Tag: Marcos Sacramento

Apr 04 2006

Marcos Sacramento & Carlos Fuchs: Fossa Nova

Fossa Nova

An Emotionally Charged Carnaval   It was during Carnaval in 1998 that pianist Carlos Fuchs and singer Marcos Sacramento decided to lock themselves up in an apartment in Rio’s Flamengo neighbourhood to record the tracks of this album. If finances allowed it, the dream of backing up the music with an orchestra could be realized. …

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Jul 04 2004

Marcos Sacramento: Memorável Samba

Memorável Samba

Memorably Great   The idea of recording music from the golden era in Brazilian music (i.e., the 1930’s and 1940’s) is not new. Several other performers have done that, whether by dedicating an entire project to that period or songwriter or by including only a few songs from that era. However, among those, one album …

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Mar 16 2004

Various Artists: comPasso Samba & Choro

1º comPasso Samba & Choro

Good Samba & Choro Samplers   One of the most frequent questions I hear when people are trying to buy their first Brazilian CD is what album I would recommend for someone not yet very familiar with Brazilian music. Choosing one album to best represent the wide range of Brazilian musical styles is a difficult …

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