The Waters of March: The Story Behind The Song

Spring can be the most fickle of seasons, especially here in Chicago. Some years, we'll be basking in endless days of 80 degree weather,...

One-Track Mind: “My Only Passion’ by Marcos Ariel

In Brazilian jazz cirlces, 'My Only Passion' has defied age to become a legendary album, shaped from the influences of American jazz and Brazilian...

Planning Bossa Nova’s 60th Celebration

What is it about Bossa Nova that makes us feel so good? Why does that simple little guitar rhythm free our musical spirit like...

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...

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...

Alex Atala Loves Brazilian Food

It’s bad enough that so few people outside Brazil know much about the country’s cuisine. But Alex Atala finds it particularly galling that even...

Ana Bondarenko-Machado’s ‘Copacabana Beach’

When it comes to Brazil as a source of inspiration, you don’t have to look far: it turns out that the artist for this...

Looking Back: Brazil Shines At 2013 Latin Grammys

This exclusive report on Brazil at the 14th Annual Latin Grammy Awards was first published on November 22, 2013. Maria Rita’s US Concert Tour for 2014 got...

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...

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,”...

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