Tag Archive: Rafael Barata

Jun 14 2017

Mario Adnet: Saudade Maravilhosa

The Composer   If you have been following our site for a while, the name of Mario Adnet is not going to be unknown for you. His discography and special projects have been keeping us pleasantly busy. It is always a joy to find out he has a new album in the works, and it’s …

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Mar 16 2017

Marcos Nimrichter: Trio$

Long Overdue The first solo album by Marcos Nimrichter dates back to 2003. The album, reviewed here in MB, impressed me with its polished production and arrangements. In 2006, along with Caio Márcio (acoustic and electric guitars), Marcos released Radamés em Companhia. That album was devoted to the music of Radamés Gnattali, K-Ximbinho, Guinga and …

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Nov 18 2016

Dan Costa: Suíte Três Rios

Endless Sea of Excellence! Brazilian music has really solidified its presence in the world music scene. Countless artists across the globe have performed and recorded classics from the Brazilian songbook. Each year new names surface with noteworthy albums. Dan Costa (London, UK – 1989) is yet another newcomer who creates Brazilian music and extends our …

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Apr 26 2016

Carol Saboya: Carolina

Like Father, Like Daughter Four years have passed since we last heard Carol Saboya (Rio de Janeiro, 1975) on a full solo recording. Her 2012 Belezas – The Music of Ivan Lins and Milton Nascimento was her US debut following several previous album recorded and distributed in Brazil and Japan. After that 2012 release, we also …

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Aug 29 2014

Ricardo Silveira: Organ tRio

The Good Old Days The career of guitarist Ricardo Silveira is a rock solid one. As an all-round musician he has performed on countless (recording) dates ranging from MPB, Bossa Nova, fusion, jazz, pop, … Ricardo Silveira (Rio de Janeiro, 1956) spent a few years in Boston to study at the Berklee College of Music, …

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Feb 17 2014

André Vasconcellos Sexteto: + Brasileiro

Serious fun! This is bassist André Vasconcellos’ fourth album. 2, also reviewed on our site, easily gained international success. The bass style of André Vasconcellos (Brasília, 1979) attracts many jazz fans and critics. After 2 there was a live album in 2012. Now we’re pleased to hear + Brasileiro, on which the bassist is surrounded by …

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Jan 30 2014

Antonio Adolfo’s 2 Upcoming Albums in 2014

Antonio Adolfo is busy getting ready to release two new albums in 2014. He posted on his Facebook page that he recorded a piano solo album on Deck Discos, and that album should be out in April 2014. At the same time, he started recording another album for an international release. That second album will …

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Sep 04 2010

Marcos Amorim Trio: Portraits

On a Solid Road   With four beautiful and well received solo albums on his credit, one can be quite confident about the quality of a next release from guitarist Marcos Amorim (Rio de Janeiro, 1964). And here it is: Portraits. On this tasteful recording date, Marcos returns with the trio that accompanied him on …

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Jul 04 2008

Jorge Albuquerque, Marcos Amorim, Rafael Barata: Revolving Landscapes

  After two pleasing albums — Cris on the Farm (2003) and Sete Capelas (2006) — Marcos Amorim assembled a new trio for his third album for the label Adventure Music. Marcos’s artistic guitar playing is now joined by the able hands of Jorge Albuquerque on bass and Rafael Barata on drums. Each artist individually …

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