Tag: André Mehmari

May 25 2009

André Mehmari: …De Árvores e Valsas

...De Árvores e Valsas

Multi-Instrumentalist Shines   Two of André Mehmari’s previous works have been featured here — Piano & Voz and Continuous Friendship — but with De Árvores e Valsas, André shows yet two more fascinating sides to his music and artistry: multi-instrumentalist and composer. Though he had previously shown us those qualities, here in this new release, he spares no surprises. The …

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Jul 25 2008

Hamilton de Holanda & André Mehmari: Continuous Friendship

Continuous Friendship

Heavenly!   There are certain duet albums that will stand the test of time and will forever remain in our minds: Elis Regina & Tom Jobim’s Elis & Tom, Ney Matogrosso & Raphael Rabello’s Pescador de Pérolas, Chico Buarque & Caetano Veloso’s Chico e Caetano Juntos e ao Vivo, Cesar Camargo Mariano & Romero Lubambo’s Duo and so on. You …

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Feb 25 2008

Harvey Wainapel: Amigos Brasileiros

Amigos Brasileiros

In Good Company   When an artist takes time to get involved profoundly with the culture and music of a foreign country, the results can be amazing. Suddenly, the music performed at a live concert or CD bears the same musical quality as if you were in the country of its origin. Harvey Wainapel has …

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Mar 25 2006

André Mehmari & Ná Ozzetti: Piano e Voz

Piano e Voz

A Touch of Class   Though the acoustic guitar has a special place in Brazilian music and has some remarkable performers — Dilermando Reis, Garoto, Guinga, Marco Pereira, Raphael Rabello, Ricardo Silveira, Romero Lubambo and many others — one cannot forget the importance of Brazilian pianists as well. It would be difficult to imagine what Brazilian music would be …

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