Tag: Trio Madeira Brasil

Aug 06 2013

João Bosco: 40 Anos Depois

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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Jan 08 2010

Roberta Sá: Pra Se Ter Alegria – Ao Vivo no Rio

On the Road to Confirmation   Singer Roberta Sá (Natal, Rio Grande do Norte; 1980) seems to be on her way to settle her name between the ones of Brazil’s favourite performers. Driven by the success of her first two most enjoyable albums (Que Belo Estranho Dia Pra Se Ter Alegria (2007) and Braseiro (2004), …

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Jun 14 2007

Trio Madeira Brasil: The Sound Of Rio – Brasileirinho

  Brazil’s Heart and Soul   Though for many people Samba and Bossa Nova are the most recognizable Brazilian music form, nothing is more Brazilian than Choro. It accurately embodies a nation’s heart and soul. Historian and music expert Ricardo Cravo Albin dates the beginning of choro in Brazil to 1808, with the arrival of …

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Mar 16 2004

Various Artists: comPasso Samba & Choro

1º comPasso Samba & Choro

Good Samba & Choro Samplers   One of the most frequent questions I hear when people are trying to buy their first Brazilian CD is what album I would recommend for someone not yet very familiar with Brazilian music. Choosing one album to best represent the wide range of Brazilian musical styles is a difficult …

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Nov 24 2003

Guilherme de Brito & Trio Madeira Brasil: A Flor e o Espinho

A Flor e o Espinho

Like a Beautiful Flower   A remarkable album! Guilherme de Brito performs the songs that made him famous and were made famous by the many big names in Brazilian music who highlighted his compositions in their repertoire. Guilherme de Brito doesn’t record his own songs very often, but for this occasion he wanted to review …

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