Tag: MPB-4

Nov 26 2017

MPB-4, Toquinho & Ivan Lins: 50 Anos de Música

MPB-4, Toquinho, Ivan Lins

Reliving the Golden Age of MPB — Luck would have it that I was in Fortaleza on October 7, 2017, when MPB-4, Toquinho and Ivan Lins performed their acclaimed road show celebrating 50 years of their individual careers. The mid- to late-1960s era can be called a golden age of MPB (Música Popular Brasileira or …

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Nov 24 1996

Gonzaguinha: No Samba

No Samba

Optimism in Sambas   In 1991, Brazilian Popular Music (Música Popular Brasileira, MPB) suffered a tremendous loss when Gonzaguinha (September 1945 – April 1991) died in a car accident. One of the most respected songwriters in Brazil, Gonzaguinha left behind a legacy of songs dealing with love, life and, most importantly, the struggle of the …

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