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Gilberto Gil: Oakland, CA, October 25, 2012

Read "Gilberto Gil: Oakland, CA, October 25, 2012" reviewed by Harry S. Pariser

Gilberto GilSan Francisco Jazz FestivalParamount TheaterOakland, CAOctober 25, 2012It is a rare opportunity to see an international icon perform, so singer Gilberto Gil's recent appearance in Oakland, CA's gorgeous Paramount Theater--part of the San Francisco International Jazz Festival--was quite the event.Before hitting on his unique genius for blending diverse musical styles to become a Brazilian international superstar, Gil made a living selling bananas in a shopping mall and composing television jingles. ...

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Gilberto Gil at the Nokia Theatre

Read "Gilberto Gil at the Nokia Theatre" reviewed by Ernest Barteldes

Gilberto Gil Nokia Theatre New York, NY March 11, 2010

Playing to a nearly sold-out crowd at the midtown Manhattan concert venue, Gilberto Gil sauntered onto the stage alone, picked up his guitar and began playing “A Linha e o Linho," a gentle bossa that set the tone for this pared-down concert. He then introduced guitarist Bem Gil (his son) and cellist Jaques Morelembaum, who have accompanied him on the ...


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