MPBaby Forró brings successes of the genre performed by the great accordionist Toninho Ferragutti. The choice of the accordion is as much for its variety of timbres as for being a representative instrument of this kind of music.
Toninho Ferragutti is considered one of the best Brazilian accordionists. e has performed alongside renowned names in Brazilian music such as Gilberto Gil, Marisa Monte, Chico César, Mônica Salmaso and Ná Ozzetti. He is also member of the Popular Chamber Orchestra which joins greatest instrumentalists from São Paulo.
From the popular parties, where it came from, the arrival of its records in the Brazilian homes since the forties, the “forró” became one of the most representatives musical genres of the national culture.
In this MPBaby series volume repertory there are Luiz Gonzaga and Humberto Teixeira (Asa Branca e Assum Preto), Gilberto Gil and Dominguinhos (Lamento Sertanejo), Rosil Cavalcanti (Sebastiana), Zé Dantas (Farinhada) and public domain (Cai Cai Balão, A Canoa Virou, Mulher Rendeira) songs.