14 BIS - Symphonic prog with pop tendencies. http://www.progarchives.com/artist.asp?id=3489
A BOLHA - The entire output (2 studio albums from 1973 & 1977) by this heavy rock band. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3ljw3WgvqFM & https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Qg8z_cEDBU
ABSTRACTION LAYER - Symph/prog by members of Cinema Show, Wejah and Recordando O Vale Das Macas & G.A.L.F. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vNVon4l72Ug
ACIDENTE - Good mainly instrumental prog.
AETHER - Wonderful Camelesque prog and almost all instrumental with violin.
AGUILLAR, EDUARDO - 23 years after the studio recording this wonderful lush keyboard instrumental symphonic album finds its way on CD. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TsTpp-bS4-Y
ALEXL - Symphonic rock with violin, acoustic guitars, warm bass lines and occasional female vocals. Real good!
ALPHA 3 - Electronic/progressive.
ANIMA - Fine progressive rock.
ANNO LUZ - Spacey symphonic group from 1987 finally available on CD.
ANXTRON - Instrumental prog & fusion. Killer stuff! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LT1xxQXl5_I
APOCALYPSE - Neo prog like Marillion. http://www.myspace.com/apocalypsebr
ARAUJO, MARCO ANTONIO - Great progressive/classical rock. http://www.progarchives.com/artist.asp?id=2366
ARCPELAGO - Debut album by one of the best Brazilian prog bands to come along in a while. The Pink Floyd and Camel influences are unmistakable. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a1bCgAXZFLo
ARION - Symphonic rock with female vocals that brings to mind Genesis, Yes & Renaissance.
ASA DE LUZ - Close to Sagrado Coracao Da Terra. Features Marcus Viana & other Sagrado members. http://www.netflash.com.br/asadeluz/home_ing.html
ATOMO PERMANENTE - III Milenio offshoot and excellent debut disc.
BAALBEK - Excellent instrumental prog rock with jazz leanings.
BACAMARTE - Best Brazilian prog album ever. Sounds right out of the 70's Italian scene. http://www.myspace.com/marcusmoura and http://www.myspace.com/bacamarte2 and http://www.myspace.com/bacamarte
BALDANZA TRIO, PEDRO - Melodic symph/prog album by ex-Som Nosso De Cada Dia bassist. Good stuff! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M-LVqudhR-o
BATTESINI - Instrumental symphonic rock with touches of fusion by members of Bacamarte, Quaterna Requiem and Kaizen. http://www.myspace.com/saulobattesini
BENCHIMOL, SERGIO - Fantastic symphonic fusion. Reminds me mostly of the Spanish band Gotic. http://www.myspace.com/sergiobenchimol
BERIMBROWN - Strange band of funk/soul/reggae/samba http://www.myspace.com/berimfanpage
BLEZQI ZATSAZ - Stunning instrumental symphonic progressive.
BLUE MAMMOTH - Post-Octohpera symph/prog with loads of lush keyboards. http://www.myspace.com/bluemammothofficial
BOMBAY GROOVY - Instrumental progressive band that is features sitar that is uniquely played like a lead guitar. Great stuff! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gM4v5S54vtM
CACTUS PEYOTES - Symphonic rock with fusion elements and strong vocals.
CALIX - Similar to Jethro Tull and Sagrado Coracao Da Terra. http://www.progarchives.com/artist.asp?id=421
CARAVELA ESCARLATE - Wonderful releases by prog/symph band related to Arcpelago and Massahara. Loads of weaving synths that will leave you spellbound. Essentials! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TqxsPNE6WRU
CARTOON - Intricate progressive rock with a 70's sound. http://www.myspace.com/bandacartoon
CASA DAS MAUQINAS - Lar... is their great prog album from 1975 followed by Casa De Rock in which the transition into a rock band. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nMtF1d3HszQ
CHRONOS MUNDI - Great new symphonic progressive rock.
CINEMA SHOW - Symph/prog with Genesis, Camel and Marillion influences. http://www.myspace.com/cinemashowbr
COLLEGIUM MUSICUM DE MINAS - Mix of Renaissance, Eastern & Celtic music.
COMUNIDADE S8 - Great folk/prog by this religious sect community.
