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Hendrik Meurkens: Manhattan Samba

Read "Manhattan Samba" reviewed by Edward Blanco

Composer, virtuoso on both the vibraphone and harmonica, German-born New York-based Hendrik Meurkens presents yet another colorful and tantalizing taste of Brazilian music on the exquisite Manhattan Samba. A proponent of the samba and bossa nova styles of music after a full immersion while living in Rio de Janeiro in the early 1980s, Meurkens continues documenting ...


Article: Album Review

Phill Fest: Cafe Fon Fon

Read "Cafe Fon Fon" reviewed by Jack Bowers

While there is no sure cure for the blues, a large dose of Brazilian music often comes about as close to driving the dark clouds away as any remedy a physician is likely to prescribe. It is hard to listen to an album such as guitarist-composer Phill Fest's sunny Café Fon Fon without smiling and tapping ...


News: Recording

Manfredo Fest: Dorian Dream

Manfredo Fest: Dorian Dream

Manfredo Fest isn't the name of a multi-day rock festival for nerds. Fest was a Brazilian bossa nova and jazz keyboardist whose music was an eclectic and fascinating blend of bossa nova, classical and fusion. Fest's father was a German concert pianist who emigrated to Porto Alegre in Southern Brazil, near Uruguay, where he taught at ...


Article: Album Review

Phill Fest: Projeto B.F.C.

Read "Projeto B.F.C." reviewed by Edward Blanco

Living in the South Florida area for over a decade now, guitarist Phill Fest rolls out a recording of Brazilian-style modern jazz dedicated to the strong ties that make Florida and Brazil so special to the development of his personal and professional musical career. Projeto B.F.C. (Project Brazil-Florida Connection) celebrates the proud Fest family tradition in ...



Label: DMP
Released: 1997


Jungle Cat

Label: DMP
Released: 1989



Label: DMP
Released: 1987


Just Jobim

Label: DMP
Released: 2003
Track listing: Aguas De Marco; Wave; Desafinado; Double Rainbow; Amparo; Girl from Ipanema; Anos Dourados; Agua De Beber; Ligia; So Tinha Que Ser Comvoce; Quiet Nights; Luisa.



Label: DMP
Released: 1979


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