Tag Archive: Chico Pinheiro

Oct 17 2015

Vinícius Cantuária: Vinícius Canta Antônio Carlos Jobim

It’s All About Bossa Nova The story about Vinícius Cantuária has been told before here on MúsicaBrasileira. How the singer from Manaus (1951) released catchy pop albums in the 1980s and reached the unwanted status of pop idol. To escape that commercial circus, Vinícius moved to New York (1994) to find his own direction in …

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Mar 06 2011

Chico Pinheiro: There’s A Storm Inside

Committed to Excellence   Three years after he last album, Chico Pinheiro returns with a new album that is certainly making waves in the music scene. Brazilian music critic Mauro Ferreira listed “Flor de Fogo” (that’s the album title in Brazil; see cover below) in his top twenty albums of 2010. If you have been …

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May 06 2008

Chico Pinheiro & Anthony Wilson: Nova

Twice as Good    With his first two albums — Meia-Noite, Meio-Dia (2003) and Chico Pinheiro (2005) — Chico Pinheiro had already pretty much convinced me of his artistic abilities as a guitarist and composer. The right choice of music and skillful arrangements led to solid releases. So, after a two-year absence, Chico Pinheiro has …

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Oct 16 2005

Thiago Espírito Santo: Thiago

Music Is in His Family   Coming from a musical family — his father is Arismar do Espírito Santo and his mother is Silvia Góes — Thiago Espírito Santo has music in his veins. Besides his work with mom and dad, Thiago also worked with Hermeto Pascoal, Toninho Horta, Hélio Delmiro, Filó Machado, Chico Pinheiro …

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Sep 06 2005

Chico Pinheiro: Chico Pinheiro

Haunting Melodies    Nearly two years after his debut Meia-Noite, Meio-Dia, Chico Pinheiro returns with yet another top-notch album. Produced by Chico himself and Swami Jr., the self-titled cd brings just as many thrills as his first album. The musicians who contributed their talents to Chico Pinheiro include familiar names: Fábio Torres (piano), Marcelo Mariano …

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