Tag: Hermeto Pascoal

Jul 28 2017

Jovino Santos Neto & André Mehmari: Guris

Guris

An Ageless Tribute To celebrate the 80th birthday of music wizard Hermeto Pascoal, pianists Jovino Santos Neto and André Mehmari placed themselves in Mehmari’s brand new studio to record some amazing music. Jovino Santos Neto (1954, Rio de Janeiro) is of course known for his work as pianist, flutist, composer, arranger and producer for Hermeto …

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Oct 11 2015

Mente Clara: Forrozêra

Forrozêra

Forró Jazz Austin, Texas, claims to be the Live Music Capital of the World. This strong statement is supported in part by the world-famous SXSW (South by Southwest) and ACL (Austin City Limits) music festivals as well as Carnaval Brasileiro (over 30 years strong) Pachanga Latino Musical Festival, Urban Music Festival, Fun, Fun, Fun Fest …

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May 24 2013

Hamilton de Holanda & André Mehmari: GismontiPascoal

GismontiPascoal

I first wrote about this album when I purchased the Brazilian version of the CD over a year ago. Now with the U.S. release on Adventure Music, a wider audience will have the opportunity to experience the phenomenal music these guys create in honor of Egberto Gismonti and Hermeto Pascoal.

Oct 16 2005

Vocalise: Tudo É Coisa Musical

Vocal Excellence!   Beth Dau, Fabíola Farias, Ivan Azevedo, Márcio Monteiro, Marcus Aurélius — Five delectable voices; one stunning debut album. Vocalise’s Tudo É Coisa Musical is all about music, as its title says, and the album exhibits rare vigor and fresh arrangements utilizing the full vocal range of these five gifted vocalists. The album …

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