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Amazon River

Label: Blue Toucan Music
Released: 2005
Track listing: Mountain Drive; Amazon River; Menina Na Janela (The Girl In The Window); Passarim; Ela E Carioca; Lingua De Mosquito (Mosquito Tongue); O Cantador; Meu Canario Vizinho Azul; The Peach; Sem Voce; Piano Na Mangueira.

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Hendrik Meurkens: Amazon River

Read "Amazon River" reviewed by Jim Santella

With a session of originals and established Brazilian songs, Hendrik Meurkens pays homage to the music that moves him. His guests play a large part in helping the harmonica virtuoso create a recommended album that accurately describes those feelings. He soars high and low, swooping effortlessly around melodic fragments that belie the rustic impression of a ...

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Hendrik Meurkens: Amazon River

Read "Amazon River" reviewed by Chris May

When the great wordsmith in the sky invented the word “gorgeous" She might have been thinking of this album, a celebration of all that is lovely about Brazilian music, from samba and choro through bossa nova and jazz. On the face of it, Hendrik Meurkens is not the most likely outsider to have gotten ...


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