Tag Archive: Jovino Santos Neto

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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Jul 10 2013

Jovino Santos Neto: Piano Masters Series, Vol. 4

Intimately Refreshing   Continuing its Piano Masters Series, Adventure Music has now released the fourth installment in the series. This time, the Fazioli piano is played by none other than Jovino Santos Neto. Readers of MB have seen a few of Jovino’s albums featured here. I first wrote about Jovino’s music 10 years ago, when …

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Oct 15 2012

Adventure Music: 10 Years

Ten Shining Years It is hard to imagine how fast time has flown. I was totally off guard when I realized that Adventure Music is celebrating ten years of great music. Some record labels make a name by focusing on one particular genre. For example, who can forget Windham Hill and the music genre it helped create? More particular …

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Jan 08 2012

Jovino Santos Neto: Current

A Surefire Recipe   How does three-time Latin Grammy nominee Jovino Santos Neto follow up his 2010 superlative release Veja o Som – See the Sound? Here is a surefire recipe. Write all new original compositions and make sure they cover the wide and varied spectrum of Brazilian music, including choro, baião, marcha, samba and …

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Oct 08 2010

Jovino Santos Neto: Veja o Som – See the Sound

Astounding Musicianship!     A superlative release simply in the mere fact of these twenty duets, Veja o Som – See the Sound is Jovino Santos Neto’s best album to date. After his 2009 Latin Grammy nominated album Live at the Caramoor (with Weber Iago), Jovino outdoes himself with this new double album, a clear …

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