Tag: Jesse Sadoc

Antonio Adolfo: Samba Jazz Alley

The celebrated Brasilian musician, composer, pianist and pedagogue Antonio Adolfo shows that it is possible to be...

BossaBrasil at Birdland NYC Featuring Marcos Valle

DELTA AIR LINES Presents BOSSABRASIL at BIRDLAND Featuring  MARCOS VALLE LEGENDARY BRAZILIAN  POP/BOSSA NOVA GIANT A CROWD FAVORITE AT BIRDLAND - MAY...

Antonio Adolfo: Hybrido – From Rio to Wayne Shorter

If ever there was a burnished glow to Brasilian music, it is here on Hybrido – From...

Antonio Adolfo: Tropical Infinito

Editor's Pick · Album of the Month · That Antonio Adolfo should be paying homage to the Jazz...

Cristina Braga – Samba, Jazz and Love

Every year I receive lots of recordings from a diversity of Brazilian artists. Most of those recordings...

Ithamara Koorax – Got To Be Real

The song selection and the effective use of the synthesizer on Ithamara Koorax new release "Got to be real" gives the album a vintage 70s feel. The first half of the album starting with the slow, sexy, smooth jazz arrangement...

Mario Adnet – More Jobim Jazz (Adventure Music – 2011)

Of all the musicians who have contributed to keeping the repertoire of great Brazilian composers alive, Mario Adnet may be making the greatest contribution here. Like trombonist Roswell Rudd, soprano saxophonist Steve Lacy and pianist Misha Mengleberg who gone to great lengths to keep the music of the great pianist and composer Herbie Nichols’ and (to a certain extent) Thelonious Monk’s repertoire alive, the guitarist Adnet has created some of [...]

Ricardo Silveira – Até Amanhã (Adventure Music – 2010)

The music of guitarist Ricardo Silveira flows—especially on Até Amanhã/'Til Tomorrow--flows like an interminable river into the proverbial ocean of sound where a world of music mixes and mingles. Yet the idea that he is only marginally Brazilian is anathema. Silveira’s music ripples and gushes with a forceful swagger recalling, at times, the immensity force Rio Negro. That is when his phrases and lines bubble like with liquefying, steamy splendour [...]

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