DESEQUILIBRIOS - Excellent symph/ prog with Fabio Ribeiro on keys. http://www.myspace.com/desequilibrios
DIALETO - Prog rock/fusion with a bit of King Crimson influence but at the same time quite unique. https://myspace.com/dialeto/music/songs
DIAPASAO - Keyboard-based instrumental progressive trio with some jazz moments. Reminds me somewhat of Triumvirat. Very good!
DIAS, SERGIO - One of Brasil's best guitarists. Recommended to O Terco fans.
DOGMA - 2 great albums of some of the best symph/prog that Brazil has to offer. http://www.progarchives.com/artist.asp?id=728
DUMEE, JAN - Fusion jazz.
ECLIPSE - Fine symph/neo prog.
FERNANDES, GLAUCO - Violin player from Aether. If you like Viana then you will love this instrumental work.
FERRAZ, SERGIO - Symphonic, fusion and jazz by this amazing violin player. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MVjdTRtceOg
FREAKEYS - Instrumental heavy fusion led by the keys of Fabio Laguna and some biting guitar riffs.
FLEESH - Magenta-style band that spends half its existence creating original compositions and the other half as a tribute band. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4o3HPmFadj7EH1G1tkOt_Q
FRITSCH, ELOY - Electronic and symphonic music by Apocalypse keyboardist. https://myspace.com/eloyfritsch/music/songs
G.A.L.F. - Prog/symph with ex-Recordando guitarist Fernando Pacheco. Resides somewhere between Genesis and Camel.
GALWEN - Prog/Celtic folk that includes male & female vocals, violins, flutes and mandolin. Brings to mind Jethro Tull and Blackmore's Night https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cs11zhr4818
GAPPO, NILTON - Instrumental prog a la King Crimson & blending Brasilian instruments in his music.
HADDAD - 6 piece symphonic rock group.
HARDWIND - Two symph/prog releases that went completely under the radar when they were released. Both contain some lush keyboard sections. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l2krL1zcIms
INDEX - Fantastic instrumental symphonic in Camel, Genesis style. http://www.index.mus.br/disco.htm
INNER FLAME - Heavy symphonic. English vocals.
INVISIBLE OPERA COMPANY OF TIBET - Awesome space rock performed by Violeta De Outono members. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OwznbZA7TRA
KAFKA - Got lucky and scored a small handful of copies of this rare CD that was issued back in 2000 and featured both their 1987 & 1989 prog/alternative albums as well as a bonus track. When found this CD sells for good money so they will go fast! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pYtLZS4E6hg
KAIAMBA - Violeta De Outono offshoot of excellent space rock/prog with a bit of jazz tossed in.
KAIZEN - Instrumental Quaterna Requiem-related albums that are very symphonic in the vein of The Enid, Camel and especially Quaterna Requiem. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbhex22O8C1ZaISds7CyG8g
KAOLL - Instrumental prog drenched in flute and obviously influenced by Camel, Jethro Tull and Galie. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=06BI01aD5t4
KARMA - Progressive folk trio from 1972. Sounds more Greek than anything. A real good one this is!
KOSMUS - Debut release by 6 piece prog band from Rio De Janeiro. Sometimes heavy and other times quite melodic but the great flute playing is a constant. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6YZEOAFCfLc
LABIRINTO - Instrumental prog/post-rock with violin and cello. A beautiful piece of work this is! http://www.myspace.com/labirinto
LAGUNA, FABIO - Completely instrumental keyboard attack.
LEE RECORDA - Prog/symph project headed up by Recordando O Vale Das MaCãs keyboardist/vocalist Lee Oliveira who composed this album in tribute to their late drummer/vocalist/arranger Milton Bernardes so it sounds a lot like them. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1X2a5WB3zro
LEHMUJEN - Purely instrumental keyboard driven prog. Quite good!
LUMMEN - First album by this symphonic band with a bit of Tull influence.
LUZ DA ASIA - Cosmic eastern sounding classical folk.
MAGNUM OPUS - Great progressive symphonic in Eloy tradition.
MAHTRAK - Instreumental progressive fusion. Highly recommended! http://www.myspace.com/mahtrak
MANSINI, BRUNO - Symph/prog with lush keyboards not far from The Flower Kings and mid-70's Genesis. https://soundcloud.com/bruno-mansini/dreams-from-the-earth
MANTRA - Short length debut with a definite O Terco influence.
