Best Brazilian Collections

Best Brazilian Collections

Air Date: 04-04-21 through 04-11-21 

On Demand: 04-04-21 through 04-18-21 is the official streaming radio partner for The Sounds of Brazil!

This two-hour program airs daily on our streaming radio station. Listen Monday to Friday at 7 am, 3 pm, 6 pm and midnight Central Time (US). Weekend times, too:

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April is Brazil’s Discovery Month!

Brazil was discovered on April 22, 1500 by Portuguese explorers, who made landfall just south of Salvador, Bahia.

This week, we’ll navigate the tricky waters of Brazilian song to find the best compilation albums. And follow us on Twitter and Facebook for tips on getting the most out of our website, too. Here are a few to get you started:

Back2Back! Our top of the hour two-in-a-row features new music – every Wednesday, plus suprising two-fer every Monday and Friday, too! Listen Live at 11 am 2 pm and 5 pm Central on the PLAY button at the bottom of your screen!

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Passover or Easter, this Sunday is the perfect opportunity to reflect, appreciate and enjoy, so let The Sunday Brazilian Brunch provide the perfect soundtrack with songs from pianist Gregg Karukas’s Serenata CD. See what the critics are saying.

You’re invited to join us every Sunday for three hours at 5 am (for our international listeners) at 9 am and again at 2 pm and 8 pm CT. Click the play button at the top of this page.

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Make A Request! Have a favorite song, style or musician?. I’d be happy to play it for you! Click here to place a request.

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This week’s show:

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Hour 1:

Set 1: The Sounds of Brazil Opening Theme

Asa<>Lee Ritenour & Djavan/World of Brazil

Rio<>Café Jam/Moio

Scarbourogh Fair<>Sergio Mendes &Brasil 66/Greatest Hits

Welcome to The Lounge             

Adriana<>Rosalia de Souza/Garota Moderna

Special Announcement

Dindi<>Torcuato Mariano/Last Look

Set 2:

Introduce Next Set

Stay With Me<>Dill Costa & Alazae/Sushi Samba 

All My Loving<>Rita Lee/Bossa & Beatles

Introduce Next Song

Easy Ridin’<>Leo Gandelman/Western World

Jazzil<>Corcovado Experience/Bossa Now #6: After Dark        

Acendeu<>Jorge Vercillo/ Como Diria Blavatsky

Set 3Introduce This Week’s Spotlight Song

É Preciso Perdoar<>Emilio Santiago/Nossa Onda É Essa 

Saudade<>Thievery Corporation/Saudade

Mariana<>Torcuato Mariano/Diary



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Hour 2:

Set 1:

Lembranca<>Yutaka/Another Sun

Faceira<>Gal Costa/Aquarela Do Brasil

Welcome To Our Second Hour

Stay<>Astrud Gilberto/Next Stop Wonderland

Gool! Samba Para Ronaldo<>Bobby Brazil/Amazonica

Tristeza De Nos Dois<>Luiz Eca/Bossa Nova-Sua Historia

Special Announcement

Set 2:

Introduce Brazil Back2Back: Gregg Karukas and Serenata

Clube Da Esqunia 2<>Gregg Karukas/Serenata

Sound of Emotion<>Gregg Karukas/Serenata

Introduce Next Song

La Vem A Baiana<>Jussara Silveira/Samba Bossa Nova


Triste<>Howard Roberts/Guilty  

This Is For Luisa<>Trio Da Paz/Brasilian Romance

Set 3:

Camaleão<>Grover Washington, Jr./A Love Affair         

Like A Lover<>Sergio Mendes & Brasil 66/Best of Sergio Mendes

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Next Week: We’re celebrating with Rosa Passos with two hours of her best songs, just in time for her birthday. It’s a special program. Be sure to send me your requests for a favorite song, style, or musician in the Connect Brazil Listening Lounge!

Whether it’s your radio, your computer at work or your tablet or smart phone, thanks for tuning in! I really appreciate it, and please tell a friend or two about us.

And don’t forget about our weekly broadcasts in Chicago: Sundays at 2:00 pm Central on 90.9 FM WDCB and

View our complete daily broadcast schedule here.

Best Brazilian Collections