Kees Schoof

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Name: Kees Schoof
Date registered: May 11, 2013
URL: http://musicabrasileira.org/

Latest posts

  1. Maria Bethânia: Abraçar e Agradecer — April 23, 2017
  2. Nigel Shore: Clouds of Rain — March 1, 2017
  3. Fernanda Abreu: Amor Geral — February 10, 2017
  4. José Luiz Martins Trio: Amanhã — November 10, 2016
  5. Raul de Souza: Brazilian Samba Jazz — October 1, 2016

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Aug 08 2016

Baby do Brasil: Baby Sucessos – A Menina Ainda Dança

Back again Last time we heard about Bernadete Dinorah de Carvalho Cidade, better known as Baby Consuelo or Baby do Brasil, must have been in 1998 with that fantastic album Acústico (with guitarist Nelson Faria, the late great bassist Nico Assumpção and drummer Lincoln Cheib). After that, Baby do Brasil (1952; Niterói, RJ) decided to …

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Jun 18 2016

Brasil Sinfônico

Brasil Sinfônico It was an evening of magic, in that beautiful concert hall De Doelen in Rotterdam, Holland. For this special occasion, the graceful Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra was conducted by Manuel López-Gómez (1983, Caracas, Venezuela). His name is known all around the world also because of his inspiring knowledge of the Latin music tradition. He …

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Apr 15 2016

Mark Isbell: Encontro

A Meeting of Brazil with Jazz It’s hard to believe that it’s already seven years ago that saxophonist Mark Isbell released his Samba Copacabana. The album impressed with its high level of Rio-inspired music, recorded with local top players. A sunny atmosphere dominates the listening pleasure on that album. For Encontro, Mark Isbell (1960, Santa …

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Mar 24 2016

Ney Matogrosso: Atento aos Sinais – Vivo

Still Sounding Great Either you like him or you don’t: Ney Matogrosso. The controversial singer/performer from Bela Vista, Mato Grosso do Sul (1941) is full of surprises. He likes to dive into a very diverse range of repertoires. Whether it’s a chamber-music kind of setting; choro, samba, bossa, pop or rock: leave it to Ney …

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Mar 11 2016

Rosa Passos: Canta Ary, Tom e Caymmi

A Perfect Compilation Three of the greatest Brazilian composers of all time performed by one of the nicest voices in bossa nova. Here’s Canta Ary, Tom e Caymmi, an album that highlights the unique qualities of the Brazilian music culture. Singer, guitarist and composer Rosa Passos (Salvador de Bahia, 1952) is highly respected and loved …

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