Brazil’s Millennial Music Makers

Brazil’s Millennial Music Makers

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Carmen Miranda had just turned 30 when she arrived in New York from Rio in 1939; Antonio Carlos Jobim wrote many of his best songs by age 25. And Marisa Monte was only 22 when she recorded her first album in 1989.

Time marches on, so today, we’ll explore Brazil’s Millennial Music Makers. A baker’s dozen of the best new generational voices from the land of samba and sun.

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New names, new sounds! Plus a few “back in the day” hits from Erasmo Carlos, Milton Nascimento and Djavan as we settle in with the ever-changing, always compelling Sounds of Brazil. 

Happy Listening,

Scott Adams

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This week’s show:

Brazil’s Millennial Music Makers

Hour 1:

Set 1: The Sounds of Brazil Opening Theme

O Que E Que Tem<>Ana Clara/Abencoada       

Border Line<>Deodato/The Crossing

Mane Joao<>Erasmo Carlos/Samba Soul Groove

Welcome to the Brazil Club Lounge  – Make A Request!

Coiza Boa<>Quetzal Guerrero/Coiza Boa

Special Announcement

Set 2:

Introduce Our Next Set

Vento Praia Nordeste<>Zanna/Zanna

Estrada Branca<>Til Bronner/That Summer

Introduce Next Song

Nothing But A Song<>Tiago Iorc/Let Yourself In

Nos Dois<>Milton Nascimento/A Barca Dos Amantes

Café Caldo<>Mazachigno/Cafe Roma 2

Make Me Stay<>Torcuato Mariano with Debora Cidrack/Single

Set 3: Introduce This Week’s Spotlight Song

Giro<>Roberta Sa/Giro 

Ainda Lembro<>Scott Wilkie/Brasil       

Bahia<>Rick Braun/Crossroads



Brazil’s Millennial Music Makers

Hour 2:

Set 1:

Wish Upon A Canvas<>Steve Barta/Blue River 

On The Beach<>Luca Giacco w/Groove da Praia/Reminiscences

Welcome To Our Second Hour

Mais Devagar<>Alexia Bomtempo/Suspiro

Gratidao a Natureza<>Gabriel Martins/Mergulho

Se<>Djavan/Coisa De Escender

Special Announcement

Set 2:

Introduce Next Song

Rainha<>Toco & Nina Miranda/Memorias 

Eterno Vearo<>Mahmundi/Mahmundi

Introduce Next Song

Leblon<>Adam Dunning/Sunset Monkeys

Manha De Carnaval<>Toots Thielmans & Luis Bonfa/BrazilProject

Cidades<>Luca Mudanca/Day by Day   

Set 3:

Para Ti<>Marcela Mangabeira/Simples

Pontal<>Arthur Nogueira w/Fernanda Takai/Single

Living On Sand<>Leo Gandelman/Brazilian Soul

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Next Week: We’ll celebrate a birthday for Milton Nascimento, with two hours of his best songs. It’s a show I’m sure you’ll enjoy.

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Brazil’s Millennial Music Makers