Gilberto Gil Tickets
|Gilberto Gil Tickets|
|Caetano Veloso & Gilberto Gil|| Paramount Theatre - Oakland
Details of Gilberto Gil and the Ticket Luck value
Gilberto Gil is one of the most prominent Brazilian singer, guitarist, and songwriter. He has already established himself as being a very innovative musician and a person with a political statement.
His original name is Gilberto Passos Gil Moreira, and he was born on June 26, 1942. He had also been a Minister of Culture from 2003 to 2008. Gils passion for music could be traced in his early childhood, and as a young boy, he had joined a musical band.
The musical style of Gil could be identified with the influence of rock, the samba and forro of Brazilian origin along with African and reggae style.
Gil was firstly recognized as a part of breed of the bossa nova musicians, but he had started to focus on the political issues and inclined towards the awareness in a society. He had played a vital role in the great M?sica Popular Brasileira and Tropicalismo movements of the era of 60s.
The Brazilian army had taken a hold of the country in the year of 1964; Gil and his fellow Veloso were called a threat to the state. Both of these artists had faced an imprisonment of nine months and later they were forced to leave the country, in the year of 1969.
Gil had shifted to London, but came back to his homeland in the year of 1972 and reconstructed his musical career, while working as a politician and environmental advocate.
Gilberto Gil had been born in a middle class family in Salvador. His mother wanted him to move forward in the field of music. She had bought him an accordion and, and sent him to music school in Salvador, at the age of ten. The great influence on Gils music had been due to a great singer and accordion player Luiz Gonzaga.
Gil began to sing and play the accordion in an emulation of Gonzaga's recordings. Later he had moved back to Salvador and got an inspiration by Brazilian star Jo?o Gilberto. He had joined a band and settled on the guitar to play bossa nova.
Gil had got a chance to meet with a famous guitarist and singer Caetano Veloso at the Federal University of Bahia, in the year of 1963. They both had felt the like mindedness and collaborated in performing together.
They had released a single and EP after sometime. Gil and his group had continued to perform he had been acknowledged eventually as a musical director of the concert series, along with Alcivando Luz.
Gil had also collaborated with members of this collective on the landmark 1968 album Tropic?lia: ou Panis et Circenses, it had an inspiration from the style of The Beatles.'
Gil used to earn his living at the start of his musical career by composing jingles for television advertisements. Gil had won the Grammy Award for Best World Music Album for Quanta Live in the year of 1998.
Later, he had won Grammy Award for Best Contemporary World Music Album in 2005. He had also been awarded with the Polar Music Prize by Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden in Stockholm, for his great contributions to the world of music. He has also won several of other awards for his great and innovative music.