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Miami Beachtone Jazz Festival Presents Eliane Elias In Concert on June 15th

Miami Beachtone Jazz Festival Presents Eliane Elias In Concert on June 15th

MIAMI BEACHTONE JAZZ FESTIVAL IS PROUD TO PRESENT Multiple Grammy Winner Eliane Elias, Yamandu Costa and Sammy Figueroa with special guests Chico Pinheiro & Mirella Costa at The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts (Knight Concert Hall) on JUNE 15, 2019 at 8:00pm. The Beachtone Jazz Festival celebrates its jny: Miami debut on June 15th ...


Article: Album Review

Jovino Santos Neto Quinteto: Por Causa De Voce

Read "Por Causa De Voce" reviewed by Paul Rauch

Brazilian pianist/composer Jovino Santos Neto came to the United Startes in 1993, and settled in the city of Seattle. He had visited the city while on tour with the legendary Brazilian musician/composer Hermeto Pascoal, and identified with the physical beauty and cultural landscape of the Pacific Northwest. No matter his global location, Santos Neto is not ...

Article: Live Review

Umbria Jazz 2018 - seconda parte

Read "Umbria Jazz 2018 - seconda parte" reviewed by Libero Farnè

Umbria Jazz Varie sedi Perugia 13-22.07.2018 Umbria Jazz 2018 ha chiuso i battenti: 1 milione 450 mila euro di incassi da biglietti e merchandising con 35.000 paganti. Numeri invidiabili, da capogiro, anche se un bilancio ragionato fra entrate e uscite richiederebbe un'analisi molto più approfondita. Come abbiamo anticipato nella ...


Article: Live Review

Rigas Ritmi 2017

Read "Rigas Ritmi 2017" reviewed by Bruce Lindsay

Rigas Ritmi Festival Riga, Latvia 27 June-July 1 July 2017 Rigas Ritmi, held in Riga, the Latvian capital, for the past 17 years, always provides an intriguing mix of well-known and up and coming acts. The 2017 festival proved to be no exception to this rule, with pianist and MONK'estra leader John ...

News: Recording

Drinking From the Fountain: Brazil’s Mario Adnet Revels in Villa-Lobos’ Lush Legacy on "Um Olhar Sobre Villa-Lobos"

“I don't use folklore, I am the folklore,” Brazilian composer Heitor Villa-Lobos stated boldly while on one of many tours in Europe. Able to compose art songs and then go jam with street bands, Villa-Lobos gave birth to modern Brazilian music, both classical and popular. Latin Grammy-winning composer, arranger, and performer Mario Adnet has traced this ...



Label: Adventure Music
Released: 2011
Track listing: 01. Samba Do Véio(Yamandú Costa - Hamilton De Holanda); 02. Chamamé (Yamandú Costa); 03. Meiga (Yamandú Costa); 04. Luz da Aurora( Yamandú Costa - Hamilton De Holanda); 05. 01 Byte 10 Cordas (Hamilton De Holanda); 06. Samba for Rapha (Yamandú Costa); 07 Cochichado (Yamandú Costa – Hamilton Flor Da Vida); 08. Flor da vida (Hamilton De Holanda); 09. Estações) (Hamilton De Holanda); 10 Shiawase (Yamandú Costa); 11 Escorregando (Ernesto Nazareth).

Article: Album Review

Yamandu Costa - Hamilton de Holanda: Live!

Read "Live!" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Questa incisione live ben documenta il valore della nuova scena musicale brasiliana. Violao (chitarra a sette corde) e mandolino a 10 corde si intrecciano a meraviglia per una ricognizione lucida quanto efficace del vasto patrimonio musicale del Brasile. Giganteggiano le composizioni originali del duo, che godono di un palpitante respiro melodico ancorché esaltate da perfetti equilibri ...


Article: Live Review

24 Hours of Umbria Jazz 2010

Read "24 Hours of Umbria Jazz 2010" reviewed by Sara Villa

Imagine traveling by car for hours in the summer heat of Italy's July 2010. At last it is early evening, and you reach the borders of a breathtaking medieval town. A soft breeze blows around you while you walk through the steep slopes which lead you to the centre. You follow the sounds you so eagerly ...


Article: Album Review

Yamandu Costa: Ida E Volta

Read "Ida E Volta" reviewed by Elliott Simon

Brazilian music boasts a variety of genres that combine African rhythms with Brazilian and Portuguese instrumentation, harmony and melody. Choro is one such style, whose quick tempos, improvisation and complex structure demands virtuosity. The Brazilian nylon 7-string guitar, with its additional bass string, has become standard in Choro ensembles, enabling the intricately structured harmonics. Yamandu Costa ...


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