Got A Minute? The Music Is The Message

When it comes to music, creativity and TV commercials, Brazil is in a class by itself: Coca-Cola tapped Antonio Carlos Jobim for the rights...

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Telling Feijoada’s Story

No doubt about it, Feijoada makes for a delicious, flavorful meal. Its combination with the traditional sides makes it a delight for the eyes,...

The Day Marisa Monte Said Goodbye

If you hadn't noticed, the music biz is changing. That's Big Time true in Brazil, too where music makers can point to a single...

So Yeah. Ferris Bueller’s Day Off Has A Brazilian Connection

A quick show of hands around the office here this morning confirmed what is almost a universal truth among Chicago Boomers, Gen Xer’s and...

The Amazing Musical Life of Cauby Peixoto

It is said that, at the very beginning of his career, Cauby Peixoto hired a manger. “You just show up on stage and sing,”...

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...

How Sabrina Malheiros Got Her Start

Recently, the Carioca singer and songwriter reached a career milestone, so the daughter of Azymuth's Alex Malheiros took a moment to reflect on her...

Canecao: Remembering Rio’s Legendary Concert Hall

Like most world-class cities, Rio de Janeiro is always busy: there is activity everywhere: New construction, updates and improvements. What was old is becoming...

You Can Do This: Find Jobim’s Place On The Beach

Take a late-afternoon walk along Ipanema beach and you’re sure to see it: A statue honoring Brazilian singer-composer Antonio Carlos ‘Tom’ Jobim at the...

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