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Bebel Gilberto: Tudo

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On her seventh studio album, Bebel Gilberto follows a path similar to her last two records: a blend of original electronic-enhanced acoustic music sung in English and Portuguese and a handful of covers. Tudo opens with the gentle ballad “Somewhere Else," a track cleverly arranged with the addition of a string quartet led by Miguel Atwood-Ferguson. “Nada Não" is a syncopated breakup tune in which the narrator tells a former lover that he will not be taking anything ...

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Bebel Gilberto: New York City, NY, July 21, 2012

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Bebel GilbertoBrazil Summerfest at Central Park SummerstageJuly 21, 2012New York, NYAs part of the 2012 edition of Brazil Summerfest, a New York city-wide event of contemporary Brazilian music, singer Bebel Gilberto took to the stage at Rumsey Playfield for the second time in her career, following a very eclectic performance by singer Criolo, making his US debut. Backed by a solid quintet formed mostly by musicians from Forro in The Dark, Gilberto kicked ...