Tag Archive: Paula Toller

Sep 24 2007

Paula Toller: Sónós

Kids on Vacation   For almost three decades, Kid Abelha is one of Brazil’s most popular middle of the road pop bands. Almost simultaneously, two of the three band members released their second solo album. Vocalist Paula Toller launched Sónós, while saxophonist/ guitarist George Israel appears with Distorções do Meu Jardim. On her brand new …

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Sep 24 2007

George Israel: Distorções do Meu Jardim

Kids on Vacation   For almost three decades, Kid Abelha is one of Brazil’s most popular middle of the road pop bands. Almost simultaneously, two of the three band members released their second solo album. Vocalist Paula Toller launched Sónós, while saxophonist/ guitarist George Israel appears with Distorções do Meu Jardim. On her brand new …

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Jul 01 2005

Kid Abelha: Pega Vida

Continuing on the Road of Success   The last studio recording from Kid Abelha, Surf, dates from 2001. The sound was dominated by the use of electronic percussion. The following Acústico MTV album showed that the group sounds more mature without those rather clichéd used electronics. Something that was already noticeable on their successful semi-acoustic …

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Feb 26 2004

Various: 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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Mar 11 2003

Various: Casa de Samba 4

Young and Old in Samba Unity   One of the characteristics of Brazilian music is that most musicians show appropriate respect to the other’s music. And there’s always a certain degree of respect for the older generation of musicians. The series Casa de Samba is an excellent example of that recognition. The old rods are …

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Dec 01 2002

Kid Abelha: MTV Acústico

 Playing It Safe   This year one of the most successful pop bands in Brazil celebrates 20 years of existence. That is indeed something to mention. Thus, it was a good opportunity to combine the jubilee with the invitation by MTV to be the next band for the famous Acústico series. Kid always likes to …

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Oct 08 2002

Paula Toller: Paula Toller

Paula Toller

A Mature Repertoire   Just for the fun of it, Paula Toller wanted to do a solo album. The singer from Kid Abelha was given the opportunity by Warner, and started to pick out the songs she wanted to record. A day off from Kid Abelha. The album turned out to do more justice to …

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Aug 31 2002

Kees Schoof Chats with Paula Toller

    Paula Toller is mainly known as the lead singer from Kid Abelha, one of Brazil’s more popular pop bands. In 2000 she released her first solo album, which was well received also among the non-fans of Kid Abelha. Born on August 23, 1962, in Rio (Copacabana), Paula studied ballet and English. Instead of …

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