Tag: André Vasconcellos

Feb 17 2014

André Vasconcellos Sexteto: + Brasileiro

+ Brasileiro

Serious fun! This is bassist André Vasconcellos’ fourth album. 2, also reviewed on our site, easily gained international success. The bass style of André Vasconcellos (Brasília, 1979) attracts many jazz fans and critics. After 2 there was a live album in 2012. Now we’re pleased to hear + Brasileiro, on which the bassist is surrounded by …

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Dec 04 2013

Hamilton de Holanda: Trio

Trio

A Dazzling Dedication to Music   Hamilton de Holanda still is a very busy person. After each album release or show one can start to wonder what his next project will be. As the title suggests, Hamilton (1976, Rio de Janeiro) shows up in a trio formation this time. To accompany him, Hamilton invited André …

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Sep 05 2013

Ricardo Silveira & Roberto Taufic: Atlânticos

Atlânticos

Poetic Guitars   Acoustic guitars are probably associated with Brazil nearly as much as coffee and soccer. Obviously that is not hard to understand. When you think of Bossa Nova, for example, João Gilberto and his acoustic guitar style come to mind immediately. A lot of Brazilian music known worldwide generally includes distinctive acoustic guitar …

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Sep 05 2013

Pedro Martins: Dreaming High

Dreaming High

A Precocious Guitarist   Acoustic guitars are probably associated with Brazil nearly as much as coffee and soccer. Obviously that is not hard to understand. When you think of Bossa Nova, for example, João Gilberto and his acoustic guitar style come to mind immediately. A lot of Brazilian music known worldwide generally includes distinctive acoustic …

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Oct 15 2012

Adventure Music: 10 Years

Adventure Music: 10 Years

Ten Shining Years It is hard to imagine how fast time has flown. I was totally off guard when I realized that Adventure Music is celebrating ten years of great music. Some record labels make a name by focusing on one particular genre. For example, who can forget Windham Hill and the music genre it helped create? More particular …

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Jun 05 2011

André Vasconcellos: 2

André Vasconcellos 2

A More Than Impressive US Debut    Since he moved to Rio de Janeiro in 1998, the name of bassist André Vasconcellos (Brasília, 1979) started to show up on more and more albums. His solid reputation led to an increasing number of invitations. Among his most recent projects are participations on the latest album from …

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