Tag Archive: Rosa Passos

Feb 14 2017

Conrado Paulino & Rosa Passos: Eu Sei Que Vou Te Amar

Heavenly! Nothing could be more appropriate to celebrate Valentine’s Day with this tranquil rendition of Antônio Carlos Jobim and Vinícius de Moraes’ “Eu Sei Que Vou Te Amar.” In October of 2012, Conrado Paulino invited Rosa Passos to join him at the TV program  Talentos (TV Câmara, Brasília). The result speaks for itself. What is truly …

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Mar 11 2016

Rosa Passos: Canta Ary, Tom e Caymmi

A Perfect Compilation Three of the greatest Brazilian composers of all time performed by one of the nicest voices in bossa nova. Here’s Canta Ary, Tom e Caymmi, an album that highlights the unique qualities of the Brazilian music culture. Singer, guitarist and composer Rosa Passos (Salvador de Bahia, 1952) is highly respected and loved …

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Mar 01 2012

Leonel Laterza: Guardados

A Follow-up with Style!   As best performer in the SESC Tom Jobim 2011 Music Award, Leonel Laterza brings his smooth vocals and strong performances once again in a remarkable follow-up album, Guardados. Giving continuation to his excellent debut album, Esmeraldas, Leonel is back with the same quality, integrity and artistic excellence as before. With …

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Feb 12 2012

Rosa Passos: É Luxo Só

  Facing Challenges Successfully   Rosa Passos has recorded unforgettable music since her first album in 1979 (Recriação). Throughout the years and in fourteen solo albums she has also chosen at times to dedicate an entire release to one songwriter. In that vein, we were given songs by Dorival Caymmi (Rosa Passos Canta Caymmi), Antônio …

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Nov 12 2008

Rosa Passos: Romance

  Candlelight Romance     Romance has been a constant in the recent albums released by Rosa Passos. Her 2001 Me and My Heart, 2003 Entre Amigos and 2006 Rosa all bear some resemblance to this latest CD. In addition to being very romantic in its repertoire and delivery, Romance also shines with its jazz …

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Aug 12 2006

Rosa Passos: Rosa

  Affectionately Smooth   Whereas many performers shy away from opening an album without any instrumentation, Rosa Passos pulls all the stops singing Garoto’s “Duas Contas” a cappella as the very first track in Rosa. Garoto’s lyrics take center stage. With a repertoire that includes classic songs by Tom Jobim, João Donato, Augusto Mesquita and …

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Jun 12 2005

Rosa Passos: Recriação

An Original Debut Here is some of what was said about this debut album: “Rosa Passos’s little voice speaks of Bossa Nova and Tropicalism, samba and bolero. Rosa Passos simply goes beyond the traditional limits of a promising debut album.” (Tárik de Souza) “The best of it all is really Rosa Passos’s little voice. The …

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Jun 12 2005

Rosa Passos: Morada do Samba

  Smooth Samba Lives Here     After three years since her last album with original songs (Pano Pra Manga), Rosa Passos released Morada do Samba with a good repertoire . Eight tracks here give listeners Rosa Passos’ fine songwriting skills. The remainder of the album contain music by Walmir Palma (one of Rosa’s collaborators), …

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Jun 12 2005

Rosa Passos: Rosa Passos Canta Antonio Carlos Jobim – 40 Anos de Bossa Nova

Celebrating Bossa Nova   Recording Tom Jobim has not been new for Rosa Passos. However, when it was time to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the birth of Bossa Nova, it became clear that just a few songs by Jobim would not suffice. As Chediak wrote in the liner notes of the album, “At first …

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Jun 12 2005

Rosa Passos: Pano Pra Manga

  Something to Talk About    Pano Pra Manga is another of Rosa Passos’ albums with a high content of original compositions with her collaborator Fernando de Oliveira. Rosa Passos’ name is in 10 of the 13 tracks. Besides Fernando de Oliveira, she pairs up with the great poet Paulo César Pinheiro as well as …

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