neville de Almeida), O Noviço Rebelde, Xuxa e os Duendes 2, and Xuxa Popstar (all by Tizuka Yamazaki).

His first solo album was the LP Meu Continente Encontrado (1985), that had the special participation of Luis Eça, Egberto Gismonti, Ze Luiz and produced by Egberto Gismonti. As a sideman on live performances and recordings, Mu has worked with artists like Chico Buarque, Jorge Ben Jor, MPB-4, Alceu Valenca, Moraes Moreira, Fernanda Abreu, Legião Urbana, Luiz Caldas, Paulinho Moska, Gabriel O Pensador, and Marina Lima.

Also a producer, Mu received a 15-diamond CD for his work for the collection Biblia Sagrada, which sold over 15 million copies. Mu debuted in the artistic career at 16 in the group Semente. In 1974, he became a member of Jorge Ben's Banda do Ze Pretinho.

In the next year, the group that would be known as "A Cor Do Som" (Mu, his brother Dadi, Gustavo, and Armandinho) was Moraes Moreira's support band and recorded his first album. In 1976, Mu wrote "Sapato Velho" (with Claudio Nucci/Paulinho Tapajos).

The song became a hit and was re-recorded several times, which confirmed Mu Carvalho as a composer. His "Espirito Infantil" was classified with fifth place in the first National Choro Festival, organized by TV Bandeirantes.

In 1978, Mu backed up Gilberto Gil at the Montreux Festival (Switzerland) and in his tour through France, Argentina, and Brazil. In 1990, he toured with "Legião Urbana" through Brazil, also participating in the group's live recorded album "Musica Para Acampamento".

Mu also produced the album "Erasmo Carlos Convida 2" with special guests artists like "Djavan", "Marisa Monte", "Chico Buarque", "Skank", "Los Hermanos", "Kid Abelha", "Zeca Pagodinho", "Lulu Santos", "Adriana Calcanhoto", "Simone", "Os Cariocas" and "Milton Nascimento", released in may, 2007.

Mu works for Globo TV Network" since 1994 writing music for successful soap operas and mini-series. Since 90's Mu Carvalho has been working mainly in the studio, and also made several international tours.

Mu Carvalho Movies

  • Êta Mundo Bom! (2016) as Music Department
  • A Dama do Lotação (1978) as Music Department
  • Chocolate com Pimenta (2003) as Music Department
  • Navalha na Carne (1997) as Music Department

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