It is taking longer than expected to fetch the next song to play. The music should be playing soon. If you get tired of waiting, you can try reloading your browser.


Please check our Help page for information about troubleshooting Pandora on your browser.

Please ensure you are using the latest Flash Player.


If you are unable or do not wish to upgrade your Flash Player,
please try a different browser.


Please check our Help page for information about troubleshooting Pandora on your browser.
Your Pandora One subscription will expire shortly.
More Info
No Thanks
Your Pandora One trial will expire shortly.
Restore
Close
close
Your Pandora One trial subscription will expire shortly. Upgrade to continue unlimited, ad-free listening.
Upgrade Now
You've listened to hours of Pandora this month. Consider upgrading to Pandora One.
More Info
No Thanks
Close
Hi . Pandora is using Facebook to personalize your experience. Learn MoreNo Thanks
-0:00
0:00
Change Skin

We created Pandora to put the Music Genome Project directly in your hands

It’s a new kind of radio –
stations that play only music you like

 
Create an account for free. Register
Now Playing
Music Feed
My Profile
Create a Station
People who also like this

Candeia

Blending a rich talent as samba composer with a passion for the Negro cause, Candeia had great success with his sambas, with which the prominent samba school Portela (co-founded by him) had several important victories. His compositions were also recorded by many great artists like Clementina de Jesus, Clara Nunes, Paulinho da Viola, and others. Because of his respect for the samba culture, he denounced the loss of traditions and left Portela in 1975, founding the Grêmio Recreativo de Arte Negra Escola de Samba Quilombo, which had clear statutes regarding Negro ideals. He recorded seven LPs as an interpreter, including the posthumously released Axé, one of the most important albums of the samba genre.

Son of a typographer, sambista, and flutist who always promoted partido-alto and choro get-togethers and also was the creator of the Comissões de Frente (group of the representatives of the samba school directory who parade during Carnival), Candeia was in the center of the samba action since he was very young. It was natural that he soon became friends with Zé com Fome (Zé da Zilda), Luperce Miranda, Claudionor Cruz and other renowned musicians and sambistas. As a member of the samba school Vai Como Pode, he was one of the founders of the G.R.E.S. Portela, the Portela samba school. In 1953 he wrote the first samba-enredo for the new school, "Seis Datas Magnas," with Altair Prego. In that Carnival, for the first time ever, a samba school (Portela) had the maximum grade in every criterion. "Festas Juninas Em Fevereiro" (Candeia/Valdir 59) gave Portela the third place in 1955 and "Legados de D. João VI" (same authors) received the first place in 1957.

He was the director of the group Mensageiros do Samba in the '60s, which recorded an LP. In 1961, he joined the police, soon achieving the reputation of being fierce and truculent. Annoyed by a car accident, he came out shooting and received a bullet in his spine which rendered him paraplegic for the rest of his life. In the long period of depression he faced thereafter, Candeia remained secluded and his compositional style changed sensibly. By and by, though, friends like Bibi Ferreira and Martinho da Vila brought him to the samba scene again. His samba "Minhas Madrugadas," written with Paulinho da Viola, was recorded by the latter in 1966. In 1970, he recorded an LP as an interpreter. In the same year, the group Nosso Samba recorded his "Dia de Graça," a song in which he reported his saga and Clementina de Jesus recorded three of his songs. In 1971, Paulinho da Viola recorded "Filosofia Do Samba" and Clara Nunes recorded "Anjo Moreno" and "Sariorerê." The denounce of the loss of tradition in samba was expressed in the book Escola de Samba, Árvore Que Perdeu A Raiz (with Isnard). His life was depicted in the biography Candeia: Luz Da Inspiração, by João Batista M. Vargens, Martins Fontes/Funarte, Rio de Janeiro, 1987. ~ Alvaro Neder
full bio

Selected Discography

x

Track List: Brazilian Beats 2

Disc 1
Disc 2
Disc 3
Disc 4
Disc 5
Disc 6
Disc 7
Disc 8

Comments

We're sorry, but a browser plugin or firewall may be preventing Pandora from loading.

In order to use Pandora internet radio, please upgrade to a more current browser.

Please check our Help page for more information.

