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Roberto Menescal’s Salad Dressing

Rio's Bossa Nova legend was in front of the cameras over the weekend, at Village Porto de Galinhas just south of far northeastermn city...

Daniela Soledade – Best of Brazil 2019

Back when Daniela Soldade was recording this song, no one could have known that it would become a lasting tribute to...
Alexia Bomtempo at Connectbrazil.com

Catching Up With Alexia Bomtempo

by Sean Chaffin Listeners of Alexia Bomtempo’s 2017 album Chasing Storms and Stars will notice something a bit different. It’s a bit of Bossa Nova...

The Girl From Ipanema Has Legs, Strikes Gold

Did you know that Bossa Nova’s timeless love song, ‘The Girl from Ipanema’ won a gold medal in music streaming following the opening ceremony...

Happy Birthday Marisa Monte

Happy birthday to Marisa Monte, who turns 53 today. The big news...
Time to change! This Sunday, Brazil and the USA will 'Spring Forward' or 'Fall Back' in a rare, simultaneous event for Daylight Savings Time. Learn more. at Connectbrazil.com

The End of Daylight Savings Time

The end of Daylight Savings Time is here again, but for Brazil, it's a permanent change. Or is it? by Scott Adams Running on ‘Brazilian Time’...
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...

Ziggy Blue Featuring Natalis – Best of Brazil 2019

Bossa Nova has always been about reinvention, and that's especailly true for Ziggy Blue Featuring Natalis. Back in...
Catching up with Fabiana Passoni at Connectbrazil.com

Catching Up With Fabiana Passoni

Singing was always been a major part of life for Fabiana Passoni. This Brazilian-American singer was born in Poços de Caldas, Brazil, and first...

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...

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