MAQUINA VAPOR - Debut album that came out in 2010 and went completely unnoticed. Blend of soft and heavy prog with some wonderful keyboards and guitars. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3l1-h5Z3kI0
MAR ASSOMBRADO - Concept album by eleven piece hard prog ensemble where the aggressive guitar playing is offset by flute, sax and violin. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N183PK10Xe4
MARASLIS, ALEXANDRE - Instrumental progressive work by Chronos Mundi leader.
MARCENARIA - Amazing prog/jazz rock sextet with all-star sax and clarinet players. Recommended! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ab_px8fAOY&t=186s
MELLO, ANDRE - Solo effort by Tempu Fugit keyboardist. Ranges from classical & prog to new age.
MODULO 1000 - Classic 1970 Brazilian heavy prog/psych. http://www.progarchives.com/artist.asp?id=4246
MONTAUK PROJECT - Instrumental band similar to Tryo but with a slightly more symphonic sound. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfoOYOnVkpeiwzWXmnNluhA
MONTE DE VENUS - Private pressing of acid prog rock.
MONTECHIARI PROJECT - Prog rock in Yes, ELP & Kansas school filled with wonderful keyboard sounds. http://www.myspace.com/montechiariproject
MOTO PERPETUO - One and only release from 1974 by accessible prog band who didn't last long as the disbanded the following year. Remastered. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_u0g3UEsJbc
MUTANTES (OS) - 2 great prog releases by this seminal Brasilian band. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sWn7qdzSiP4 & https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZStIrJhiBOs
NAVE - 1st full-length release by this symphonic rock group who first appeared on the Tales of Brasilian Rock comp.
NAZARIO, ZE EDUARDO - Instrumental jazz rock with some serious percussion work by Nazario. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JHZ5DWC63oU
NIGHT FLIGHT - Post Quantum instrumental prog.
OCTOHPERA - New symphonic rock group with a bit of Gentle Giant influence.
PACHECO, FERNANDO - Wonderful symph/prog creation by Recordando O Vale Das Macas guitarist. Besides some great guitar there is some stunning flute passages.
PALMA - Fantastic instrumental symphonic folk led by flute & acoustic guitars. Reminds me of Camel's "Snowgoose".
POCOS & NUVENS - Mixture of progressive & folk rock. Nice acoustic guitar and flute. http://www.myspace.com/pnuvens
PROGNOISE - Symphonic prog band. Good stuff! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N1FEJAUNUTo
PROJETO CALEIDOSCOPIO - Blends Brasilian instruments with a progressive rock appeal.
PROTOFONIA - Instrumental 3 piece fusion band. Nice debut! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nHwG9jrvgHk
QUINTAL DE CLOROFILA - Brazilian folk duo that released this folk album in 1983. Has a great indigenous feel to it (acoustic guitars, pan flutes etc...). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TGozDMEYhvw
QUANTUM - Progressive rock a bit similar to Camel but with a fusion edge.
QUATERNA REQUIEM - Great Camelesque classical progressive rock. http://www.myspace.com/quaterna
RAIZ DE PEDRA - Fine instrumental fusion prog.
RECORDANDO O VALE DAS MACAS - Instrumental symph/prog gem from 1977. This is the 1993 re-recording. http://www.myspace.com/recvale
RENNO, AUGUSTO - Instrumental fusion guitarist with participation from Marcus Viana.
ROCHA, MARCIO - Solo debut by Luz De Asia member. Symph/prog with folk and chamber touches. Great!
SABA, ALEX - Instrumental guitarist influenced by Anthony Phillips, Steve Hackett & Jan Akkerman.
SAECVLA SAECVLORVM - Great pre-Sagrado prog with Marcus Viana on violin.
SAGRADO CORACAO DA TERRA - Classical rock led by the wonderful violin playing of Marcus Viana. http://www.myspace.com/sagradocoracaodaterra
SANTHIAGO, GUSTAVO - Debut instrumental prog/symph album by 15 year old prodigy keyboard player Santhiago and filled with organ, synths and mellotron. Super! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kLuTKpvfWbw
SATHYANANDA - Long out of print obscure release from 1996 that sounds out of the Middle-East with sitar, flute, harmonium, tablas etc...
