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Intemporal Vol.1

Pianist Guilherme Vergueiro is featured with several group formations, in a compilation of recordings from 1978 to 2004.
In the sample below the pianist plays and sings O que é amar, a beautiful samba-canção by Brazilian pianist and composer Johny Alf.
Guilherme Vergueiro (piano and vocals); José Neto (guitar); Walter Booker (bas) and Edison Machado (drums).

Copacabana Bossa Nova
Delira Música, 2007 (Rio de Janeiro)

A compilation of some of the most representative Bossa-Nova songs, this album joins together legendary singers and performers such as Os Cariocas, Leni Andrade, Tamba Trio, Sergio Mendes, Elis Regina with current Delira Musica recording artists Hameleto Stamato and Haroldo Mauro Jr.(more...)

Pianist Haroldo Mauro's Bossa na Pressão is Top Ten of 2006!

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Considered by critics the prettiest piano trio outing of the year (All About Jazz) and an instant classic (Jazz Review), this is an excelent album from a jazz perspective but at the same time continuing with the tradition of the great Brazilian piano trios of the past. Joining Mauro in this recording are bassist Sergio Barrozo and drummer Duduca da Fonseca. Follow the links below to listen to audio excerps and/or buy this album.

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Read Bossa na Pressão Reviews:

Exclusive review for BrazilianMusic, by J. Domingos Raffaelli

By Savon Edwards, Jazz Review

Dan McClenaghan, All About Jazz

Article "Top Ten for 2006" by Dan McClenaghan, of All About Jazz

"Acoustic Pressure", by Egídio Leitão,

Thiago de Mello
Bem Brasileiro com Alguns Sotaques

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Brazilian composer and percussionist Gaudencio Thiago de Mello with several guest musicians from Brazil & the US

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Edison Machado
Obras II: (O Pulo do Gato)

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Drummer Edison Machado recorded this never-released-before album in 1971 with his quartet, featuring tenor saxophonist Ion Muniz, pianist Haroldo Mauro Jr. and bassist Ricardo Santos. Trombonist Edson Maciel appears as a special guest in some tracks. Listen to samples and/or purchase MP3 downloads here:


Fernanda Cunha & José Carlos dos Santos at Teatro Café Pequeno, Rio de Janeiro

Wed&Thu, November 10-11, 2010

Vocalist Fernanda Cunha is back in Rio for a performance with acoustic guitarist José Carlos dos Santos, with whom she has been touring Brazil and other countries. Works br Haroldo Barbosa, Tom Jobim and Egberto Gismonte are on the set list. November 10 & 11 at Teatro Café Pequeno - Av. Ataulfo de Paiva, 269 - Leblon, Rio de Janeiro. Phone: (+55 21) 2294-4480.

Haroldo Mauro Jr. Performs at Triboz, Rio de Janeiro

Friday, October 29th, 2010 at 9PM

The Brasil-Austrália Cultural Center, also known as TribOz, presents the Haroldo Mauro Jr Jazz Trio, featuring bassist Edson Lobo and drummer Zazá Desidério. The main attraction is sccheduled for 9PM but music starts at 6PM with the house pianist. Cover charge is R$15. Triboz is located at Rua Conde de Lages 19 - Lapa - Rio de Janeiro. For reservations call (+55 21) 22100366/92915942

Marabeau Jazz: a New Music Room in Brasília

Monday, October 18th, 2010

Singer Marabeau is the owner of a recently opened music room in Brazil's capital. Small but with friendly athmosphere and good music, it has attracted music lovers to come and listen to this great Brazilian singer accompanied by a variety of pianists and guitarists. This week's Marabeau guests are: guitarist Carlos Vinícius on Tuesday 19th; pianist Serge Frasunkiewicz on Wednesday, 20th; guitarist Toninho Maya on Thursday 21st and jazz pianist Haroldo Mauro Jr. on Friday 22nd. Marabeau Jazz is located at SCLN 216 Bloco C Loja 22, Asa Norte - Brasília, DF, Brazil.

Brazilian Piano: New Book by Alfredo Cardim and Robert Willey.

September 22, 2010

This method and play-along CD is intended for students of the Brazilian piano style. Pianist Alfredo Cardin wrote original compositions that can be played along with the CD. There are interviews with pianists Dom Salvador, João Donato, César Camargo Mariano and Clare Fischer. Published by Hal Leonard.(Click here to buy from Amazon)


Haroldo Mauro Jr. at Long Island Winterfest.

