Piry Reis is a Brazilian songwriter, arranger, acoustic guitar player and vocalist. He was a regular contributor to the Egberto Gismonti group on recordings and tours throughout Brazil and soon after started performing and recording with several other prominent artists in Brazil, such as Angela Maria, Beth Goulart, Jane Duboc, Aline and Celia. His song ‘Bailarina’ (which he wrote together with Geraldo E. Carneiro) appeared on the classic Magico album by Jan Garbarek, Charles Haden and Egberto Gismonti. Besides performing in various different music groups, he released several albums under his own name throughout the 70's and 80's. These albums are considered classics and sought after by music aficionados worldwide.