SAVASSI, RENATO - Instrumental symphonic music by Calix flautist/violinist. Not far off from Camel's The Snow Goose. http://www.myspace.com/renatosavassi
SCARS SOULS - Heavy progressive that borders on prog metal. Quite good!
SECOS & MOLHADOS - Psych/prog from 1973 & 1974.
SEMENTE - Excellent symphonic rock led by flute, synths & passionate guitar. https://www.sementeprog.com/
SIGMA - Excellent instrumental prog/symph close to Camel & Eris Pluvia. http://www.myspace.com/sigmaprogressiverock
SLEEPWALKER SUN - Symph/prog with dramatic female vocals and occasional heavy guitars. Marcus Viana and Andre Mello guest. http://www.myspace.com/sleepwalkersun
SOLIS - Very promising new keyboard-led symphonic rock group with a great debut!
SOM NOSSO DE CADA DIA - 70's prog band that was heavily influenced by ELP. http://www.myspace.com/somnosso
SPECTRO - Pre-Alpha III keyboard progressive from 1974. Only 100 made.
SPIN - Great symph/prog. ELP and Camel similarities.
SUB ROSA - Old-school symph/prog with analog keys and male/female vocals. Brings to mind some of the 70's German bands (i.e. Novalis). Wonderful! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1yB03jLsV7k
SUNFLOWER - 70's style heavy progressive/rock with some solid organ playing.
TAU CETI - All instrumental ELPish prog.
TARKUS - Symphonic rock with solid keys and flute.
TEMPUS FUGIT - Killer symph/prog rock. Highly recommended! http://www.myspace.com/tempusfugitofficial
TERCO, O - Most important Brazilian prog band of the seventies.
TERRENO BALDIO - One of the best 70's (1976) Brazilian prog releases somewhat similar to Gentle Giant. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NBUpNIMf8eU
TESIS ARSIS - Instrumental keyboard-led prog/symph. One of the best to come out of Brazil! http://www.myspace.com/tesisarsis
TISARIS - Neo symph/prog like Marillion, IQ & Pallas. http://www.progarchives.com/artist.asp?id=439
TRACCION A CUERDA - Rare unknown symphonic work led by Lito Vitale.
TREM DE FUTURO - 2nd and 3rd releases by this prog/symp band from Fortaleza. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xQT62nWXCUw & https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n62I2dFGfhI
TRUE ILLUSION - Instrumental space music.
ULTRANOVA - Insterumental prog/symph with hints of Camel, Happy The Man, Pink Floyd and ELP. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=85SBHMGYvRE
UNITRI - Beautiful symph/prog that fits right in with bands like Pablo "El Enterrador" and 14 Bis. Superb! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T-jKIw9vA2g
VELUDO - Important Brazilian prog band of the 70's with one out of print live album and two excellent studio albums to their name. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sOMnyBZPn5k
VENTURINI, FALVIO - 14 Bis keyboardist and leader. http://www.myspace.com/flavioventurini
VERDAGUER - Prog/symph with a touch of fusion and some serious flute playing. Informal is instrumental has more of an experimental slant to it. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mNDNPNV1dU0
VIANA, ANDERSON - Instrumental work close to Popol Vuh.
VIANA, MARCUS - Sagrado Violinist.
VIOLETA DE OUTONO - Progressive rock band that has morphed into the best Brazilian prog band around today. http://violetadeoutono.bandcamp.com/
VITRAL - Insturmental prog/symph with epic 52 minute opus. A real knockout! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5E6SxIoBUzA
VLAD V - Hard symphonic Between Jethro Tull and Rush.
VOO LIVRE - Power trio's 1981 sole release of hard rock and prog. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4gFoM7FzFgE
WEJAH - Excellent conceptual instrumental symph/prog. http://www.myspace.com/wejah
WERLANG, GERSON - Nice symph/prog solo efforts by PoCos & Nuvens guitarist and leader. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KXvCpTBHCZU
WIERMANN & VOGEL - Instrumental symphonic by Quaterna Requiem keyboardist & violinist. http://www.quaternarequiem.net/Discografia%20Ing.htm
ZOREYA - Instrumental cosmic feel with the use of electronics, sax, viola, clarinet.