Tag Archive: Hamilton de Holanda

Jul 24 2015

Hamilton de Holanda: World of Pixinguinha

Perfect again! Mandolin player Hamilton de Holanda never sleeps. If he’s not on tour somewhere in the world, then he can be found in a recording studio. For this album, Hamilton combined the two: he recorded the album in studios at various places all over the world. In each place he invited a very special …

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Mar 06 2015

Hamilton de Holanda: Caprichos

Finger Exercises It’s commonly known that Hamilton de Holanda has a more than dazzling technique on the ten-string mandolin. When you hear him play it’s almost hard to believe that his music is actually happening. Helped by an unique talent, Hamilton never shied away from exercising the hard way on the instrument. While recording and …

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Oct 30 2014

SpokFrevo Orquestra: Ninho de Vespa

Frevo Fever! The time has finally come for world listeners to enjoy one of the most venerable and electrifying musical genres in Brazil. Still very much alive in the northeastern state of Pernambuco, Frevo is synonymous with Carnaval in the Brazilian northeast, especially in the Recife (Pernambuco’s capital) metropolitan area, including Olinda, of course. If …

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Feb 17 2014

André Vasconcellos Sexteto: + Brasileiro

Serious fun! This is bassist André Vasconcellos’ fourth album. 2, also reviewed on our site, easily gained international success. The bass style of André Vasconcellos (Brasília, 1979) attracts many jazz fans and critics. After 2 there was a live album in 2012. Now we’re pleased to hear + Brasileiro, on which the bassist is surrounded by …

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Dec 04 2013

Hamilton de Holanda: Trio

A Dazzling Dedication to Music   Hamilton de Holanda still is a very busy person. After each album release or show one can start to wonder what his next project will be. As the title suggests, Hamilton (1976, Rio de Janeiro) shows up in a trio formation this time. To accompany him, Hamilton invited André …

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