2017, Fri, Nov 10

Arrigo Barnabé, Tiganá Santana, Nobody (Willis Earl Beal)

Arrigo Barnabé & Claras e Crocodilos | Photo: Marilia Correia

Arrigo Barnabé & Claras e Crocodilos | Photo: Marilia Correia

8 pm Tiganá Santana | Auditorium
9.30 pm Arrigo Barnabé & Claras e Crocodilos | Auditorium
11 pm Nobody (Willis Earl Beal) | Hirschfeld Bar

Photo: José de Holanda

Photo: José de Holanda

Tiganá Santana plays Milton Nascimentos Milagre dos peixes

In 1973, thanks to a stroke of genius, Milton Nascimento rescued his album Milagre dos peixes from the censorship of the Brazilian military dictatorship. Instead of lyrics he simply sang lalala. The singer-songwriter Tiganá Santana is celebrated for his combination of Brazilian and West African music. For No! Music he has produced a new interpretation of Milagre dos peixes.

Arrigo Barnabé & Claras e Crocodilos

In 1980 the Pop avant-gardist deconstructed and revolutionized Música Popular Brasileira with Clara Crocodilo, employing the twelve-tone technique, dissonant Jazz, and spoken word. An unfinished process: to this day the material is being continually reworked.

© Willis Earl Beal

© Willis Earl Beal

Nobody (Willis Earl Beal)

Better to be a nobody than to surrender one’s autonomy: The career dropout and attribution skeptic Beal prefers to stage his lo-fi Blues under his own direction and as a nebulous outsider—with a powerful voice.

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