Brazilian singer Vitor Ramil is a new name to me. His ouevre is amazing on its own, and I’ll be exploring it some time in the future, but what was most impressive was his setting of this poem by Jorge Luis Borges to music which matches the words wonderfully.
A very pleasant, beautiful surprise out of Brazil. Dom Salvador was a pianist who performed in the MPB style, and this release with his backing band, Abolição, was released in 1971.
Uma das melhores obras de Chico Buarque, dedicado a minha Mari.
Caetano Veloso in an intimate setting, performing one of the most romantic songs in his catalog.