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Happy Birthday Torcuato Mariano

Samba Saturday: One of our favorite Brazilian guitarists turns 55 today.  Press ‘Play’, and leave a birthday wish for Torcuato Mariano!

Happy Birthday Leo Gandelman

Here's the popular sax star with a song from his 'Black Pearls' album.

Happy Birthday to Rosalia de Souza

Born on the 4th of July! It's singer Rosalia de Souza's birthday. Here's one of our favotie songs from the Carioca singer:

Happy Birthday Marisa Monte! 10 Top Songs And Stories About Brazil’s MPB star

July 1st is Marisa Monte's birthday, so here are 10 top videos married to a likewise number of surprising stories. From her meteoric start...

The Story Behind Vanessa da Mata and Ben Harper’s Hit Song

Vanessa da Mata made her US Concert tour debut in 2017 and many of her American fans can trace her musical introduction back to...

Roberto Menescal’s Salad Dressing

Rio's Bossa Nova legend was in front of the cameras over the weekend, at Village Porto de Galinhas just south of far northeastermn city...

Firemen, João Gilberto and Columbia University

Anyone who’s closely followed João Gilberto’s career over the decades knows of his proclivity for unpredictable behavior. Stories abound, passing from fact to legend....