Tag: George Israel

Sep 24 2007

Paula Toller: Sónós

Sonos

Kids on Vacation   For almost three decades, Kid Abelha is one of Brazil’s most popular middle of the road pop bands. Almost simultaneously, two of the three band members released their second solo album. Vocalist Paula Toller launched Sónós, while saxophonist/ guitarist George Israel appears with Distorções do Meu Jardim. On her brand new …

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Sep 24 2007

George Israel: Distorções do Meu Jardim

Distorções do Meu Jardim

Kids on Vacation   For almost three decades, Kid Abelha is one of Brazil’s most popular middle of the road pop bands. Almost simultaneously, two of the three band members released their second solo album. Vocalist Paula Toller launched Sónós, while saxophonist/ guitarist George Israel appears with Distorções do Meu Jardim. On her brand new …

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Jul 01 2005

Kid Abelha: Pega Vida

Pega Vida

Continuing on the Road of Success   The last studio recording from Kid Abelha, Surf, dates from 2001. The sound was dominated by the use of electronic percussion. The following Acústico MTV album showed that the group sounds more mature without those rather clichéd used electronics. Something that was already noticeable on their successful semi-acoustic …

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Jun 08 2004

Os Paralamas do Sucesso: Uns Dias – Ao Vivo

Uns Dias - Ao Vivo

A True Document   There is no doubt about the status of Os Paralamas do Sucesso: the band from Rio is a personification of Brazilian rock. The band was formed by childhood friends Bi Ribeiro (1961) and Herbert Vianna (1961) in the late 70’s. Vianna (guitar and vocals) convinced Ribeiro to buy a bass guitar, …

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Dec 01 2002

Kid Abelha: MTV Acústico

MTV Acústico

 Playing It Safe   This year one of the most successful pop bands in Brazil celebrates 20 years of existence. That is indeed something to mention. Thus, it was a good opportunity to combine the jubilee with the invitation by MTV to be the next band for the famous Acústico series. Kid always likes to …

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