Tag: Mike Marshall

Oct 15 2012

Adventure Music: 10 Years

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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Mar 30 2007

Hamilton de Holanda & Mike Marshall: New Words – Novas Palavras

New Words - Novas Palavras

Can it be overwhelming when two exceptional artists join forces to release a new album? Most definitely not in this case. Mike Marshall and Hamilton de Holanda have come up with a dynamite duet album that is bound to leave listeners in pure ecstasy. On mandolin, mandocello and tenor guitar, Marshall gets plenty of enticement from Holanda, who clearly takes the top spot as Brazil’s number one 10-string bandolim player.

May 06 2006

Mike Marshall: Brazil Duets

A Special Treat   Originally released in 1996, Brazil Duets added three bonus tracks for this choro extravaganza. On mandolin and guitar, Mike Marshall shares some of Brazil’s best choros by masters ranging from Pixinguinha to Hermeto Pascoal. Playing side by side with him we find these outstanding soloists: Andy Narell (piano), Béla Fleck (banjo), …

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Jul 06 2004

Mike Marshall & Choro Famoso: Mike Marshall & Choro Famoso

Mike Marshall & Choro Famoso

You’ll Want More!   What is left to say about a consummate artist who has recorded with a world renowned list of performers ranging from classical to pop and including bluegrass and jazz? Mike Marshall is an accomplished mandolinist who has played and recorded with David Grisman, Andy Narell, Joshua Bell and Bela Fleck just …

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Nov 09 2003

Mike Marshall & Jovino Santos Neto: Serenata – The Music of Hermeto Pascoal

Serenata - The Music of Hermeto Pascoal

A New Label and Its Debut Releases   Not since Malandro Records released its first album in 1996 have I seen such a promising new label in the U.S. dedicating its efforts to Brazilian music. Adventure Music is the new kid on the block, and its first six releases deserve many praises for bringing the …

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