Tag Archive: Gilberto Gil

Jan 20 2016

Daniela Mercury: Vinil Virtual

Making Her Statement The story of Daniela Mercury (Salvador, Bahia, 1965) is a complex one. The easy part is that she fell in love with dancing at a very young age. Her wish to be a vocalist was triggered when she was only 13 years old, after hearing the late great singer Elis Regina (1945-1982). …

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Nov 08 2014

Caymmi Centenário

The Immortality of Dorival Caymmi How special can it get: an album that opens with the voices of Caetano Veloso, Gilberto Gil and Chico Buarque. Something serious must be going on… It must have been since 1995 when the three star vocalists were joined together. It was on stage during a memorable New Year’s Eve …

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May 05 2014

Gilberto Gil: Concerto de Cordas & Máquinas de Ritmo

Gilberto Gil’s party It must have been a magnificent party, there in Rio de Janeiro. Gilberto Gil celebrated his 70th birthday and the 50th year of his impressive career. The festivities took place at the historical Theatro Municipal, a landmark building that since its inauguration in 1909, majestically dominates the Cinelândia district in Rio. Gilberto …

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Jan 30 2014

Gilberto Gil’s Upcoming Album in 2014

Targeted for the first half of 2014, Gilbertos will be the next release by Gilberto Gil. The album is being produced by Bem Gil and Moreno Veloso and will focus on João Gilberto‘s repertoire. Details about the repertoire are still undisclosed, but MB will keep you posted as we find out more about this promising upcoming release.

Dec 03 2010

Um Natal Brasileiro

Um Natal Brasileiro (A Brazilian Christmas)     Here are the songs played in the podcast. Introduction: Poesia e Amor – Cristina Braga Feliz Natal – Clássicos Natalinos em Harpa (Visom VICD 00097, 1997) Natal das Crianças – Simone 25 de Dezembro (Mercury PolyGram M528948 – 2, 1995) Recadinho de Papel Noel – Carmen Miranda Feliz …

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