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Elis Regina: Read Her Life Story

Elis Regina. This is the time of year where, as Spring arrives and clocks likewise “spring ahead”, we pay tribute to...

Time to ‘Spring Ahead’

Time to ‘spring ahead’. Because if you don’t change your clocks, you might be late. Which almost never happens in Brazil.

The Feminine Mystique Of Brazilian Song

The feminine mystique of Brazilian song. Unique? Perhaps. Impactful? Absolutely. The true nature of Brazilian music is decidedly feminine.

Brazil’s National Day of Samba

Brazil's National Day of Samba is celebrated today, in towns and cities across the great nation. In fact, it’s taking the full weekend because...

Time To Change The Clocks In The US and Brazil

Time to Change!  Sunday, both the United States and Brazil will experience an event in time that’s rarely occurred: The two countries will each...

Monica da Silva’s Bottle-Fed Bossa Nova

Monica da Silva knows that when it comes to streaming services, YouTube, and numerous other platforms, finding an audience today isn’t easy. In fact,...

Roberto Menescal and Ricardo Silveira Share A Birthday Today

Roberto Menescal and Ricardo Silveira share birthdays today, October 25th, so musical best wishes to a pair of cross-generational guitar masters. Bossa Nova legend...

Catching Up With Fabiana Passoni

Singing was always been a major part of life for Fabiana Passoni. This Brazilian-American singer was born in Poços de Caldas, Brazil, and first...

Catching Up With Alexia Bomtempo

by Sean Chaffin Listeners of Alexia Bomtempo’s 2017 album Chasing Storms and Stars will notice something a bit different. It’s a bit of Bossa Nova...