March 7, 2010

The Long Island Winterfest Steinway Series presents pianist Haroldo Mauro Jr. and his trio at Sparkling Pointe Winery on March 7th. The group features bassist Leonardo Cioglia, drummer Alex Kautz and special guest composer and percussionist Thiago de Mello.
Admission is free.

Drummer Zé Eduardo Nazário plays in Pouso Alegre, Brazil

February 25, 2010

Concert with Vinicius Dorin, Zé Eduardo Nazario, Sandro and Diego Nogueira, Roger de Assis. Teatro Municipal de Pouso Alegre, February 25 at 8PM.Address: Rua Dr. Lisboa - Centro - Pouso Alegre - Minas Gerais - Brasil
Admission is free.

Milton Nascimento Performs at Carnegie Hall

November 18, 2009

Celebrated Brazilian singer, songwriter, and guitarist Milton Nascimento gives a rare New York performance in Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage on Wednesday, November 18 at 8:00 p.m.
Tickets from $28 - $79

Free concert with the Haroldo Mauro Jr. Trio

October 18, 2009

The Haroldo Mauro Jr. Trio, with bassist Alex Rocha and drummer Marcio Bahia will perform this Sunday, October 18 at 4PM. The concert is free and will be held at Casa Rosa, Sesc Tijuca. Rua Barão de Mesquita 539, Rio de Janeiro.

Alex Rocha and Haroldo Mauro Play with TriBoz' House Band

July 4, 2009

TribOz' house band, formed by Tomás Improta (piano), Mike Ryan (trumpet) and Marcelo Padre (sax), will have, as special guests, bassist Alex Rocha and drumer Haroldo Mauro this Saturday July 4th, 9PM. TribOz is located at Rua Conde de Lages 19, in the Lapa section of City of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. For information call +55 (21) 2210-0366. Cover charge is $15. No credit cards accepted yet

Group No Olho da Rua performs at Centro Cultural Carioca, with special guest Carlos Malta.

July 7, 2009

The quartet plays material from its recent DVD and features special guest Carlos Malta on saxophone and flute. Tuesday July 7 at 8:30 PM. Centro Cultural Carioca. Rua do Teatro, 37 - Praça Tiradentes - Centro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Andréia Pedroso sings at Vinicius Bar, Rio de Janeiro.

June 30, 2009

Andréia Pedroso sings with Guilherme Milagres (guitar), Fernando Merlino (keyboard), Person Tupinambá (bass) and Otávio Garcia (drums). Special guest saxophonist Júlio Merlino. Tuesday June 30, 2009 at 8:30 PM. Vinícius Piano Bar. Rua Vinícius de Moraes, 39 - Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Pascoal Meirelles Trio at Espaço Telezoom, Rio de Janeiro.

May 23, 2009

Brazilian drummer Pascoal Meirelles presents a tribute to Antonio Carlos Jobim. His Trio features guitarist Nelson Faria and bassist Augusto Mattoso. May 23 at 8:30PM. Espaço Telezoom, Rua Dias Ferreira 78, cob.301, Leblon, Rio de Janeiro. Phone +55 (21)3435-1617 & 3435-1588.

Bassist Bruce Henri CD Release at Sala Baden Powell

May 8, 2009

Bassist Bruce Henri has a new album out, Bruce Henri & Villa's Voz, containing jazz versions of Villa-Lobos' works. Release is scheduled for this Friday, May 8th at 8:30PM. Sala Baden Powell. Av. Copacabana, 360, Rio de Janeiro. Tickets R$20,00.

Kiko Continentino and Samba Groove Trio

May 8, 2009

Pianist Kiko Continentino plays with bassist Jefferson Lescovich and drummer Victor Bertrami at Santo Scenarium. Friday, May 8th at 8:30PM. Rua do Lavradio 36, Lapa, Rio de Janeiro. Phone: 3147-9007

Pianist Guilherme Vergueiro at Valansi, Rio de Janeiro

February 4th, 2009

"Encontro com o Samba Moderno de Guilherme Vergueiro" is the scheduled attraction at Espaço Cultural Maurice Valansi this Wednesday, February 4th. Joining Vergueiro are bassist Paulo Russo and percussionist Laudir de Oliveira. Espaço Cultural Maurice Valansi is located at Rua Martins Ferreira 48, Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro. Cover charge R$20,00. Music begins at 8:30PM. Phone no.: +55 21 2527-4044

