Tag Archive: Moraes Moreira

Nov 29 2012

Moraes Moreira: A Revolta dos Ritmos

Easily Meeting the Expectations     The career of singer, composer and guitarist Moraes Moreira started way back in 1968 with the first appearance of the band Novos Baianos. The band from Bahia gained success with their mix of psychedelic rock with traditional Brazilian music styles. In 1974 Moraes decided to start a successful solo career with …

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Aug 06 2004

Moraes Moreira: 500 Sambas

The Right Ingredients   There must be a music gene characteristic of the state of Bahia in northeast Brazil. How else would you explain so many important names in Brazilian music, such as Caetano Veloso, Gilberto Gil, João Gilberto, Maria Bethânia, Gal Costa, Ivete Sangalo, Batatinha and many others? Add to that the group Novos …

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Dec 06 2003

Moraes Moreira: Meu Nome É Brasil

Moraes’ Brazil   One of the very best friends of Moraes Moreira (1947; Ituaçú, Bahia) is the good old acoustic guitar. On this release, the instrument plays the featuring role. The songs were recorded first with only the guitar accompanying his master’s voice. Later the other (acoustic) instruments were recorded, according to their desired presence. …

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