If you are into the music of Marcos Valle then you are in for a fantastic treat! Valle Tudo – Discografica De 1963 A 1974 features some of the most amazing music ever recorded. Every record in this massive package is a delight – from the early bossa sides, to the more complicated singer/songwriter material, to Valle's incredibly rich experiments with baroque pop! Valle is certainly one of the greatest Brazilian artists to ever enter a recording studio. Not only does the set include 10 rare albums, but each CD comes with bonus tracks – plus the whole thing also features a previously unreleased full album from 1966. Albums include Samba Demais, O Compositor E O Cantor, Braziliance, Viola Enluarada, Mustang Cor De Sangue, Marcos Valle (1970), Garra, Vento Sul, Previsao Do Tempo, and Marcos Valle (1974) – plus The Lost Sessions from 1966.
Chopin said there is nothing more beautiful than the sound of a guitar, save perhaps two, and this wonderful collection includes perennial favorites for one, two and even four guitars. Two CDs include favorites for solo guitar and guitar duet; another two feature concertos with orchestra, including Rodrigos Concierto de Aranjuez; the fifth disc is devoted to the music of Bach; and finally a disc of popular music arranged for the guitar. With a running time of over 7 hours of music this box set provides excellent value for money. Features some of the greatest guitarists in the Decca catalogue, including Pepe Romero, Eduardo Fernández, Alexandre Lagoya, and "The Royal Family of the Guitar", Los Romeros Celedonio, and his sons, Angel, Celín & Pepe.
Music from Le Grand Blond avec une Chaussure Noire (The Tall Blond Man with One Black Shoe) and Le Retour du Grand Blond (The Return of the Tall Blond Man with One Black Shoe) composed by Vladimir Cosma.
For many centuries the sea-bound Portuguese have been looking across the ocean. In the wake of their role in history, a wide and exciting multicultural network arose that is very much alive until today, first of all in music. The vivid rhythmical and melodious universe between Lisbon, the lusophone African countries and Brazil has always fascinated the guitarist Joel Xavier. Having just successfully anchored his latest opus in New York - in collaboration with his prominent duo-partner Ron Carter -, he now shifts focus to the pulsating dynamics of south-atlantic regions with his new album „Saravá“. Xavier´s live-record debut also marks his return to the electric jazz guitar.
Marcelo D2 was born on November 5, 1967, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Living in the poor suburbs, he grew up between the "favelas" and the streets of Andarai, far from postcard Rio and its rich seaside districts. The hardships of his life required him to start working at 13, and before becoming a star, Marcelo worked as a doorman, a paper boy, a cleaner, a vendor, and an office boy, among other