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Mauricio Pessoa

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NYC resident and Rio de Janeiro native Mauricio Pessoa is a classically trained (graduated in Orchestration at Juilliard Music School) guitarist and singer-songwriter emanating from the current crop of young Brazilian music artists that are keeping the great Brazilian musical tradition alive and well. Mauricio’s original compositions are influenced by the classic Bossa Nova and MPB (Música Popular Brasileira) music of composers such as Antonio Carlos Jobim, Chico Buarque, João Gilberto, Paulinho da Viola and other Brazilian greats. After releasing his debut self-titled record in 2007, the long awaited follow-up disc, Habitat, was released digitally on June 19th 2012, on RED/Sony Music Entertainment through iTunes and on CD on August, on Sony Brasil. The ten songs on Habitat reflect the Brazilian landscape drawing inspiration from Pessoa’s experiences travelling back and forth to Brazil

Album

Without You

Label: Produzido No Polo Industrial De Manaus
Released: 2018
Track listing: Saudade I; Quem é do Mar; Ana Luiza; Saudade II; Valso; Lullaby; Without You.

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Article: Album Review

Mauricio Pessoa: Without You

Read "Without You" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky


There's an urbane aura surrounding the music of Mauricio Pessoa. From the mournful string strains that introduce a dewy-eyed “Saudade I" on through to the high society swing of the “Without You" closer, his writing proves evocative both in drawing attention to times past and highlighting the influence of past masters--Moacir Santos, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Lindolpho ...

Album

Habitat

Label: Sony Music
Released: 2013
Track listing: Boca No Lodo; Quando Falas Coracao; Prisma; Tulipa Turca; Linda; Saudade; Tenho Guardado Em Meu Peito; Summer Rain; Agua Da Fonte; Estrada De Terra.

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Boca no Loda

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Label: Sony Music
Released: 2013
Duration: 3:29

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Article: Album Review

Mauricio Pessoa: Habitat

Read "Habitat" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky


Bossa nova blossomed in the public eye a half century ago and, though it isn't a pop radio staple anymore, it still retains its firm standing in the world of jazz and in its native Brazil. Those who were there at the beginning, or worked with the originators of this style at a later date, have ...


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