Tag: Vinícius Cantuária

Oct 17 2015

Vinícius Cantuária: Vinícius Canta Antônio Carlos Jobim

Vinícius Canta Antônio Carlos Jobim

It’s All About Bossa Nova The story about Vinícius Cantuária has been told before here on MúsicaBrasileira. How the singer from Manaus (1951) released catchy pop albums in the 1980s and reached the unwanted status of pop idol. To escape that commercial circus, Vinícius moved to New York (1994) to find his own direction in …

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Nov 01 2013

Ricardo Silveira and Vinícius Cantuária: RSVC


A Confirmation of Good Taste   Guitarists Ricardo Silveira and Vinícius Cantuária share an unconditional love for musical traditions. Yet this collaboration comes as a nice surprise. Ricardo Silveira (Rio de Janeiro, 1956) spent some time in Boston to study at the Berklee College of Music. It also brought him to New York, where he …

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Mar 07 2013

Vinícius Cantuária: Índio de Apartamento

Indio de Apartamento

Impressive     Not too many musicians will get away with it: releasing a CD that not even reaches the length of thirty minutes. Leave it to Vinícius Cantuária to do so. It must have got something to do with the continuous high quality of his music and the element of surprise. For an extended bio of …

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Jun 14 2008

Joyce and Special Guests: 50 Years of Bossa

  50 Years of Bossa Nova   A few years after a very successful commemoration of Tropicalismo (see also: Os Mutantes Ao Vivo), the beautiful Barbican Center in London, England, was now host of a 50 Years of Bossa Nova celebration. The derivate of the samba marks the release date of Elizete Cardoso’s album (with …

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Mar 16 2008

Vinícius Cantuária: Cymbals

The Simplicity of the Cymbal   It’s mostly outside Brazil that the news about a new cd from Vinícius Cantuária is celebrated. Nevertheless, the multi-instrumentalist, singer and composer from Manaus, Amazonas (1951) stays very close to the music from his native country. Carlos Vinícius Silva Cantuária was six years old when he and the family …

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