Bola SeteGuitarist / Jazz Musician
Born: 16 July 1923
Died: 14 February 1987 (cancer )
Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Best known as: 1960s Brazilian jazzman
<p>Name at birth: Djalma de Andrade</p>Bola Sete ("Seven Ball") was the performing nickname of Brazilian guitarist Djalma de Andrade. Known first as a folk guitarist in his home country, he gained modest fame in America playing jazz with trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie
and later with pianist (and "Peanuts
" composer) Vince Guaraldi
. Heading his own trio, Sete became part of the 1960s San Francisco music scene, playing the Monterey Jazz Festival and headlining at the Fillmore. After a career centered around central California, he died of lung cancer at the age of 63.
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