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Mu Carvalho

Mu Carvalho

Composer, pianist, arranger and producer. Founder and memberof A Cor Do Som, Mu Carvalho has had his compositional talent confirmed by the hits "Sapato Velho" (with PaulinhoTapajos), "Terra do Nunca", "Chocolate Com Pimenta" (with AldirBlanc), and by the music written for the soundtracks of the films A Dama do Lotação, Os Sete Gatinhos, Navalha na Carne (all byNeville de Almeida), O Noviço Rebelde, Xuxa e os Duendes 2, andXuxa Popstar (all by Tizuka Yamazaki). His first solo album wasthe LP Meu Continente Encontrado (1985), that had the specialparticipation of Luis Eça, Egberto Gismonti, Ze Luiz and producedby Egberto Gismonti. As a sideman on live performances andrecordings, Mu has worked with artists like Chico Buarque, JorgeBen Jor, MPB-4, Alceu Valenca, Moraes Moreira, FernandaAbreu, Legião Urbana, Luiz Caldas, Paulinho Moska, Gabriel OPensador, and Marina Lima. Also a producer, Mu received a 15-diamond CD for his work for the collection Biblia Sagrada, whichsold over 15 million copies. Mu debuted in the artistic career at16 in the group Semente. In 1974, he became a member of JorgeBen's Banda do Ze Pretinho. In the next year, the group that wouldbe known as A Cor Do Som (Mu, his brother Dadi, Gustavo, andArmandinho) was Moraes Moreira's support band and recorded hisfirst album. In 1976, Mu wrote "Sapato Velho" (with Claudio Nucci/Paulinho Tapajos). The song became a hit and was re-recordedseveral times, which confirmed Mu as a composer. His "EspiritoInfantil" was classified with fifth place in the first National ChoroFestival, organized by TV Bandeirantes. In 1978, Mu backed upGilberto Gil at the Montreux Festival (Switzerland) and in his tourthrough France, Argentina, and Brazil. In 1990, he toured withLegião Urbana through Brazil, also participating in the group's liverecorded album Musica Para Acampamento. Mu also producedthe album "Erasmo Carlos Convida 2" with special guests artistslike 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.

Obras de destaque

Cinema:
_A Dama do Lotação (1978)
_Os Sete Gatinhos (1980)
_Navalha Na Carne (1996)
_O Noviço Rebelde (1997)
_Xuxa e os Duendes 2 (2002)
_O Cupido Trapalhão (2003)
_Sexo Amor e Traição (2004)
_Didi Quer Ser Criança (2004)
_Um Lobisomem na Amazônia (2005)
_Gaijn, Os Caminhos da Liberdade (2005) TV version
_Didi, O Caçador de Tesouros (2006)
_Skeletons In The Desert (add music) (2008)

TV:
_Zazá (novela das 19hs, TV Globo, 1997)
_Era Uma Vez (novela das 18hs, TV Globo,, 1998)
_Meu Bem Querer (novela das 19hs, TV Globo, 1999)
_Vila Madalena (novela das 19hs, TV Globo, 2000)
_Um Anjo Caiu do Céu (novela das 19hs, TV Globo, 2001)
_Bambuluá (tema de abertura, TV Globo, 2001)
_As Filhas da Mãe (novela das 19hs, TV Globo, 2001)
_Desejos de Mulher (novela das 19hs, TV Globo, 2002)
_O Beijo do Vampiro (novela das 19hs, TV Globo, 2002)
_Chocolate Com Pimenta (novela das 18 hs, TV Globo, 2003)
_Começar de Novo (novela das 19hs, TV Globo, 2004)
_Alma Gemea (novella das 18 hs, TV Globo, 2005)
_Pé Na Jaca (novela das 19hs, TV Globo, 2006)
_Sete Pecados (novela das 19hs, TV Globo, 2007)
_Poeira Em Alto Mar (especial em cinco capítulos de RenatoAragão, TV Globo, 2008)
_Três Irmãs (novela das 19hs, TV Globo, 2008)
_Caras e Bocas (novela das 19hs, TV Globo, 2009)
_Ti-Ti-Ti (novela das 19hs, TV Globo, 2010)

Discos solos
_Meu Continente Encontrado (Carmo, 1985)
_O Pianista do Cinema Mudo (Boogie Woogie/Som Livre,2002)
_Óleo Sobre Tela (Café Brasil/Som Livre, 2005)
discos com A Cor do Som
_A Cor do Som (WEA, 1977)
_Ao Vivo Em Montreux (WEA, 1978)
_Frutificar (WEA, 1979)
_Transe Total (WEA, 1980)
_Mudança de Estação (WEA, 1981)
_Magia Tropical (WEA, 1982)
_As Quatro Fases do Amor (WEA, 1983)
_Intuição (WEA, 1984)
_O Som da Cor (WEA, 1985)
_O Gosto do Prazer (RCA, 1986)
_A Cor do Som, Acústico (Sony, 2005)

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