Egberto Gismonti: Palhaço

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Egberto Gismonti - Magico
Though this YouTube video appears to be a home movie of someone’s child, this song is one of my favorites in the whole, wide world. So much so that I once wrote a poem inspired by this very song.

The soft, subtle piano solo at the center of this song is one of the most beautiful things I’ve ever heard.

Egberto Gismonti is a famous Brazilian guitarist/pianist/composer.

Musicians performing Palhaço: Egberto Gismonti (piano), Jan Garbarek (saxophone), Charlie Haden (contra bass). From the album Magico.

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Carlos Rull

Carlos Rull is a musician living in the San Diego area. His interests include Yoga, Eastern Philosophy, Zen Buddhism, and Gardening. He plays drums, piano, and composes New Age & Ambient music, and his albums are available on iTunes and Amazon.com.

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