Tag Archive: Fernanda Cunha

Jan 24 2017

Fernanda Cunha: Jobim 90

Sovereign Maestro On January 25, 2017, Antonio Carlos Jobim would have been 90 years old. Known among other musicians as the Maestro Soberano (Sovereign Maestro), Jobim wrote hundreds of Bossa Nova standards performed by singers all over the world. Anyone who’s ever heard any Brazilian music will likely have heard at least one Jobim song. It …

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Oct 02 2015

Fernanda Cunha: Olhos de Mar

MP-Brilliant! So often I read about Brazilian artists complaining about the lack of new Música Popular Brasileira (MPB, Brazilian Popular Music). Unfortunately the reality in Brazil is not the brightest when it comes to MPB. It seems radio stations continue a tragic love affair with what’s popular, relegating quality MPB to the back of their …

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Mar 18 2014

Fernanda Cunha: Show em São Paulo e depois no Rio

Em 2012, Fernanda Cunha lançou o lindo trabalho Coração do Brasil. Uma produção independente, o CD está sendo relançado novamente no mercado musical. Para quem vai estar no Brasil neste fim de semana — e principalmente em São Paulo — esta será uma grande oportunidade de não só poder comprar este CD como também poder assistir …

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Jun 07 2012

Fernanda Cunha: Coração do Brasil

Brazil from the Heart   Her voice is silky smooth, her phrasing always right with just the right inflection and emotion, and when she comes out with a new album, one immediately rushes to get it. It is immediate gratification when you begin listening to a new Fernanda Cunha release! She is one of Brazil’s …

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Sep 08 2010

Ray Piper: Sabor do Rio

Brazilian Flavors   A native of Melbourne, Australia (born in 1950), Ray Piper has long had a love affair with Brazilian music. His first album was Ray Piper and Fantazea and already featured a selection of original Brazilian tunes. With this second release, Sabor do Rio, Ray solidifies his passion and affinity to Brazil. Ray …

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Sep 07 2009

Fernanda Cunha: Brasil Canadá

Musical Affinity     A regular performer in Canada since 2005, Fernanda Cunha chose to explore the musical affinities between her homeland and that country in her fourth album appropriately entitled Brasil Canadá. Having performed in the Vancouver International Jazz Festival as well as in Toronto, Calgary and other Canadian cities, Fernanda is no stranger …

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Mar 07 2008

Fernanda Cunha & Zé Carlos: Zíngaro

Two of the Best     The music Tom Jobim and Chico Buarque wrote together might not be as abundant as the songs Jobim wrote with his more constant partner, Vinícius de Moraes. However, there is no denying that the quality of these songs is first rate, too. So, when Fernanda Cunha decided to record …

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Sep 07 2007

Fernanda Cunha

Daughter of singer Telma Costa and niece of songwriters Sueli Costa and Lisieux Costa, Fernanda Cunha carries music in her veins. Her voice quality is charming and captivating in her classy performances of Brazilian music. She began her musical career in 1997 in Rio de Janeiro. Official web site: Fernanda Cunha   O Tempo e …

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Sep 07 2007

Fernanda Cunha: O Tempo e o Lugar

The Right Time and Place      Piano, bass, drums, acoustic guitar, a classy repertoire and Fernanda Cunha’s polished performance — that’s the recipe for this excellent debut recording. O Tempo e o Lugar is one of those albums to be enjoyed selfishly (or not). You can pour yourself a fine glass of wine and …

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Sep 07 2007

Fernanda Cunha: Dois Corações – Fernanda Cunha Interpreta Johnny Alf e Sueli Costa

Music for the Soul      Nothing can be more pleasing than when a new artist has a great debut and follows it with another high quality album. Dois Corações leaves no one unsatisfied. It maintains the same quality in repertoire, arrangements and, above all, Fernanda Cunha’s delivery. This is a repertoire that she seems …

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