It looks like your browser does not support modern SSL/TLS. Please upgrade your browser.

If you need help, please email: pandora-support@pandora.com.

In order to use Pandora internet radio, please upgrade to a more current browser
or install a newer version of Flash (v.10 or later).

In order to use Pandora internet radio, please install Adobe Flash (v.10 or later).

[118, 101, 102, 82, 93, 105, 96, 71, 118, 81, 117, 72, 75, 72, 66, 103, 111, 100, 64, 116, 105, 104, 121, 126, 66, 83, 83, 65, 65, 118, 65, 120, 75, 66, 90, 102, 98, 109, 98, 94, 93, 107, 90, 73, 110, 112, 93, 73, 72, 82, 73, 66, 75, 76, 112, 87, 101, 101, 92, 117, 109, 113, 69, 70, 120, 93, 110, 85, 98, 110, 114, 81, 97, 95, 101, 95, 127, 69, 103, 90, 64, 89, 76, 124, 78, 116, 106, 85, 70, 106, 99, 104, 91, 113, 118, 81, 79, 100, 68, 126, 101, 69, 65, 70, 88, 123, 86, 103, 75, 101, 93, 90, 95, 76, 83, 94, 105, 102, 122, 127, 115, 89, 123, 92, 104, 79, 81, 120, 101, 85, 109, 100, 106, 70, 111, 115, 123, 105, 85, 87, 126, 93, 67, 88, 89, 115, 101, 109, 105, 115, 91, 90, 81, 96, 81, 124, 95, 84, 125, 75, 101, 120, 121, 106, 112, 87, 73, 90, 120, 114, 75, 68, 79, 106, 81, 108, 120, 99, 121, 126, 103, 67, 69, 83, 90, 78, 93, 70, 94, 120, 127, 87, 115, 95, 67, 115, 126, 67, 94, 109, 66, 100, 83, 125, 79, 125, 89, 93, 85, 125, 123, 113, 71, 115, 96, 94, 90, 114, 72, 115, 114, 118, 117, 113, 107, 104, 76, 124, 69, 96, 125, 116, 97, 106, 121, 122, 121, 96, 65, 92, 83, 110, 118, 127, 100, 85, 116, 111, 72, 71, 98, 106, 71, 72, 122, 94, 116, 76, 93, 96, 125, 119, 126, 91, 67, 83, 83, 110, 104, 93, 115, 95, 101, 96, 69, 110, 67, 126, 121, 94, 105, 76, 69, 125, 74, 69, 74, 118, 111, 110, 120, 82, 88, 64, 124, 122, 75, 71, 91, 102, 78, 78, 98, 82, 87, 101, 116, 99, 123, 65, 96, 101, 127, 106, 83, 110, 95, 97, 80, 97, 118, 119, 66, 127, 127, 95, 90, 79, 92, 104, 107, 70, 79, 98, 68, 108, 103, 84, 96, 87, 91, 108, 127, 87, 78, 78, 89, 118, 71, 76, 114, 85, 124, 112, 80, 109, 88, 114, 121, 115, 105, 101, 126, 96, 96, 82, 98, 91, 85, 96, 78, 102, 74, 124, 113, 95, 108, 74, 81, 100, 96, 122, 77, 109, 118, 107, 100, 122, 82, 100, 117, 118, 65, 117, 79, 94, 72, 79, 89, 79, 78, 97, 124, 76, 96, 74, 95, 123, 93, 103, 71, 107, 83, 70, 107, 124, 112, 103, 69, 91, 79, 81, 83, 126, 90, 76, 116, 71, 103, 87, 124, 95, 78, 94, 105, 108, 65, 117, 123, 78, 76, 70, 89, 87, 83, 125, 103, 64, 96, 75, 83, 125, 123, 108, 125, 76, 91, 110, 105, 93, 90, 72, 90, 77, 85, 120, 92, 80, 108, 74, 99, 96, 125, 113, 102, 108, 89, 70, 81, 73, 104, 82, 116, 103, 81, 119, 106, 72, 108, 127, 74, 81, 106, 94, 104, 97, 87, 102, 88, 116, 71, 85, 118, 115, 104, 117, 76, 102, 103, 117, 124, 75]