Tag Archive: Toninho Horta

Jan 09 2017

David Feldman: Horizonte

Rich Horizon Carioca pianist, producer and composer David Feldman (Rio de Janeiro, 1978) was born in an instrumentalist family. At the early age of four, he began his formal musical education, and in 2002, he graduated from the New School Jazz and Contemporary Music Program in New York. He also studied with Luiz Eça. He has …

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Aug 06 2013

João Bosco: 40 Anos Depois

The Perfect João Bosco   It all started for João Bosco in 1972 with a “Disco de Bolso” (pocket record). As an extra, the music magazine O Pasquim (Rio de Janeiro) offered its readers a free single with each issue (for the MP3-generation: a single is an ancient two tracks vinyl record, one track on …

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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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Dec 03 2010

Um Natal Brasileiro

Um Natal Brasileiro (A Brazilian Christmas)     Here are the songs played in the podcast. Introduction: Poesia e Amor – Cristina Braga Feliz Natal – Clássicos Natalinos em Harpa (Visom VICD 00097, 1997) Natal das Crianças – Simone 25 de Dezembro (Mercury PolyGram M528948 – 2, 1995) Recadinho de Papel Noel – Carmen Miranda Feliz …

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Jan 16 2010

Wolf Borges: Circo dos Sonhos

Stellar and Well-Deserved Support   Having a long list of special guests in any particular album is a good way to attract attention to a new release. When that guest list is backed up by a solid repertoire that includes blues, boleros and even some great rock ballads, the result is fascinating. That is the …

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Jul 16 2008

Tom Lellis & Toninho Horta: Tonight

US Classics with a Brazilian Touch   This is not the first time that Tom Lellis tastes Brazilian music. In 2003, he released the nice Southern Exposure in which he sang some Brazilian songs by Djavan, Tom Jobim and Toninho Horta. Toninho himself was guest in that album. In this new album, Tom Lellis (piano, …

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May 16 2006

Nicola Stilo & Toninho Horta: Duets

Intimacy   Though recorded in Rome, Italy, in 1999, Duets finally got its worldwide release in 2005. Intimacy is the operative mood in this soothing recording. Never has Toninho Horta’s sparse vocals blended so beautifully. Stilo’s touching flute solos are paradisiacal as Horta strums his acoustic guitar in rare form. The repertoire is as eclectic …

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Sep 16 2005

Toninho Horta: Com o Pé no Forró

Minas Meets Forró   A joint project of Toninho Horta and Felipe Cordeiro, Com o Pé no Forró is Toninho Horta’s direct incursion into forró, a genre not very much associated with his homeland of Minas Gerais. Back in 1994, though, Toninho recorded Foot on the Road, which clearly had forró influences. As for Felipe …

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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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