Is Starbucks Really The Best Place To Get A Cup Of Joe In Brazil?

In the universe of absurd ideas, this one takes the cake. Except we’re not talking cake here. We’re talking Starbucks, the most American of coffee...

1992: The Sounds of Brazil’s ‘Meet & Greet’ With Sergio Mendes

25 year ago, it now seems that those first few weeks with WNUA were busy ones. The Sounds of Brazil’s July 25th, 1992 debut was enough...

A Great Song Can Make Time Stand Still

True Story Most of the songs I play on The Sounds of Brazil's weekly show run around three to five minutes, and I always do...
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Remembering Ayrton Senna: Racing’s GOAT

The race weekend at Italy’s Imola circuit was uneven, unsettling. On that first Friday, Brazil’s Reubens Barrichello walked away from a devastating accident. The...

How Stan Getz Became Bossa Nova’s American Icon

Bossa 60: Talented and temperamental, dedicated and demanding, Stan Getz was once described as “a great bunch of guys” due to his many moods and...

Wedding Bells, Brazilian Style

Traditionally, the honeymoon usually follows the wedding, but leave it to two enterprising Connectbrazil types to turn the tables on matrimony by giving Rand...

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