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Discography

Tião Carvalho canta João do Vale (Tião Carvalho sings João do Vale - 2006) – Pôr do Som
Quando Dorme Alcântara (When Alcântara Sleeps - 2002) - Selo Pôr do Som
Grupo Cupuaçu “Toadas de Bumba-meu-boi” (with Cupuaçu Group "Bumba-meu-Boi" Tunes - 2000) - Núcleo Contemporâneo
Mafuá (with "Mafuá" band - 1998) CPC / UMES – singer / songwriter
Mexe com Tudo (with "Mexe com Tudo" band - 1987) independent - singer / songwriter

Other album participations
Barbatuques - Corpo do Som: Sings "Onça" song.
Grupo Nzinga - Capoeira Angola : Singing "Menino que Vende Aí", "Dona Maria do Camboatá", "Apanha a Laranja no Chão Tico-tico", "Tabaréu que Vem do Sertão" and "O nome do Pau"; on the other album songs he also participates in the choir, berimbau and percussion.
Mawaca - Astrolábio Tucupira: in "Cacuriá" song, he plays cavaquinho, voice and barrel.

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TIÃO CARVALHO Singer, songwriter, musician, dancer and a music researcher from Maranhão, Tião Carvalho has a extensive knowledgement in popular culture. He took a part in several great importance bands in spreading the MPB dancing, like "Mafuá" and "Mexe com Tudo" Bands.
He founded, more than 10 years ago, Cupuaçu Group (bumba-meu-boi manifestation) at "Morro do Querosene", in Butantã, São Paulo, where, since then, he performs the Bumba-meu-boi, birth, baptism and death of the ox - folklore manifestation parties. At this show he appears next to the group, showing reinterpretations and new arrangements of classics from the brazilian popular culture, like "xotes", "baiões", "sambas de roda", reggae, "bumba-meu-boi" tunes, "tambor de crioula", "carimbós", showing its different influences.
One great and expressive name from Brazilian popular culture, he already worked beside musicians like João do Vale, Cássia Eller, Nana Vasconcelos, Zeca Baleiro, Sivuca, Hermeto Pascoal, Paulo Moura, Vanessa da Mata, Klauss Viana, Ná Ozzetti, Barbatuques, Mawaca. His song "Nós" (Us), was several times recorded in the voices of Cassia Eller, Na Ozzetti and Simone.
Awards and participations:
2008
- Finalist in Dynamite Award of the Independent Music 2008 – Regional Featured
2007
- Took a part in Ensaio Tv show – Tv Cultura
2006
- Won "Universidade FM" Award - Best in "maranhense" music in 2006
Best album and best singer
- Finalist in London Burning Award - Best MPB album
- Took a part in Mr. Brazil Tv show – Tv Cultura
2004
- Receives the Paulistan Citizenship title;
- Selected in "Pixinguinha" project, he toured around 10 Brazilian states;
- He toured around several Europa countries;
- Selected in “Rumos” award from Itaú Cultural Project;
2002
- Released his first solo album “Quando dorme Alcântara” (When Alcantara sleeps) under "Pôr do Som" label

2000
- Finalist of the last Rede Globo Music Festival, with the song “Quando dorme Alcântara” (When Alcantara sleeps)