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Imagine a charismatic singer-songwriter from Bahia with a lilting voice and an uncanny ability to conjure up an irresistible groove, whether he's playing reggae music, an afoxé, samba, or rock and roll. One who also has a knack for sweet ballads that charm the ear and engage the mind. Give him interests in Afro-Brazilian culture, candomblé, Zen, philosophy, economics, sociology, future shock, and much else. Read more: Gilberto Gil: Cultivator Of The Spirit.

Gilberto Gil CDs, A-Z


Ao Vivo Em Montreux
live at the Montreux Jazz Festival

Ao Vivo Em Tokio
(Live In Tokyo)


Aquele Abraço

Barra 69
(Caetano E Gil Ao Vivo Na Bahia)

live in Bahia with Caetano Veloso

Dia Dorim Noite Neon

Doces Barbaros

Doces Bárbaros
with Caetano Veloso, Gal
Costa, Maria Bethânia



Live at Canecao (Rio) in September 2004. Greatest Hits plus New Repertoire Ranging from Chico Buarque to Lennon. 14 Tracks. A Must!

Expresso 2222

Eu Tu Eles
(Me You Them)

(Latin Grammy Winner, 2001)

Gilberto Gil

Gilberto Gil
(Millennium Series)


Gilberto Gil / Maria Bethânia /
Caetano Veloso

Gil & Jorge (Ogum Xangô)
with Jorge Ben (aka Benjor)

Gil & Milton
with Milton Nascimento

Kaya N'Gan Daya

Kaya N'Gan Daya
with the I-Threes, Sly & Robbie
and the Paralamas do Sucesso

The Brazilian-born Gilberto Gil and the Jamaican reggae legend Bob Marley became superstars thanks to their passionate and political songs. One of the most requested tunes in Gil's career is his rendition of Marley's "No Woman, No Cry," and in 1984, Gil recorded with Marley's group, the Wailers. So the samba-reggae mix of this thrilling and throbbing tribute to Marley was not hard for him to pull off. Recorded in the legendary Tuff Gong studio in Kingston, Gil's silken, Portuguese/English vocals beautifully translate Marley's message music, with a little help from the Wailers, Marley's backup singers, the I-Threes, the drum-bass duo of Sly and Robbie on "Could You Be Loved," and the Brazilian group Paralamas do Sucesso. Gil puts his bouncy, Bahian stamp on these timeless roots riddims, from the Rastafied title track to the forró-fueled rendition of "Three Little Birds" and the little-heard "Lick Samba." What Gil produces on this dancing and dynamic disk is a transcultural shout-out to his brilliant contemporary, powered by One Love, which reaches from Trenchtown to Salvador. --Eugene Holley Jr.

Louvação (Remastered)

Gil Luminoso



Quanta Live

28-CD mega box set that has
all of Gilberto Gil's recordings with
Warner, from 1975-2002, along with
many unreleased songs; please note
that the price is extremely high




O Sol De Oslo
with Rodolfo Stroeter, Marlui
Miranda, Trilok Gurtu

São João Vivo
Gil covers his and Luiz
Gonzaga's tunes with the
rhythms and flavors of Northeast
Brazil and the sertão

with Caetano Veloso, Os Mutantes,
Nara Leão, Gal Costa

Tropicália 2
with Caetano Veloso

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