Tag Archive: Ricardo Silveira

Oct 15 2012

Adventure Music: 10 Years

Ten Shining Years It is hard to imagine how fast time has flown. I was totally off guard when I realized that Adventure Music is celebrating ten years of great music. Some record labels make a name by focusing on one particular genre. For example, who can forget Windham Hill and the music genre it helped create? More particular …

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Apr 08 2010

Ricardo Silveira: Até Amanhã

A Stellar Career     When it comes to Ricardo Silveira, three years since his last album (Outro Rio) is too long a hiatus. He is always in high demand in Brazil with his many appearances and recordings with stars like Ney Matogrosso, Simone , Carol Saboya, Fátima Guedes, Mario Adnet, André Mehmari, Milton Nascimento …

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Feb 08 2008

Ricardo Silveira: Outro Rio

Another Hit   I first heard of Ricardo Silveira when he released his second solo album in 1988, Long Distance. In these 20 years, there has been one constant in all of Ricardo’s releases: he is a consummate guitarist who always surprises his listeners with an excellent choice of repertoire and impeccable performance — not …

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Feb 04 2005

Luiz Avellar, Nico Assumpção, Kiko Freitas: Tocando Victor Assis Brasil

Remembering…   This is an album that serves the memory of two outstanding musicians who passed away much too soon. The first is Victor Assis Brasil, the legendary young Brazilian saxophonist.  Born in 1945 and brother of classical pianist João Carlos Assis Brasil, he conquered the world in Brazil, Europe and the USA with his …

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Sep 08 2004

Ricardo Silveira & Luiz Avellar: Live

Milton Nascimento Revisited on Piano and Acoustic Guitar   Right on the heels of receiving a Latin Grammy nomination for his Noite Clara 2003 release (Adventure Music AM 1003 2), Ricardo Silveira is releasing a live recording with Luiz Avellar (piano) and special guest Robertinho Silva (percussion). With over an hour of glorious music written …

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Dec 14 2003

A Brasilian Christmas (Various Artists)

  Christmas South of the Equator   If you have ever wondered what it is like to spend Christmas in the southern hemisphere, where it is summer in December, then you know what to expect from A Brasilian Christmas. This collection of Christmas songs from Brazil and the world is as colorful as its cover …

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Nov 09 2003

Ricardo Silveira: Noite Clara

A New Label and Its Debut Releases   Not since Malandro Records released its first album in 1996 have I seen such a promising new label in the U.S. dedicating its efforts to Brazilian music. Adventure Music is the new kid on the block, and its first six releases deserve many praises for bringing the …

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