Tag: Gal Costa

Oct 24 2006

Gal Costa: Live at the Blue Note

Live at the Blue Note

Seducing New York   It’s a rare occasion when one of Brazil’s most famous divas performs in a small club. Such an occasion took place earlier this year (May 16 – 21, 2006) in New York City’s renowned Blue Note jazz club. And the diva at charge was Gal Costa. It was the ideal moment …

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Dec 24 2005

Gal Costa: Hoje

Hoje

Discovering New Talent   Among the many great vocalists in Brazil, Gal Costa conquered herself a special place in the Brazilian music history. When the 60-year-old singer from Salvador was in her teens, it already became clear she was destined to become a singer. Performing under her own name, Maria da Graça, or Gracinha, she …

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Mar 24 2004

Gal Costa: Acústico MTV

Acústico MTV

A Significant Release   Being one of the most significant voices in the Tropicália movement, Gal Costa celebrated her 30th anniversary with Acústico MTV, a live recording done in July 1997 as part of the MTV Brazil acoustic concert series. Tropicália revolutionized Brazilian music. Rebelling against fixed norms, the movement mixed elements of rock and …

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