Tag Archive: Leila Pinheiro

Nov 18 2016

Dan Costa: Suíte Três Rios

Endless Sea of Excellence! Brazilian music has really solidified its presence in the world music scene. Countless artists across the globe have performed and recorded classics from the Brazilian songbook. Each year new names surface with noteworthy albums. Dan Costa (London, UK – 1989) is yet another newcomer who creates Brazilian music and extends our …

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Feb 19 2016

Gustavo Baião: Canções de Gilson Peranzzetta

Songs for a Lifetime In a country where female singers seem to be better known than their male counterparts, it is often rewarding to hear of a new Brazilian male singer. The benefits are even better when he comes from outside the Rio de Janeiro – São Paulo axis. That is precisely the case of Gustavo …

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Sep 11 2013

Edu Leal: Vida Nova

With a Little Help from His Friends…   São Paulo native acoustic guitarist, composer and arranger Edu Leal released his first solo album in 2011. Vida Nova bridged Edu Leal’s instrumental music experience with new songs. Writing, arranging and producing all 13 songs in the album with a few lyricists proved no small feat for …

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Oct 18 2012

Leila Pinheiro & Nelson Faria: Céu e Mar

There Are Still Certainties in Life     A vocals/guitar set-up with Leila Pinheiro and Nelson Faria can only be interesting. And it is! Guitarist Nelson Faria has the quality to inspire the performances of the musicians he’s teamed up with. Even an experienced singer as Leila Pinheiro clearly benefits from his presence. On Céu e Marher voice gains warmth from the refined guitar …

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Jan 01 2009

Leo Gandelman: Sabe Você

Leo Gandelman Lets the Stars Sing   Saxophonist Leo Gandelman leaves his marks in 2008 with an outstanding album that features many of Brazil’s legendary vocalists. The craftsmanship of Leo Gandelman (Rio de Janeiro, 1956) is widely recognized. During his career, that started at age 15 as soloist with the Brazilian Symphony Orchestra, he has …

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