Tag Archive: Kiko Freitas

Sep 05 2013

Ricardo Silveira & Roberto Taufic: Atlânticos

Poetic Guitars   Acoustic guitars are probably associated with Brazil nearly as much as coffee and soccer. Obviously that is not hard to understand. When you think of Bossa Nova, for example, João Gilberto and his acoustic guitar style come to mind immediately. A lot of Brazilian music known worldwide generally includes distinctive acoustic guitar …

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Sep 05 2013

Pedro Martins: Dreaming High

A Precocious Guitarist   Acoustic guitars are probably associated with Brazil nearly as much as coffee and soccer. Obviously that is not hard to understand. When you think of Bossa Nova, for example, João Gilberto and his acoustic guitar style come to mind immediately. A lot of Brazilian music known worldwide generally includes distinctive acoustic …

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Nov 07 2007

Nosso Trio: Vento Bravo

Some Great Jazz   When three exceptional talented instrumentalists join together and record an album, the music often bogs down in endless showcases of technique. On Vento Bravo the musicians are bigger than that; they dedicate their talents to music. Nosso Trio (“our trio”) was born in 2002, when bassist Ney Conceição joined guitarist Nelson …

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Feb 04 2005

Luiz Avellar, Nico Assumpção, Kiko Freitas: Tocando Victor Assis Brasil

Remembering…   This is an album that serves the memory of two outstanding musicians who passed away much too soon. The first is Victor Assis Brasil, the legendary young Brazilian saxophonist.  Born in 1945 and brother of classical pianist João Carlos Assis Brasil, he conquered the world in Brazil, Europe and the USA with his …

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