Tag Archive: Minaswing

Apr 09 2006


This group is based in Japan, but the music is all Brazilian and with strong influences from Minas Gerais and a solid dose of Brazilian jazz. You can visit Silvio Anastacio to learn more about Minaswing.   Beautiful Horizon (2003) Mineral (2005)

Apr 08 2006

Minaswing: Mineral

A Winning Combination        Following its 2003 debut, Beautiful Horizon, Japan-based Minaswing comes back with a winning formula of original songs and well-known pieces by Milton Nascimento and other songwriters from the state of Minas Gerais (the famous Clube da Esquina sound). Minaswing invites a number of special guests to perform with its …

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Dec 08 2003

Minaswing: Beautiful Horizon

Expanding Horizons      Of all the things Japan, the U.S. and Brazil have in common, Minaswing stands out with its nice combination of talent and vitality. The band, formed by Silvio Anastacio (guitar, lead vocal), Paulo Cesar Gomes (piano, keyboards, vocals), Masami Hattori (percussion), Satoshi Ishikawa (drums, percussion), Kiichirou Komobuchi (bass) and Steve Sacks …

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