Tag: Caetano Veloso

Aug 08 2016

Baby do Brasil: Baby Sucessos – A Menina Ainda Dança

Baby Sucessos

Back again Last time we heard about Bernadete Dinorah de Carvalho Cidade, better known as Baby Consuelo or Baby do Brasil, must have been in 1998 with that fantastic album Acústico (with guitarist Nelson Faria, the late great bassist Nico Assumpção and drummer Lincoln Cheib). After that, Baby do Brasil (1952; Niterói, RJ) decided to …

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Nov 08 2014

Caymmi Centenário


The Immortality of Dorival Caymmi How special can it get: an album that opens with the voices of Caetano Veloso, Gilberto Gil and Chico Buarque. Something serious must be going on… It must have been since 1995 when the three star vocalists were joined together. It was on stage during a memorable New Year’s Eve …

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Dec 03 2010

Um Natal Brasileiro

Um Natal Brasileiro

Um Natal Brasileiro (A Brazilian Christmas)     Here are the songs played in the podcast. Introduction: Poesia e Amor – Cristina Braga Feliz Natal – Clássicos Natalinos em Harpa (Visom VICD 00097, 1997) Natal das Crianças – Simone 25 de Dezembro (Mercury PolyGram M528948 – 2, 1995) Recadinho de Papel Noel – Carmen Miranda Feliz …

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Feb 05 2010

Maira Bethânia: Encanteria


With Devotion   In Brazil many occasions are coloured by music. It’s how the art form easily finds its way to all layers of the Brazilian society. It’s also why tradition always takes a prominent role in the music scene of the country. Singer Maria Bethânia is without questioning the best known representative of this …

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Jan 01 2009

Leo Gandelman: Sabe Você

Sabe Você

Leo Gandelman Lets the Stars Sing   Saxophonist Leo Gandelman leaves his marks in 2008 with an outstanding album that features many of Brazil’s legendary vocalists. The craftsmanship of Leo Gandelman (Rio de Janeiro, 1956) is widely recognized. During his career, that started at age 15 as soloist with the Brazilian Symphony Orchestra, he has …

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Mar 10 2004

Caetano Veloso: Livro


A Book of Surprises   After his successful releases Fina Estampa and Fina Estampa en Vivo, featuring classic songs from the Latin American songbook, Caetano Veloso followed up with a studio album with Brazilian songs. Highly anticipated, Livro also had a live album companion. The show toured Brazil and other markets, including Uruguay, Argentina, Italy, the U.S. and Portugal. One unique …

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Mar 14 2003

Brazilian Popular Music On DVD: A Review

Brazilian Popular Music on DVD: A Review   Just as the introduction of the CD revivified the recording industry, expanding the variety of recordings available and making newly available recordings that had been out of print, the introduction of the DVD has brought changes to video. The most important of these changes, at least for …

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Mar 11 2003

Various: Casa de Samba 4

Casa de Samba 4

Young and Old in Samba Unity   One of the characteristics of Brazilian music is that most musicians show appropriate respect to the other’s music. And there’s always a certain degree of respect for the older generation of musicians. The series Casa de Samba is an excellent example of that recognition. The old rods are …

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Aug 22 2002

Caetano Veloso: Noites do Norte ao Vivo

Noites do Norte ao Vivo

World and Bahian Accents   The musicians Caetano gathered for his Noites do Norte tour were among the best! Davi Moraes (guitar, bandolim), Pedro Sá (bass and guitars), Cesinha (drums) and four super percussionists: Marcio Vittor, Andre Júnior, Eduardo Josino and vice versa (Josino Eduardo…) and, of course, Jacques Morelenbaum. As on the studio version, …

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