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Pereira

(pārā`rä), city (1993 pop. 348,023), capital of Risaralda dept., W central Colombia, in the upper Cauca valley. It is a major distribution center for coffee and cattle and has a small textile industry.

Pereira

 

a city in western Colombia, in the Cauca Valley. Capital of the Risaralda Department. Population, 212,000 (1972). A railroad and highway junction, Pereira is the market center of a region that produces coffee and livestock products. It has textile, food-processing, and leather-goods enterprises.

Pereira

a town in W central Colombia: cattle trading and coffee processing. Pop.: 656 000 (2005 est.)
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Pereira has played for everyone from Elton John and Destiny's Child to Willie Nelson and Shania Twain but, for the past decade or so, has spent more time at the keyboard in his Santa Monica studio creating music for the bigscreen.
The two composers struck up a friendship, and Zimmer wrote the guitar solos in "Gladiator" for Pereira to perform.
I think of Hans as a brother, even more than as a musician," Pereira says.
That process can be "scary and unnerving," says director Raja Gosnell, who has collaborated on three films with Pereira including "Beverly Hills Chihuahua" and both "Smurfs" movies.
Before long, Williams moved his gear into Pereira's studio and they were collaborating, Williams writing songs and Pereira adapting them into the score.
Pereira concedes that he loves working on those films and is ready for more sequels.
Producer-arranger Stewart Levine, who "discovered" Pereira playing for Ivan Lins in Brazil in 1988 and added him to Simply Red, says, "He's the most curious musician I know.