Tag Archive: Discography

Nov 11 2005

Quarteto Maogani

Four accomplished guitarists – Paulo Aragão, Marcos Alves, Marcus Tardelli, Carlos Chaves – are responsible for the sublime music we hear in Quarteto Maogani’s recordings. Formed in 1995, the group has performed with Leila Pinheiro, Guinga and Zé Nogueira, among others, and has received critical acclaim. Official web site: Quarteto Maogani   Maogani – Quarteto de Violão …

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Mar 10 2005

Mario Adnet

Producer, composer, arranger, guitarist and singer, Adnet comes from a musical family. Besides his own original albums, Adnet also continues to delve deeper into the Brazilian songbook with outstanding recordings. Official website: Mario Adnet   Alberto Rosenblit & Mario Adnet (1979) Planeta Azul (1984) Pedra Bonita (1994) Para Gershwin e Jobim (1999) Villa-Lobos Coração Popular (2000) Para Gershwin e Jobim …

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Dec 04 2004

Nó em Pindo D’Água

If you have not yet heard anything by Nó em Pingo D’Água, you are missing one of the best choro groups in contemporary Brazilian music. Since 1983, with the release of João Pernambuco (Atração ATR 32010), Nó has been pushing choro to new heights. The group is a front runner in the neo-choro movement. The group name …

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Sep 07 2004

Eugênio Leandro

His family comes from Limoeiro do Norte, Vale do Jaguaribe, in the countryside of Ceará. Because of droughts, his parents would sometimes spend time in the capital city, Fortaleza, until things got better. It was during one of those hard times that on October 25, 1958, Eugênio Leandro was born in Fortaleza. He stayed there …

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Apr 11 2004

Trio da Paz

Even though the members of Trio da Paz began performing together in 1985 — “just for fun,” said Matta — the trio was formed in 1989. With Duduka da Fonseca on drums and percussion, Romero Lubambo on guitars and Nilson Matta on bass, the trio has released four solo albums to date. They also have …

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Mar 07 2004


Brazilian quartet based in Fortaleza, Ceará, Marimbanda performs original compositions and Brazilian classics infused with the band’s own creative musical spin. MySpace web site: Marimbanda   Marimbanda (2001) Tente Descobrir (2005)

Mar 07 2004

Maria do Céu

A native of Rio de Janeiro, Maria do Céu is an accomplished guitarist who started her professional career with the Orquestra de Violões do Rio de Janeiro.   Choros do Ceará (2000) Ceará de Choro e Valsa (2005)

Feb 06 2004

Chico Pinheiro

An acoustic guitar virtuoso, arranger and composer from São Paulo, Chico Pinheiro writes haunting melodies and features guest vocalists such as Luciana Alves, Maria Rita, Lenine and others. He began his professional music career at age 15 and is a graduate of the Berkelee School of Music. Official web site: Chico Pinheiro   Meia-Noite, Meio-Dia …

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Nov 12 2003


Simone has been making music since the 1970s, and her career has crossed the borders of Brazil. She has recorded both in Portuguese and Spanish to the delight of fans worldwide. Official web site: Simone   Simone (1973) Brasil – Export 73 Agô Kelofé (1973) Expo Som 73 Ao Vivo (1973) Festa Brasil (1974) Quatro …

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Oct 12 2003

Simone Guimarães

Singer and songwriter Simone Guimarães comes from São Paulo. Her music blends the beauty of Brazil’s countryside with strong Minas Gerais overtones. Her voice is passionate and her renditions are inimitable. Dicionário Cravo Albin da MPB entry: Simone Guimarães   Piracema (1996) Cirandeiro (1997) Aguapé (1998) Virada pra Lua (2001) Casa de Oceano (2003) Flor …

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