Egídio Leitão

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Name: Egídio Leitão
Date registered: September 10, 2013
URL: http://musicabrasileira.org/

Latest posts

  1. Requinte Trio: Honey & Air — May 11, 2017
  2. André Siqueira: Catamarã — March 26, 2017
  3. Marcos Nimrichter: Trio$ — March 16, 2017
  4. Conrado Paulino & Rosa Passos: Eu Sei Que Vou Te Amar — February 14, 2017
  5. Ricardo Silveira: Jeri — February 3, 2017

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May 11 2017

Requinte Trio: Honey & Air

Refined and Classy Before I listened to Requinte Trio’s Honey & Air the first time, I cannot deny my apprehension mixed with anticipation. Having only been familiar with Janis Siegel (one of the founding members of the famous Manhattan Transfer), I didn’t know what to expect. Would this be an album with Brazilian songs performed in English …

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Mar 26 2017

André Siqueira: Catamarã

Smooth Sailing It is not every day that I hear about a guitarist from the Brazilian southern state of Paraná. A graduate from the State University of Londrina (Paraná), André Siqueira presently teaches harmony and counterpoint, arrangement and guitar at that institution. Composer, arranger and multi-instrumentalist (guitars, flutes, viola caipira, bass and the Portuguese guitar), André …

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Mar 16 2017

Marcos Nimrichter: Trio$

Long Overdue The first solo album by Marcos Nimrichter dates back to 2003. The album, reviewed here in MB, impressed me with its polished production and arrangements. In 2006, along with Caio Márcio (acoustic and electric guitars), Marcos released Radamés em Companhia. That album was devoted to the music of Radamés Gnattali, K-Ximbinho, Guinga and …

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Feb 14 2017

Conrado Paulino & Rosa Passos: Eu Sei Que Vou Te Amar

Heavenly! Nothing could be more appropriate to celebrate Valentine’s Day with this tranquil rendition of Antônio Carlos Jobim and Vinícius de Moraes’ “Eu Sei Que Vou Te Amar.” In October of 2012, Conrado Paulino invited Rosa Passos to join him at the TV program  Talentos (TV Câmara, Brasília). The result speaks for itself. What is truly …

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Feb 03 2017

Ricardo Silveira: Jeri

The Meaning of Cool In 1984, Ricardo Silveira (Rio de Janeiro, 1956) released his first album (Bom de Tocar), and since then his career has been nothing but a solid presence in the Brazilian and international instrumental music scene. From 1986 through 1991, he was a member of the Banda Zil. To say his music portfolio …

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