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Happy Birthday Marisa Monte

Happy birthday to Marisa Monte, who turns 53 today. Image: Leo Aversa
Marisa Monte returns to record new album for 2020. Connect Brazil

Marisa Monte’s Label Deal Proves It Wasn’t A Global Goodbye

Marisa Monte's label deal with Sony and a return to the studio scene came as a stunning announcement, bringing more questions...

Sao Paulo’s Motoboys Rule The Road

Sao Paulo’s Motoboys. You’ll see them everywhere when driving along the winding byways of this mega-city; the...
Elis Regina - her life story at Connectbrazil.com

Elis Regina: Read Her Life Story

Elis Regina. This is the time of year where, as Spring arrives and clocks likewise “spring ahead”, we pay tribute to...
The secret story behind Vanessa da Mata and Ben Harper's hit song, 'Boa Sorte'

The Story Behind Vanessa da Mata and Ben Harper’s Hit Song

The story behind Vanessa da Mata and Ben Harper's hit song, 'Boa Sorte' has remained a secret for many years, but...
Carmen Miranda - Connect Brazil

Carmen Miranda And Her Amazing Techincolor Life

Carmen Miranda would have celebrated her 111th birthday today and even now, 64 years after her passing, the 'Brazilian Bombshell's' legacy...
Pedro Bromfman

Pedro Bromfman scores on film

Pedro Bromfman has crafted a career in film scoring that stretches from Rio de Janeiro, to Boston and Los Angeles. Here's...

Carla Hassett – Best of Brazil 2019

Breathing aural excellence into her original music and new life for a rare Brazilian gem. 2019 gave us...

Roy Stephansen – Best of Brazil 2019

Summer's best music has moved to the southren hemisphere, right? Not nearly. When you’re on this side of...

Marcos Ariel’s Wave Hunter – Best of Brazil 2019

2019 was a busy year for the Caricoa keyboardist. In March, he made his vocal debut with...

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