Bassist Zerró Santos appears at Villagio Café, São Paulo

February 11th, 2009

The septet of Brazilian bass player, arranger and band leader Zerró Santos appears at the Villagio Café in the City of São Paulo, Brazil. The musicians are Leonardo Magnelli (soprano sax); Gustavo Potter (alto sax); Claiton Souza (tenor sax); Roney Stella (trombone); Daniel Grajew (piano); Sandro Haick - (drums) and Zérró Santos - (bass). Wednesday, February 11, 2009. The Villagio Café is located at Rua Teodoro Sampaio, 1229 Pinheiros, São Paulo - SP. Phone no.: +55 11 3571- 3730

Feb. 12, 2008
Zé Luis Quartet at Stitch Bar, NYC

Ricardo Padrón on Guitar; Kenny Grohowski on Drums; Ariel de la Portilla on Acoustic Bass and Zé Luis on tenor sax, flute and percussion.
February, 12 2008 at Stitch Bar & Lounge 247 West 37th Street (Bet. 7th & 8th Avenues) Cost : FREE

Brazilian Jazz at the Allegro Bistrô - Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro.

Brazilian jazz pianist Haroldo Mauro plays with tenor saxophonist Ricardo Pontes and bassist Paulo Russo at Rio de Janeiro CD store Modern Sound's Allegro Bistrô . Music starts at 5PM. Rua Barata Ribeiro 502, Rio de Janeiro.

Brazilian Jazz at the Trumpets Jazz Club in Montclair, NJ

Brazilian drummer Luiz Santos (photo), who recently moved to the New York area from Florida will be performing on October 2nd with a line up of great musicians. Mark Weinstein (Flute), Klaus Muller (Piano), Nilson Matta (Upright Bass) and Luiz Santos will play Brazilian jazz at the Trumpets Jazz Club, 6 Depot Sq. Montclair, NJ 07042. Phone no.(973) 744-2600.Tuesday, October 2nd at 7:30 PM

Brazilian Label Delira Música Releases Bossa-Nova Compilation.

Delira Musica, from Rio de Janeiro, has just released the compilation CD Copacabana Bossa Nova, an album that joins together historical recordings of such artis as Leni andrade, Sergio Mendes, Tom Jobim, Marcos Valle, Tamba Trio — mainly from the sixties — with recent ones by the label's current recording artists. For more information or purchasing the album, click here.

Brazilian jazz pianist Haroldo Mauro and David Manson's "O Som do Jazz" perform two concerts in Florida's Tampa Bay area.

The EMIT series presents a Brazilian jazz double bill this weekend in the Tampa Bay area. Pianist Haroldo Mauro Jr. Trio, with Mark Neuenschwander on bass and Luiz Santos on drums and trombonist David Manson's group "O Som do Jazz" perform Brazilian jazz originals and bossa-nova classics in a pair of concerts. Friday 8PM at the Historic Asolo Theatre, Sarasota, $20-$30, (941) 360-7399; and Saturday 8PM at St. Petersburg College Music Center, St. Petersburg, $12-$15, (727) 341-4363

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New Online Store for Brazilian Music Scores

A new online store,, representing Lumiar Editora of late Brazilian musician and creator of the best Brazilian songbooks Almir Chediak, has just opened. All songbooks released by Lumiar are available, as well as textbooks and biographies of Brazilian music artists. The store is runned by Yassir Chediak and has promotional prices. Follow this link to browse Loja MPB

Pianist Dom Salvador Records in Brazil After More Than Thirty Years in the US

For the first time after moving to the US over thre decades ago, pianist Dom Salvador travels to Brazil to record an album. Playing with Dom in this recording are bassist Sergio Barrozo and drummer Duduka da Fonseca. Dom Salvador is an important and respected Brazilian pianist and band leader who was very active in the Rio de Janeiro scene during the sixties, when he recorded important instrumental bossa-nova albums such as Rio 65 Trio, with bassist Sergio Barrozo and drummer Edison Machado; Salvador Trio, with bassist Edson Lobo and drummer Victor Manga; and Samba eu canto assim with singer Elis Regina.

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Ion Muniz
Um amor eterno

Tenor saxophonist and composer Ion Muniz with Dario Galante (piano), Edson Lobo (bass), Theomar Ferreira (drums) and guests.

Guilherme Vergueiro
Tanta Luz

Pianist Guilherme Vergueiro with special guests Alcione, Emílio Santiago, Leila Pinheiro e Sérgio Santos. Samples...

Duda Anisio & Nelson Caiado
Violão Carioca

Guitarrists Duda Anizio e Nelson Caiado perform the music of Sérgio de Pinna. Choros, watzes and sambas. Traditional brazilian music. Click on the CD image above and find out more about it.

Haroldo Mauro Jr.

Video sample of pianist Haroldo Mauro Jr. performing with the Milton Banana Trio at the Teatro Municipal de Niteró, March 13th, 1999.