Tag Archive: Chico Buarque

Dec 09 2014

Edu Lobo: 70 Anos

The Perfect Birthday Party What to do on your birthday when you get 70? Why not do a concert with some of your good friends in one of Brazil’s most beautiful venues? Of course, such a celebration isn’t given to many people, but things get easier when you’re an icon in the Brazilian Popular Music (MPB) …

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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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Sep 06 2014

Chico Buarque: Na Carreira

A Beautiful Career When Francisco “Chico” Buarque de Holanda was thinking about going on tour with the songs of his latest studio album (Chico, 2011), he decided to make something like a career-overview of it. Not an easy task if you consider that he had a choice of more than 400 compositions. Somehow he managed …

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Aug 06 2013

João Bosco: 40 Anos Depois

The Perfect João Bosco   It all started for João Bosco in 1972 with a “Disco de Bolso” (pocket record). As an extra, the music magazine O Pasquim (Rio de Janeiro) offered its readers a free single with each issue (for the MP3-generation: a single is an ancient two tracks vinyl record, one track on …

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Oct 12 2011

Chico Buarque: Chico

  Old Fashioned Quality   Besides being a notorious singer, guitarist, composer, dramatist, writer and poet, Chico Buarque is also quite skilful in dividing his time. After the release of Carioca in 2006, Chico Buarque decided to spend some time on writing. It resulted in the critically acclaimed novel Leite Derramado. Next, it was time …

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