Tag: Benjamim Taubkin

May 08 2015

Simone Sou, Guilherme Kastrup and Benjamim Taubkin: Sounds of Life

SouKastTaubkin

A World of Sounds It’s hard to describe this album. The collaboration between the percussionists duo Soukast (Simone Sou and Guilherme Kastrup) and pianist Benjamim Taubkin is full of surprises. The musical conversation between the artists covers an interesting variety of international styles. Against the polyrhythmic percussion there is the not lesser inventive mind of …

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Jul 14 2013

Benjamim Taubkin + Adriano Adewale: The Vortex Sessions

The Vortex Sessions

An Interesting Meeting   When pianist Benjamim Taubkin plays the first notes on this album, it’s clear that we can expect a set of lyrical and inspired music. With a warm feeling he starts wandering around through the chords of the Miles Davis classic “Blue in Green.” Percussionist Adriano Adewale quickly joins in, adding surprising …

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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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Aug 14 2010

Benjamim Taubkin: Piano Masters Series Vol. 1

  The Art of a Master   Although Benjamim Taubkin has only released a couple of solo albums, his name is a constant presence in some of the finest Brazilian releases and performances. He has toured with Mônica Salmaso and performed in Mario Adnet’s Jobim Sinfônico. He is also a member of the extraordinary Orquestra …

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Jun 07 2004

Orquestra Popular de Câmara: Orquestra Popular de Câmara

Orquestra Popular de Câmara

Immerse Yourself in Great Music!   The year of 1999 for the Brazilian music industry was marked by live albums and career retrospectives. Just about every major star in Brazil released a live album (Chico Buarque, Gal Costa, Djavan, Joanna, Elba Ramalho, etc.). Contrary to that uninspiring trend, which seemed to be just repetitive, Brazilian …

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