Tag: Moacir Santos

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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Apr 06 2010

Mark Levine and The Latin Tinge: Off & On – The Music of Moacir Santos

Off & On

Latin Santos   The music of Moacir Santos (Pernambuco, 1926 – California, 2006) has always been a mark in Brazilian and world music. In the beginning of his career in the 1940s, he played with Severino Araújo, maestro of the famous Orquestra Tabajara and soon became the leader of that orchestra. A few years later, …

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Feb 07 2008

Muíza Adnet: Muíza Adnet Sings Moacir Santos

  Shortly after completing this recording, Moacir Santos passed away on August 6, 2006. Thanks to Mario Adnet‘s tireless work on recovering Moacir’s music in the last few years — you should check Ouro Negro (2001) and Choros & Alegria (2005) — listeners worldwide are lucky to have one more album dedicated to the music …

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Dec 08 2005

Mario Adnet: Moacir Santos – Choros e Alegria

Choros e Alegria

  Choro’s Happiness    How does one top a release such as Moacir Santos – Ouro Negro? Mario Adnet and Zé Nogueira make the wise decision to invest more in the wonderful music of living legend Moacir Santos (Vila Bela, Pernambuco, 1926) by releasing this essential album, Choros & Alegria. However, before delving deeper into …

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Jun 08 2004

Mario Adnet: Moacir Santos – Ouro Negro

Moacir Santos - Ouro Negro

A Gold Mine     When Ouro Negro was released in Brazil in 2001, it definitely caused a stir in the media and public alike. The quality of the production was such that one journalist said that if there was anything negative about this double CD was its title. He was making a reference to …

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