Tag: Bruce Gilman

    Antonio Adolfo's CD

    Brazil’s Antonio Adolfo: Bridging Traditions

    Jazz hagiography abounds with tales of unknown talent, many of the stories probably apocryphal, ...

    Moacir Santos's CD Off and On

    The Sound of Moacir Santos: Brazilian Black Gold Rediscovered

    It’s taken far too long for musicians – and through them, the world’s audiences ...

    Brazil’s Mysterious Traveler

    Pianist and composer Weber Iago, an important albeit insufficiently recognized figure, is somewhat of ...

    Tonight by Horta and Lellis

    Toninho Horta and Tom Lellis: Brazilian Setting for Standards

    Vocalist and composer/pianist Tom Lellis has the uncluttered musical thinking and timing of a ...

    Contínua Amizade

    Mehmari & Holanda: Brazilian Duo’s Seismic Utterance

    André Mehmari has a special gift of touch, coaxing from the piano both an ...

    Muiza Sings Moacir CD cover

    Brazil’s Muiza Brings Mezzo-like Warmth to Moacir Santos

    Muiza Adnet Sings Moacir Santos is one of those recordings where the promise of ...

    Brazilian musician Vinicius Dorin

    Brazil’s Jedi Return

    When Hermeto Pascoal played Los Angeles in 2004, I was curious to hear live ...

    Lenine, the artist and the album

    Brazil’s Planetary Troubadour

    Like the medieval troubadours, poet musicians who conveyed news in the form of song, ...

    Jovino Santos and Roda Carioca

    Jovino Santos: Brazilian Survival of the Hippest

    Pianist, composer, and multi-instrumentalist Jovino Santos Neto falls into that select group of musicians ...

    Ted Falcon

    LA Choro Ensemble: Brazilian Spirit and Commitment

    Every ensemble brings a different set of insights to great music, so it’s impossible ...

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