Laurindo Almeida & Charlie Byrd


Brazil And Beyond

  • Release Date: 25 Mar 2003
  • CCD2-2173-2

Brazilian Soul was the first recorded meeting of acoustic guitar masters Laurindo Almeida and Charlie Byrd. Both guitarists are widely acknowledged for their roles in bringing the sound of the Brazilian bossa nova to the United States. Together on Brazilian Soul, they explore a variety of Brazilian music—running the gamut from the music of Antonio Carlos Jobim to colorful adaptations of pieces by Brazilian classical composers—with an expressiveness and subtle interplay that rema… MORE