Amazing sounds from this great accordeon player from Cabo Verde! LP Gatefold with liner notes In 1997. a quiet. unassuming man of 59 years old named Victor Tavares better know as Bitori walks into a studio for the very first time to record a masterpiece which many Cabo Verdean consider to be the best Funaná album ever made. Bitori s musical adventure had begun long before this point. It was 1954 when he embarked on a journey across the seas to the island of Sao Tomé & Principe. The young mans hope was to return to Cabo Verde with an accordion.