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Garganta Profunda

With an increase of than 1000 performances and seven recorded LPs and CDs (among which includes being awarded with the Prêmio Sharp 99), the Garganta Profunda is among the best vocal/instrumental groups in Brazil, translating popular repertory into multi-part vocal performance with elaborated and modern arrangements. Starting like a 23-member group, the Garganta can be formed by just five people. The displays staged from the Garganta mix scenic shows with musical execution: Vida Paixão e Banana: Garganta Canta a Tropicália, Chega de Saudade: Garganta Canta a Bossa Nova, Outros Carnavais: História perform Carnaval Carioca, Memórias: Garganta Canta Beatles, Um Milhão de Melodias: A Period perform Rádio, Yes, Nós Temos Braguinha: Garganta A Cappella, Forever Jobim: Homenagem a Tom Jobim, and Deep Rio. Two of these, Garganta Canta a Bossa Nova and Memórias, had been shown in trips throughout Brazil. The group also performed with additional renowned performers like Paulo Autran and Tônia Carreiro in Mundo, Vasto Mundo, Emilinha Borba in O Carnaval de Braguinha: 90 anos, and José Celso Martinez Correa, Pedro Paulo Rangel, Ítala Nandi, and Othon Bastos within the commemoration from the 30 years from the Tropicália motion in the CCBB-Rio. “A Permuta Dos Santos” (Chico Buarque/Edu Lobo) was shown from the Garganta Profunda as well as the group also participated in a number of anthologies made by Lumiar, like Dorival Caymmi (1994), Edu Lobo (1994), Ary Barroso (1995), Tom Jobim (1996), Djavan (1997), and Chico Buarque (1999). The group also created a didactic program modeling its efficiency, shown in Cuiabá MS, Ouro Preto MG, Itajaí RJ, Fortaleza CE, and Cordoba (Argentina). In 1997, they toured Argentina, Mendoza, and Córdoba. In 1998, they released their 6th Compact disc in Barcelona, Spain, and in three Italian celebrations. The Compact disc Deep Rio was awarded with the Prêmio Clear 99 as Greatest Brazilian Well-known Music (MPB) Group.

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