Category Archives: Chico Pinehiro

Kurt Elling & Danilo Pérez Share the Secrets of Their First Collaboration (JazzTimes, May 2020)

“Despite being at the crest of a 25-year career, during which he has been called ‘the standout male jazz vocalist of our time’ by the New York Times, among many other awards and accolades, he is modest about his achievements and self-critical to a fault. At one point in our conversation he blurts out, ‘Man, I sure wish I could sing better.’” My cover story from the May 2020 JazzTimes.

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Luciana Souza Returns to Her Poetic Ways on New Album (JazzTimes)

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Luciana Souza perusing a copy of Leonard Cohen’s “The Book of Longing.”

Luciana Souza returns with a brilliant album of poetry (by herself, Leonard Cohen, Edna St. Vincent Millay, and others) set to her own spare, haunting music, with guitarist Chico Pinheiro and bassist Scott Colley. My interview with her in Jazz Times.

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