#150 Assad Brothers

Legendary Brazilian guitar duo Sérgio and Odair Assad have been performing and recording together for 50 years, reinventing guitar technique along the way.  We’ll talk with Sérgio about their remarkable career and feature music by a wide variety of composers who have written for them.

Hosted by Seth Boustead
Produced by Jesse McQuarters

Altamir Penha: Nós e o rio (excerpt)
Sérgio & Odair Assad, guitars
GHA 126.069
1:04

Ástor Piazzolla: Tango Suite
Sérgio & Odair Assad, guitars
Nonesuch 79116
14:43

Egberto Gismonti, arr. Sérgio Assad: Baião Malandro
Sérgio & Odair Assad, guitars
GHA 126.058
4:44

Sérgio Assad: Divertimento fr. Aquarelle
David Russell, guitar
Telarc 80707
7:20

Sérgio Assad: Sephardic Passage fr. Interchange for Guitar Quartet and Orchestra
Delaware Symphony Orchestra/David Amado; Los Angeles Guitar Quartet
Telarc 31754
5:48

Sérgio Assad: Uarekena
Fandango Guitar Quartet
ATMA 2707
8:23

Ástor Piazzolla: Libertango
Yo-Yo Ma, vc.; Paquito D’Rivera, cl.; Odair Assad, gtr.; Kathryn Stott, p.; Sérgio Assad, g.; Nilson Matta, db.; Cyro Baptista, perc.
Sony 90970
3:24

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