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Caipirinha Lounge Interview: Mauricio Pacheco

Comfusões A lot of Brazilian people don’t know much about Angola. What sparked your interest in that country? And how many times have you been there? Well, the first time I heard Angolan music was when my old friend Moreno Veloso (son of great singer Caetano Veloso) put the Alliance Française compilation "Angola 70's" to play. I felt at home with all that music, melodies, and was really affected by the lyrics, by their struggle for independence, by the way Teta Lando and Bonga sang.

Later in my life, in the year 2002, just after the war ended, I was invited by a friend, the photographer Sergio Guerra, who was beginning his music label called Maianga (the label that released ....
From 'Claudio Silva'
2:05 a.m. Monday 21st December 2009 EST
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