Sunshiney, Smiley, Happy Music!

Wherever you are in the world this ought to have you dancing around your office or home or wherever, it’s some brilliant Transnational Roots.

That’s right, not “World Music” but Transnational Roots and that’s what you’re all gonna call it from now on cause I said so, capitche! 🙂

Plus it’s a LIVE recording and we don’t post many live band recordings and so think yourself lucky and the guitar playing OMFG!!!

I’m too lazy and do not have the time to do research and also I am not a music journalist, an ethnomusicologist or even a blogger, I’m in the Ego Boosting Business!  So here’s more info about “Master Vieira” andthe genre known simply as “Guitarrada” that I liberated from Wiki.  At the end of the day, you just need to like how it sounds and if you do, then that is all that matters and if you’re interested enough, do your own research ahahahaa!


It’s a recording by Joaquim de Lima Vieira ( Barcarena , October 29 of 1934 ), better known as Master Vieira, is a musician Brazilian creator of the musical genre guitarrada . This style is marked by the disk of Broken Lambada launched in 1978 by guitarist, and was introduced in the 90s, the new generations by groups Carnation Carbon and Calypso .

Has recorded 20 solo albums. The song “Lambada Jamaican” (released on 82 “vinyl Melô Goat”) is his greatest success. Since 2003 the group also includes Masters of guitarrada , having released 2 CDs: Masters of guitarrada (2004, Seal Funtelpa) and Music Magneta (2008, Seal Lamp Records).In 2008 the Ministry of Culture received the Medal of Cultural Merit Order for his significant service to the Brazilian culture.

Guitarrada is a musical genre Para instrumental from the fusion of crying with carimbó, cumbia and young guard, among others.

It is also called lambada instrumental. Its creator is the Master Vieira . In this style electric guitar soloist is. The main representatives of the groups are present: Masters of guitarrada , Carnation Carbon and La pupuña .

A unique musical genre in the world. Created by Master Vieira, Barcarena natural, the musical rhythm appeared in Bethlehem, the guitar always makes the soil rhythms like cumbia, and merengue carimbó. The guitarrada is marked by the release of the album “Lambada from Broken” (1978). The innovation of the disc was present instrumental themes for guitar, always valuing the Amazon and Caribbean rhythms. Master Vieira, has his work heavily influenced by crying and proved virtuoso as a child. After having played mandolin, banjo, ukulele, guitar and wind instruments, he only had contact with the electric guitar in the 70s. Master Curica, is also linked to the musical tradition of Pará. Beside Verequete Pinduca and is one of the major artists who play carimbó.He was the leading arranger of discs Verequete and participated in the first record of carimbó disk, in 1971. Curica also manufactures its tools and is considered one of the responsible for the popular use of the banjo in carimbó arrangements. Aldo Sena, says he fell in love with guitarrada when he heard the disc “Lambada of Broken,” Master Vieira. In the same year, Aldo Sena was already showing the public his original work, done with the band The Popular Igarapé-Miri .

Ensaio ao vivo no programa Radar apresentado dia 7 fev 2013, preparativo para apresentação no festival Rec Beat em Recife, dia 9

Apresentação: Beto Fares, produção: Regina Silva, audio Assis Figueiredo,

Banda :
Mestre Vieira – guit solo
Ana Clara, Camila Honda e Natalia Matos – vocais
Pio Lobato – guit base
Dan Bordalo – teclado
Príamo Brandão – baixo
Vovô – bateria

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