Santa Mónica, California, USA – Brazilian singer and guitarist Vinicius Cantuária has made a live recording for Kufala Records titled Live: Skirball Center 8/7/03. The double album treats fans to his amazing live performances.
Recorded on a beautiful August night in the hills of Los Angeles at the Skirball Cultural Center, Vinicius opens with a haunting almost psychedelic version of “Procissão.” Recognized in his homeland as the quintessential musician’s musician, Vinicius Cantuária achieved his respected position in Brazilian music as a singer, guitarist, and percussionist, and by writing hit tunes for Caetano Veloso, Gal Costa, and Gilberto Gil.
Cantuária penned Veloso’s first million-selling hit, “Lua e Estrela”, which is etched in the hearts of Brazilian music fans all over the world. He is now based in New York.