Miltinho Edilberto, a celebrated person in the brand new generation of Brazilian viola players that has being praised by Xangai, Elomar and Renato Teixeira, was created on the farm in upstate São Paulo, near to the border from the Mato Grosso do Sul condition. Along with his 10-string electric guitar referred to as the Brazilian viola, being a self-taught musician he wandered through his area and Rio Grande perform Sul, Tocantins, Minas Gerais and Bahia, absorbing local caipira (hilbilly) accents provided by the tremendous diversity of the vast locations. In 1997 he previously his first longer player released, Viola Que Fala, champion from the Clear reward of 1998 in the brand new Designer of Regional Music category using its deeply folkloric strategy privileging cateretês and modas de viola (along with a duo with Renato Andrade in “Pagode pro Tião”). The next launch, the live Como Alcançar Uma Estrela (1999) was very different, with much pop-sertanejo accent for essentially Northeastern rhythms. For the reason that period he was known as a most widely used forró designer in São Paulo, along with his live shows disputed by people from the hundreds, and his “Não Tenha Medo” was documented by Maria Bethânia inside a Força Que Nunca Seca.