Ze da Velha e Silverio Pontes

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Two different artists, from different choro styles and historic periods. Zé da Velha, a member of the old guard, having played with Pixinguinha and other great musicians, provides that trombone sound…
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Two different artists, from different choro styles and historic periods. Zé da Velha, a member of the old guard, having played with Pixinguinha and other great musicians, provides that trombone sound full of choro swing, drawing the maximum effect from the minimum of notes. Silvério Pontes, 20 years younger, adds a jazz feel to the mix, with his agile melodic inventions. The two of them gathered in 1991, recording in 1995 Só Gafieira, nominated for the Sharp prize. Their other albums also have been meeting with a lot of praise amongst the aficionados of the genre.