Songs from Movies

Sergio Mendes

See Sérgio Mendes. Sérgio Santos Mendes (born Niteroi, 11 February 1941) is a Brazilian musician. Born the son of a physician in Niteroi, Brazil, Mendes attended the local conservatory with hopes of becoming a classical pianist. As his interest in jazz grew, he started playing in nightclubs in the late-1950s just as bossa nova, a jazz-inflected derivative of samba, was taking off. Mendes played with Antonio Carlos Jobim (regarded as a mentor), and many U.S. jazz musicians who toured Brazil. Read more on

Sergio Mendes has 5 songs that have been featured in movies like Dance with Me, The Boys in the Band, Avenida Brasil and Rio. What is your favorite song by Sergio Mendes?


Songs from Sergio Mendes

What Is This?
The Frog
Mas Que Nada
Copacabana Dreams

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