For Joao Voz e Violao, producer Caetano Veloso set up the mics and stayed out of the way, letting Gilberto lean in close -- and thereby drawing listeners closer -- as he returns to "Desafinado" and "Chega de Saudade," the Antonio Carlos Jobim-penned classics that launched his career, as well as comfortable, old favorites such as "Eclipse" and "Nao Vou pra Casa." He even takes on Veloso's ravishing "Coraçao Vagabundo," written and recorded in 1967 when the producer was a young Gilberto acolyte.
At just over 30 minutes, Joao Voz e Violao is short but exceedingly sweet. Gilberto certainly doesn't need 70 minutes to prove that his rhythmic verve and sotto-voce-singing charms are as powerful as ever; they may be even more so when stripped to their barest essentials. -- Lee Gardner
Killin it. So damn sexy
ooooohhhh, I'm so excited!! I can't wait to see them together!
come on man you know you got a bromance. you probably still rock that OutKast…