Filó Machado

Milagre Da Canção

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In his debut album, Filó Machado declares his principle: to fight in favor of good music. With total artistic sincerity and musical competence, he didn't have much trouble in conquering an impressive set of collaborators: jazz pianist/composer Michel Legrand, who shares with Filó the composition of "Je Viens Te Dire la Verité" and plays/sings in that track; Brazilian myth Johnny Alf, who also sings in the album; violão Brazilian master Paulo Bellinati; Banda Mantiqueira's sax phenomenon Naylor "Proveta" Azevedo; and others. Machado is a great musician on his own: a superb rhythmical violão/guitar player, he also excels at his hot, swinging singing. Regarding both the compositional material and the musical execution, this is a strong album, with balanced distribution of sung/instrumental tracks.