Solo in Rio 1959 (2005)

Solo in Rio 1959 (2005)

Luiz Bonfá was, without a doubt, one of the most creative guitarists of the 20th century. Most remembered for penning the bittersweet “Manhã de Carnaval” from Black Orpheus, his music continues to surface in popular music including, most recently, as the primary sample in Gotye’s ubiquitous “Somebody That I Used to Know. Hearing Bonfá for the first time is stumbling onto an alien soundscape right next door.

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