The festival "To Vigo I'm leaving", which takes its name from a song by Ernesto Lecuona teacher, was born six years ago now, in the summer of 2000, in response to the need to create a platform for the dissemination of knowledge and the Latin music.
The Brazilian Antonio Pecci, better known as Toquinho, born in São Paulo on July 6, 1946. His love of music was born very early, and as a child was introduced to the world of hand Paulinho Nogueira. Years later Edward meet Janulo, who extended his harmonic knowledge, like Oscar Castro would then Snows. In the seventies began working with Vinicius de Moraes and Mary Creuza, in a series of performances in Fusa Lana, in Buenos Aires. This union between Vinicius and Toquinho career lasted eleven years, with the end result of over a hundred songs captured in 25 albums and over a thousand performances. Toquinho is considered one of the most important figures in Brazilian music of the last forty years.
Milton Nascimento Concert
The Brazilian Milton Nascimento was part of a generation of musicians that back in the sixties, claiming the existence of another Brazil, Brazil's interior, deepening, with music and folklore in itself. Nascimento's music is deeply rooted in the folk traditions of their land, but still always aroused great interest among American jazz musicians.Compositions of Milton as Veracruz, "Ponta de Areia" or "Travessia" were versioned by countless musicians. Elis Regina, a famous Brazilian artist, will be key to help you get recognition. With you sing in the International Song Festival in Brazil, thanks to which gets a contract with the label and recorded his first Codil disk. His career since then, will only grow. Nascimento experiencing one of its key moments as a musician in 1994, when he recorded "Angelus" for Warner, in an unprecedented act of homage and recognition of American jazz to his work. His latest work is "Pieta", which contributed three new Brazilian vocals, Marina Machado, Simone Guimaraes and Maria Rita Mariano, the daughter of the great Elis Regina, her mentor.
Gal Costa Concert and X Alfonso
Ziggy Marley Concert
Your name gives it away: the son of the great Bob received guitar lessons as a child and battery of his famous father, who instilled his passion for music. David Marley began to be known as Ziggy nicknamed because of his devotion to David Bowie and his album "Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars". In 1986 he formed his own band with Cedella, Stephen and Sharon, called "Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers." His first work, "Hey World", was not too successful, but in 1988 recorded "Conscious Party", considered much more accomplished, which included his hit "Tomorrow People".A year later came "One Bright Day" and in 1991 released "Jahmeyka" (1991) and in 1993 "Joy and Blues". After a few more albums in 2000 published "Ziggy Marley & the Melody Makers Live, Vol 1" in 2003 and "Dragonfly"..