Bola Sete

Celebrating Bola Sete (born Djalma de Andrade) (July 16, 1923 – February 14, 1987), a Brazilian guitarist who studied guitar at the Conservatory of Rio. He played with Dizzy Gillespie and was a member of the Vince Guaraldi trio. His name means “Seven Ball,” a reference to Brazilian billiards.

Published by baldpomegranatenixon

I'm an expatriate Memphis musician and an instructor at a private music college in Minnesota. I find a greater clarity in my appreciation for music from Memphis and the Mississippi Delta region, now that I've lived away from it for decades, than when I was growing up in the midst of it.

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