Songbook Choro – Murmurando by Otaviano Romeiro Monteiro – Fon-Fon (61)

In the Songbook Choro you can find 97 of the best known and mostly played choros from Brazil. On my website www.mandoisland.de I have compiled youtube videos of many of the 97 choros and also some information. I have recently started to check and update my youtube playlists with choros and will post more choro […]

O Charme do Choro – The Great Female Choro Band from Brazil

O Charme do Choro is a six piece female choro band. Composed of flute, two guitars, cavaquinho, pandeiro and bandolim they play Brazilian choros including some of the great choros like Santa Morena, “Vibrações”, Brejeiro, Pedacinhos do Céu and of course Carinhoso. The group has existed for more than eight years now and had some spectacular performances during the […]

Hamilton de Holanda – The great Brazilian Bandolim Player – Choro, Jazz and more

I have compiled a new playlist with Hamilton de Holanda and listened to this great Brazilian bandolim player during the last weeks. Hamilton plays alone, with piano or with bigger ensembles. He plays his 10-strings bandolim which has become very popular in Brazil during the recent years. Hamilton plays traditional choros, Brazilian Jazz and many […]

Laurindo Almeida – The Master of the Brazilian Guitar

Laurindo Almeida was a Brazilian guitarist who was active in the USA after 1940. He worked in Hollywood as a studio musician and has played the guitar part in many movies. For his record Girl von Ipanema he won a Grammy in 1964. Laurindo Almeida is also seen as the father of the Bossa-Nova. He […]

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