Barefoot Diva … Despedida

Cesária Évora will live forever in the mystery and mystique of the morna.

“Our music is a lot of things,” Évora told the Associated Press in 2000. “Some say it’s like the blues, or jazz. Others says it’s like Brazilian or African music, but no one really knows. Not even the old ones.”


Heineken Concerts 2000

Teatro Alfa / São Paulo

Song: “Carnaval De São Vicente”

Cesária Évora: voz

Fernando José Andrade: piano

Antonio Domingo G. Fernandes: sax/percussão

João José Pina Alves: guitarra

Aderito Gonçalves Pontes: guitarra

Julian Corrales Subida: violino

Leonel Eusébio B. Hernandez: violino

Antonio Pina Alves: cavaquinho

Daniel Rodriguez: cello

Virgilio Julio Duarte: baixo

Carlos Monteiro: bateria


Hubert Sumlin

Hubert Sumlin (November 16, 1931 – December 4, 2011) gave the guitar a sound that defined urban blues. His style influenced Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Keith Richards, and a host of other rock and blues guitar players. In the videos below, Sumlin demonstrates his technique and discusses his career.



Learn more about Hubert Sumlin from his wiki bio.

Click here for his L.A. Times obituary.