Tag Archive: Nó em Pingo D’Água

Dec 06 2004

Nó em Pingo D’Água & Cristóvão Bastos: Domingo Na Geral

Soccer & Choro – Nó Is Everything   Produced by Almir Chediak and with musical direction by Celsinho Silva and Mário Sève, Domingo na Geral is Nó em Pingo D’Água’s fifth album. The group’s formation for this recording remains unchanged from Nó na Garganta: Celsinho Silva (percussion), Mário Sève (sax and flute), Rodrigo Lessa (mandolin and guitar), Rogério …

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Dec 05 2004

Nó em Pingo D’Água: Nó Na Garganta

Nó’s Nice Lump in the Throat   Produced by Mário Sève and Celsinho Silva, Nó na Garganta is the fourth album by Nó em Pingo D’Água. The group’s formation for this recording was Celsinho Silva (percussion), Mário Sève (sax and flute), Rodrigo Lessa (mandolin and guitar), Rogério Souza (acoustic guitar) and Papito (bass). Except for a small …

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Dec 04 2004

Nó em Pingo D’Água: Receita De Samba

Recipe for Choro   Focusing again on the works of a major exponent of Brazilian choro, Nó em Pingo D’Água features the wonderful music of Jacob do Bandolim in Receita de Samba, the group’s third album. The group formation this time changed a little. Celsinho Silva and Leo Leobons appear on percussion; Leonardo Lucini is on …

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Dec 04 2004

Nó em Pindo D’Água

If you have not yet heard anything by Nó em Pingo D’Água, you are missing one of the best choro groups in contemporary Brazilian music. Since 1983, with the release of João Pernambuco (Atração ATR 32010), Nó has been pushing choro to new heights. The group is a front runner in the neo-choro movement. The group name …

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Dec 03 2004

Nó em Pingo D’Água: Salvador

Eclectic and Contemporary   For its second album, Nó em Pingo D’Água’s formation was Mário Sève (sax, flute), Rodrigo Lessa (mandolin, tenor guitar), Sergio Costa (cavaquinho), Rogério Souza (6-string acoustic guitar), Jorge Simas (7-string acoustic guitar) and Marco Suzano (percussion). The repertoire in Salvador is more eclectic and contemporary than Nó’s first album. Mário Sève is responsible …

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Dec 02 2004

Né em Pingo D’Água: João Pernambuco

  Antonio Adolfo Joins Nó   The accomplished guitarist Maurício Carrilho once said the following about João Pernambuco and his music: “Very seldom do we find a Brazilian guitarist, be that musician erudite or popular, who has not included in his/her repertoire a composition by João.” Side by side with Heitor Villa-Lobos, Pernambuco’s music has …

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Mar 16 2004

Various Artists: comPasso Samba & Choro

Good Samba & Choro Samplers   One of the most frequent questions I hear when people are trying to buy their first Brazilian CD is what album I would recommend for someone not yet very familiar with Brazilian music. Choosing one album to best represent the wide range of Brazilian musical styles is a difficult …

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Nov 08 2003

Nó em Pingo D’Água: Interpreta Paulinho da Viola

Twice Classic   After a two-month US tour in 2003, Nó releases Nó em Pingo D’Água Interpreta Paulinho da Viola. Paulinho da Viola, son of César Faria (of the choro group Época de Ouro), is no stranger to choro. His father used to bring the great choro performers, such as Pixinguinha and Jacob do Bandolim, to play at …

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