Tag: Fagner

Sep 16 2005

Toninho Horta: Com o Pé no Forró

Minas Meets Forró   A joint project of Toninho Horta and Felipe Cordeiro, Com o Pé no Forró is Toninho Horta’s direct incursion into forró, a genre not very much associated with his homeland of Minas Gerais. Back in 1994, though, Toninho recorded Foot on the Road, which clearly had forró influences. As for Felipe …

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Nov 23 2004

Fagner: Donos do Brasil

Donos do Brasil

Music and Poetry   Raimundo Fagner Cândido Lopes, or in short Fagner, enjoys a long career in which he covers a wide variety of musical styles: rock, romantic ballads, forró, other styles from Brazil’s northeast, commercial pop — Fagner doesn’t shy away from any of those. Born in Orós, Ceará, on October 13th, 1949, Fagner …

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Nov 24 2003

Guilherme de Brito & Trio Madeira Brasil: A Flor e o Espinho

A Flor e o Espinho

Like a Beautiful Flower   A remarkable album! Guilherme de Brito performs the songs that made him famous and were made famous by the many big names in Brazilian music who highlighted his compositions in their repertoire. Guilherme de Brito doesn’t record his own songs very often, but for this occasion he wanted to review …

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