Ciranda

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All Music Guide - William Ruhlmann
Márcio Faraco is a welcome addition to the ranks of contemporary bossa nova performers with a smooth, pleasant singing voice and excellent guitar skills. It is striking that he has had to exile himself from his native Brazil and spend years of apprenticeship in France with Didier Sustrac who contributes background vocals and takes a co-writing credit on "Nostalgia" before being able to make this, his debut album, still based thousands of miles away from home. Those apparent disadvantages notwithstanding, Ciranda manages to evoke bossa nova masters like Antonio Carlos Jobim and João Gilberto while being somewhat more accessible to North American ears, if only because ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - William Ruhlmann
Márcio Faraco is a welcome addition to the ranks of contemporary bossa nova performers with a smooth, pleasant singing voice and excellent guitar skills. It is striking that he has had to exile himself from his native Brazil and spend years of apprenticeship in France with Didier Sustrac who contributes background vocals and takes a co-writing credit on "Nostalgia" before being able to make this, his debut album, still based thousands of miles away from home. Those apparent disadvantages notwithstanding, Ciranda manages to evoke bossa nova masters like Antonio Carlos Jobim and João Gilberto while being somewhat more accessible to North American ears, if only because his music is less introspective and the frequent horn arrangements by Faraco and string charts by producer Wagner Tiso give the tracks a broader appeal. Chico Buarque steps in as a guest duet partner on the album-opening title track, which is a stamp of approval from Faraco's predecessors for an approach seemingly intended to open Brazilian music out to the world.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/25/2008
  • Label: Emarcy Import
  • UPC: 600753154632
  • Catalog Number: 5315463
  • Sales rank: 178,983

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Márcio Faraco Primary Artist, Guitar, Mandolin, Vocals, Background Vocals
Chico Buarque Vocals
Wagner Tiso Piano
Jacques Bolognesi Trombone
Phillipe Slominski Trumpet, Flugelhorn
Francis Varis Accordion
Doudou N'Daiye Rose Sabar
Vincent Aucante Viola
David Chew Cello
Technical Credits
Wagner Tiso Arranger, Producer, Horn Arrangements, String Arrangements
Christian Gence Engineer
Daniel Richard Executive Producer
Alain Gerber Rewriting
Márcio Faraco Arranger, Producer
Pedrin Gomes Composer
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