Tune in tonight to Som do Brasil at 11:00 PM as we pay tribute to Edgar de Almeida. Joining us in the studio will be Joanna Nova York. She worked close with Edgar and together they won awards for their projects. Also, Túlio Araujo will join us to talk about his new projects and music.
A Musician of extraordinaire talent, Edgar De Almeida began his classical guitar since he was eight years old. His music took him from his small town in Bahia to the world. Edgar has lived in Salvador, Bahia, New York and Miami. In Salvador he was an active part of the carnival scene, playing in trios elétricos and collaborating with names such as Luis Caldas, Sarajane, and Trio Tapajós. In the United States, Edgar performed and produced the music of many artists, including Nanny Assis, Arthur Lipner, Marcos Vigio, David Vieira, Vanessa Falabella, Brazilian Music Soul and the legendary Baby do Brasil. His music has been heard in such places as The Blue Note, B B King’s, Brazil Summerfest and Sounds Of Brazil in New York City.
Joanna Nova York is a singer-guitarist-composer and winner of the Brazilian Press Award for Best Brazilian Singer in the USA. Tulio Araujo is a Brazilian pandeiro player and creator of the Project Dobradura.
Please join us tonight at 11pm on WKCR 89.9FM NY.