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Three Giants of Brazilian Guitar May 19, The first three listed here are good. See also here he did a legendary and amazing "latin jazz fusion" record called Jacaranda that is out-of-print.
Here are some more Bonfa YT clips, well worth watching: These YT clips are quite good: Baden Powell did some amazing records: A good all around site for Brazilian music is this one as well, but there baden powell one note samba other sites too. Baden Powell in Powell visited and toured Europe frequently in the s, relocating permanently to France in In the s, he released recordings with labels in Europe and Brazil.
Induring four weeks, he was on the stage of Palais des glaces in Paris as guitarist and singer. In the s he and his family moved back to Brazil, where he continued to record and perform. Public recognition of his work came around that time in Brazil.
Baden powell one note samba the end of the s he converted to the Evangelical faith, to which he credits overcoming his long addictions to alcohol and tobacco.
He fell terminally ill in and died of pneumonia triggered by diabetes on 26 Septemberin Rio de Janeiro. Playing style[ edit ] Baden Powell decided at age 19 to stop playing the electric guitarpreferring to concentrate on the classical guitar for the rest of his career.
He did record a series of albums with a borrowed steel-string acousticbut that is as far as he strayed from his main instrument in his adulthood. An analysis of his repertoire reveals a wide range of interests.
It spanned all the idioms of Brazilian popular music of the 20th century: Like most musicians growing baden powell one note samba in the s and s, he was deeply influenced by jazzespecially bebop and swing.
This upbringing is reflected in his baden powell one note samba style, which shows a fusion of jazz harmonies and classical guitar techniquewith a very Brazilian right hand the one carrying the rhythm on the guitar.
When playing in a group, he was able to accompany singers with quiet mastery, or let loose and play street samba in sloppy "party" style as if the guitar was another percussion instrument.
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Like Monk, he was fond of the minor second interval as a way to "bend" the tonality. However, because of his jazz background, he would rarely physically bend the stringpreferring instead to play the minor second using an adjacent open string. Students of his style baden powell one note samba note this preference for chord voicings that feature extensions on the open strings as a way of punctuating passages.
He also used vocalise and scat singingoften in unison with the melody line especially when the melody was sung on the bass strings of the guitar.
He also commented about being influenced by the work of Les Paul —Django Reinhardt —and Jacques Loussier —.