With his sophistication in production and repertoire, he has become widely known as one of Brazil’s first-class performers. 1994 saw the release of the CD "Arranha Céu" with re-recordings of hits by Silvio Caldas such as "Chão de Estrelas", "Se Tu Soubesses" and "Mulher", the latter included in the soundtrack of the soap-opera "Éramos seis" (SBT). The record was held by specialist music critics to be the best release of the year. In 1995 he chose to pay homage to the sambista Zé Kétti with the CD "Natural do Rio de Janeiro". Z.. played together with Elton Medeiros and Mariana de Moraes, in 1997, in the show "Alegria continua" recorded live and released on CD by the MPB/Warner label. In 1998 he went on tour to launch the CD "Boca Livre convida" playing in several Brazilian capitals and in New York ’s Summerstage Festival. In 1999 he recorded "Cabô", a CD of his own samba compositions, with partners Lenine, Pedro Luis and Elton Medeiros, among others.
The following year, he left Boca Livre, and was replaced by Claudio Nucci. In 2001, he released the CD "Filosofia", with songs by Noel Rosa and Chico Buarque. With maestro and composer Wagner Tiso released in 2002 the CD“Memorial” a joint musical tribute to the most musical of presidents in Brazilian history: Juscelino Kubitschek. In 2004, he brought out his new CD “Minha Praia” a combination of some of his greatest hits together with the previously unreleased fruits of partnerships with Arnaldo Antunes, Paulo César Pinheiro, Lenine and Capinam, among others. As a composer, he has had several songs recorded by stars such as Milton Nascimento, Jon Anderson, Joyce, Leila Pinheiro, Lulu Santos, Nana Caymmi, MPB-4 and Boca Livre. In his 25 years of career, Zé Renato has shown total dedication to good music. The singer/songwriter from Espírito Santo, Brazil has built up his name on two pillars: the traditions of Brazilian music, and his talent as a performer. Musicality is constantly reinvented in the art of Zé Renato, a born musician who is always open to new influences but never forgets his roots. ========================================== More info: Zé Renato (José Renato Botelho Moschkovich) is a brazilian singer, composer, instrumentist and producer.
He was born in 04/01/1956 in Vitória (capital of the Espirito Santo state, near to Rio de Janeiro), Brazil. His entusiam with compositions started only when he was seventeen year-old. Later, Boca Livre helped him to become one of the most singular brazilian male voice. With more than twenty albuns released, his career could be divided in three paths. The first one is his work as a singer and instrument in the Boca Livre.
At this period Ze Renato could be considered the lider of Boca Livre vocal group (among majority says that the group had no lider). His technique, vocal hability and great compositions are showed in ten Boca Livre's albuns: Boca Livre and 14 Bis Ao Vivo (2000) 20 Anos: Boca Livre Convida (1997) Americana (1996) Songboca (1994) Dancando Pelas Sombras (1992) Em Concerto (1989) Boca Livre (1983) Folia (1981) Bicicleta (1980) Boca Livre (1979) The second path is Ze Renato solo's albuns. His last album, Minha Praia (My Beach) was considered one of the most important and unique Brazilian Popular Music album in 2003. Minha Praia (2003) Cabo (2000) Ze Renato e Orquestra: Silvio Caldas 90 Anos (1998) Natural do Rio de Janeiro (1996) Arranha Ceu (1994) Pegadas (1991) Luz e Misterio (1984) Fonte da Vida (1982) And also, Ze Renato third path is his work as a producer. Samba Para Criancas (2003) Memorial Ze Renato e Wagner Tiso (2002) A Alegria Continua: Elton Medeiros, Ze Renato e Mariana de Morais (1997) My Space: http://www.myspace.com/zerenatominhapraia Official web site: http://www.zerenato.com.br Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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