Tag Archive: Ricardo Silveira

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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