Tag: Zé Ramalho

Jun 16 2007

Zé Ramalho: Parceria dos Viajantes

Honest Musicianship   When a new album from Zé Ramalho comes out, one kind of knows what to expect. His characteristic voice and music has become a very recognizable trademark. On this new cd it’s remarkable to hear how easy other vocalists with completely different backgrounds fit into Zé Ramalho’s unique style. Parceria dos Viajantes …

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Oct 16 2005

Zé Ramalho: Ao Vivo

Extremely Comfortable Zé Ramalho brings well chosen highlights from his repertoire on the live album (recorded during March 2005). He performs his classics with his characteristic enthusiasm. The band that accompanies him here is remarkably well balanced! Drummer Sandro Moreno keeps the rhythm steady in a very strict way. Zé Gomes passionately adds the accents, …

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Jul 11 2004

Various: Casa do Forró

Casa do Forró

Let the Party Begin!   With a country as vast as Brazil, it is no wonder that some musical genres do not get as much air play as others. Take, for example, samba and bossa nova. Just about everyone in all corners of the world has experienced those infectious rhythms. Who has never heard the …

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Feb 16 2003

Zé Ramalho: O Gosto da Criação

O Gosto da Criação

Back on a Creative Level   After his most recent and somewhat disappointing cd, singing Raul Seixas songs, Zé Ramalho seems to be back on a more creative level, as he suggests in the title. His friendly musical approach guarantees the listener almost an hour of entertaining northeastern pop music. This time Z é is …

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