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Yamandu Costa & Hamilton de Holanda: Live!

Yamandu Costa and Hamilton de Holanda are renowned in Brazil on their respective instruments, the seven-string guitar (violão) and the ten-string mandolin (bandolim). This 2008 concert in Brazil is their first recorded release, memorable duet performances that will surely broaden their following internationally.

Their uncanny rapport enables them to play technically brilliant, intricate passages without stepping on each other’s toes. There are no extended solos on any of the 11 selections, and yet they are able to continuously astound the listener without any indulgent displays. Their musicianship and passion are both focused solely on communicating with the audience, which responds with adoring appreciation.

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