Tag: Velha Guarda da Portela

Jun 16 2003

Teresa Cristina & Grupo Semente: A Música de Paulinho da Viola

A Música de Paulinho da Viola

 A Gem!   The Samba of Paulinho da Viola is an effective medicine to kill those heartbreaking feelings of saudades. It brings you right back to Rio and its music. One of Paulinho’s secrets is that he never surrendered to any commercial seduction. He is said to have left Portela’s Escola de Samba as a …

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Mar 11 2003

Various: Casa de Samba 4

Casa de Samba 4

Young and Old in Samba Unity   One of the characteristics of Brazilian music is that most musicians show appropriate respect to the other’s music. And there’s always a certain degree of respect for the older generation of musicians. The series Casa de Samba is an excellent example of that recognition. The old rods are …

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