Tag: Nelson Faria

Sep 04 2015

Nelson Faria: Um Café Lá Em Casa

Nelson Faria

Making Music with Friends Guitarist, arranger, composer and educator, Nelson Faria (Belo Horizonte – MG, 1963) is an international and well respected musician admired by his peers, critics and fans alike. Besides having released over a dozen albums in solo, duo and trio formats, he is behind some of the most significant recordings in the Brazilian songbook. …

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Nov 14 2014

Who’s the Bossa?: The Chamber Music Project

Who's the Bossa?

The Democracy of Bossa Nova   It was on July 10th, 1958 when “Chega de Saudade” had its final recording as title track on João Gilberto’s album. The composition by Antônio Carlos Jobim and Vinícius de Moraes is marked as the beginning of Bossa Nova. Exact 50 years later, in 2008 on the same day, …

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Oct 18 2012

Leila Pinheiro & Nelson Faria: Céu e Mar

Céu e Mar

There Are Still Certainties in Life     A vocals/guitar set-up with Leila Pinheiro and Nelson Faria can only be interesting. And it is! Guitarist Nelson Faria has the quality to inspire the performances of the musicians he’s teamed up with. Even an experienced singer as Leila Pinheiro clearly benefits from his presence. On Céu e Marher voice gains warmth from the refined guitar …

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Oct 07 2011

Nelson Faria: Live In Frankfurt

Perfect Big Band Music   There are musicians whose participation on an album always adds something extra. Nelson Faria is one of those musicians. Whenever his name is mentioned in the line-up, one can be sure that there’s something good about the album… Nelson Faria is a fantastic and dedicated musician (guitarist, composer, arranger). The …

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Nov 07 2007

Nosso Trio: Vento Bravo

Some Great Jazz   When three exceptional talented instrumentalists join together and record an album, the music often bogs down in endless showcases of technique. On Vento Bravo the musicians are bigger than that; they dedicate their talents to music. Nosso Trio (“our trio”) was born in 2002, when bassist Ney Conceição joined guitarist Nelson …

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Apr 08 2004

Pascoal Meirelles Trio: Tom

How to Play Jazz   When you see a Brazilian album which has the name TOM on it, you can almost be certain it refers to Tom Jobim. This cd is no exception. Five of his compositions are represented here. The Pascoal Meirelles Trio pays tribute to the generation that created Samba-Jazz. And they do …

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Feb 26 2004

Various: Songbook João Bosco 3

Songbook João Bosco 3

Esmerado Trabalho   Terceiro volume do songbook de João Bosco que ganhei no Natal e só hoje estou terminando de ouvir. Chegou a um ponto que me pegou “na veia” e tenho que repartir. Ou buscar eco, alguém que tenha sentido da mesma forma que eu, desbragadamente. Talvez cause espanto ou incomode essa minha maneira …

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Sep 07 2003

Nelson Faria: Nelson Faria

Outstanding Talents   Nelson Faria (born in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, 1963) finally starts to earn more popularity. His recent appearance in João Bosco’s band was a huge step to public recognition, although the guitarist’s name was already underlined in many of Brazil’s star musician’s wish lists, from the late Cássia Eller to Milton Nascimento, …

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