Tag Archive: Ricardo Silveira

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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Feb 03 2017

Ricardo Silveira: Jeri

The Meaning of Cool In 1984, Ricardo Silveira (Rio de Janeiro, 1956) released his first album (Bom de Tocar), and since then his career has been nothing but a solid presence in the Brazilian and international instrumental music scene. From 1986 through 1991, he was a member of the Banda Zil. To say his music portfolio …

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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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Oct 17 2015

Vinícius Cantuária: Vinícius Canta Antônio Carlos Jobim

It’s All About Bossa Nova The story about Vinícius Cantuária has been told before here on MúsicaBrasileira. How the singer from Manaus (1951) released catchy pop albums in the 1980s and reached the unwanted status of pop idol. To escape that commercial circus, Vinícius moved to New York (1994) to find his own direction in …

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Apr 07 2015

Wanda Sá: Ao Vivo

All about Bossa Nova When Wanda Sá, born in São Paulo (1944) but living in Rio since she was one month old, released her first album, Vagamente (1964), Brazil had its personification of Bossa Nova. With her soft, sultry voice, the then 19-year-old singer/guitarist performed some of the finest compositions of that genre. Accompanied by …

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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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Nov 01 2013

Ricardo Silveira and Vinícius Cantuária: RSVC

A Confirmation of Good Taste   Guitarists Ricardo Silveira and Vinícius Cantuária share an unconditional love for musical traditions. Yet this collaboration comes as a nice surprise. Ricardo Silveira (Rio de Janeiro, 1956) spent some time in Boston to study at the Berklee College of Music. It also brought him to New York, where he …

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Sep 05 2013

Ricardo Silveira & Roberto Taufic: Atlânticos

Poetic Guitars   Acoustic guitars are probably associated with Brazil nearly as much as coffee and soccer. Obviously that is not hard to understand. When you think of Bossa Nova, for example, João Gilberto and his acoustic guitar style come to mind immediately. A lot of Brazilian music known worldwide generally includes distinctive acoustic guitar …

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Sep 05 2013

Pedro Martins: Dreaming High

A Precocious Guitarist   Acoustic guitars are probably associated with Brazil nearly as much as coffee and soccer. Obviously that is not hard to understand. When you think of Bossa Nova, for example, João Gilberto and his acoustic guitar style come to mind immediately. A lot of Brazilian music known worldwide generally includes distinctive acoustic …

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Dec 12 2012

Ricardo Silveira: Storyteller

The Story of a Brazilian in the USA     During the time he lived in the USA, guitarist, composer Ricardo Silveira(Rio de Janeiro, 1956) gained quite some success in the fusion-jazz scene. Ricardo studied at the Berklee College of Music where he mixed his bossa nova roots with jazz and fusion. The result were more …

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