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Marcus Tardelli: Unha e Carne (Interpretations of Guinga)

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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 ...

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Scott Feiner: Dois Mundos

Read "Dois Mundos" reviewed by David Adler

What has native New Yorker and former guitarist Scott Feiner been doing in Rio de Janeiro since 2001? He's been playing the tambourine-like pandeiro, developing it as a viable jazz instrument, leading an ensemble--and effectively creating a music--he calls Pandeiro Jazz. In this unique idiom, the handheld pandeiro replaces the drums and yields a sound that ...