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Marcus Tardelli: Unha e Carne (Interpretations of Guinga)

Read "Unha e Carne (Interpretations of Guinga)" reviewed by Raul d'Gama Rose

Even if Guinga never pronounced that Marcus Tardelli as “the greatest acoustic guitarist that Brazil has produced in history," the musical evidence on Unha e Carne (Fingernail and Flesh), would certainly put him on a pedestal right next to Egberto Gismonti, Sergio and Odair Assad. In fact, based on technique, expression, intonation and dynamics, there is a solid case for ranking Tardelli very close to guitarists such as Julian Bream and, perhaps, even to Andreas Segovia. Guinga, ...


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