Tag Archive: Maria Bethânia

Apr 23 2017

Maria Bethânia: Abraçar e Agradecer

A Feast of Recognition It was on my 7th birthday that Maria Bethânia performed her first serious concert; February 13, 1965. That’s more than 50 years ago, which means that there’s a nice opportunity to create a special event. With a serious repertoire of almost 50 songs, Bethânia opened her celebration tour in January 2015 …

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Dec 09 2014

Edu Lobo: 70 Anos

The Perfect Birthday Party What to do on your birthday when you get 70? Why not do a concert with some of your good friends in one of Brazil’s most beautiful venues? Of course, such a celebration isn’t given to many people, but things get easier when you’re an icon in the Brazilian Popular Music (MPB) …

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Oct 14 2014

Maria Bethânia: Meus Quintais

Continuing… Maria Bethânia’s backyard is full of Brazilian tradition. Just like Brazil’s backyards. As one of the country’s most popular vocalists, she loves to share with her audience a repertoire that represents the social and ethnic diversity of Brazil. At this particular moment in her life, Bethânia ventilates her emotions in a masterful way. It’s …

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Apr 18 2014

Maria Bethânia: Carta de Amor

Confirming Her Status Let’s be honest, but are we waiting for yet another live album by Maria Bethânia? There’s a new live CD/ DVD by the singer every few years. Never many surprises on it but always completely fulfilling the expectations; just like The Rolling Stones do… The British rockers also have the habit to …

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Oct 19 2013

Maria Bethânia: Que Falta Você Me Faz

A Loving Tribute and Celebration   To celebrate Vinícius de Moraes centennial birthday on October 19, 2013, I spent a month listening to many recordings in his vast career. I heard gems such as his album with Portuguese Fado legendary singer Amália Rodrigues, Bossa Nova perennial albums with Odette Lara, Maria Creuza and Toquinho and …

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