Content by tag "Gal Costa"

ARTICLE: RADIO

A Musical Portrait of Ken Vandermark

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For our second contribution to All About Jazz's Mixcloud column, we introduce a mixtape series that we've curated since 2016, entitled “50/50." Through these selections we aim to present a comprehensive overview of the artists invited to play at Centro d'Arte through a mix of their music, curated by us, and of music that inspires them, ...

NEWS: VIDEO / DVD
ARTICLE: GENERAL ARTICLES

I 10 CD nel CD-Player di... Oscar Del Barba

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01. Brad Mehldau-Live in Marciac (Nonesuch -2011).
Un doppio con DVD. Un'ennesima dimostrazione della grandezza di questo che potrei considerare senza dubbio come uno dei più grandi pianisti di tutti i tempi.

02. Johan Sebastian Bach -Passione secondo Matteo. Direttore Sir George Solti (Decca -1990).
Capolavoro della musica del grande Maestro. ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Tobias Grim: Brazil Lines

Tobias Grim: Brazil Lines

By Gabriel Medina Arenas Sweden and Brazil are more than 6,400 miles apart. Their weather, culture, customs and folklore couldn't be more different, but music proves once again to be a universal language that builds bridges even between such contrasting lands. The Swedish guitarist Tobias Grim has a deep love for the “South American giant" and it's magical ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

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

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Bebel Gilberto
Brazil Summerfest at Central Park Summerstage
July 21, 2012
New York, NY

As 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 ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Anna Borges and Bill Ward: Receita de Samba

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Boston area husband and wife team Anna Borges and Bill Ward are the creative force behind Receita de Samba, a collection of 11 classics by various Brazilian composers.

Both sing on alternate tracks that mix samba and bossa nova with other regional variations. A percussion heavy band that also includes flutist Amir Milstein ...

ARTICLE: BOOK EXCERPTS

Concepts of Pain: The Stuff of the Sixties

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This chapter is an excerpt from Naked Mind: On Music and Power, a work in progress by All About Jazz contributor Gordon Marshall.


It is said that the '60s ended in 1974, with Richard Nixon's resignation. On the one hand, there was nothing left to believe in. On the other, there was ...

ARTICLE: INTERVIEWS

Sandro Albert: A Bard’s Journey

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His voice is soft and as lyrical as the music he composes and plays. Hearing the young and immensely talented guitarist, Sandro Albert speak can calm even the most frayed nerves. Nervousness was never an issue, but it is always exciting to speak with an accomplished musician. Albert is certainly one. He was born in Brazil ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Yeahwon Shin: Yeahwon

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On her debut recording, New York-based Korean singer Yeahwon Shin takes on a demanding set of tunes, mostly based on compositions by Brazilian songwriters Antonio Carlos Jobim, Dorival Caymmi, Egberto Gismonti, Milton Nascimento and Ary Barroso. She opens with “Chovendo Na Roseira" (known in English as “Double Rainbow"), singing in Portuguese with an original arrangement loosely ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Adriana Miki: Sashimiki

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The spry and sensuous voice of the Brazilian Adriana Miki is beautifully showcased on her debut album, Sashimiki, produced by her bass-playing partner in this project, Sérgio Crestana. Delivering an exquisitely chosen, albeit short, program, Miki emerges with soft grandeur as Astrud Gilberto once did when she voiced the songs of her then husband, Jo&#227o Gilberto. ...