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Ricardo Bacelar’s Favorite Jazz and Brazilian Albums

Recently, the popular Brazilian jazz pianist spent an afternoon browsing through his personal music collection for his all-time favorite albums. Here they are. Ricardo Bacelar's...

Brazil moves Carnaval to July 2021

In 1977, Meatloaf had a big hit called ‘Two Out Of Three Ain’t Bad’. As far as we know, the song never made it...

Rio’s Christmas Tree Lighting 2020

Facing 2020’s COVOD-19 concerns, the city’s Árvore de Natal has appealed to a higher power. Rio’s Christmas tree lighting has become an on-again, off-again tradition...

Halloween In Brazil

America's Halloween festivities have arrived in Brazil, via Celtic tradition on the eve of All Saints Day. Halloween in Brazil is called ‘Dia das Bruxas’...

Remembering Oscar Castro-Neves

Remembering Oscar Castro-Neves is a saudade moment which transcends the boundaries of language and time. This story was originally published on September 28th, 2013. Remembering...

Jazziz Magazine Features Ricardo Bacelar

Jazziz Magazine Features Ricardo Bacelar and his new Live In Rio album (Ao Vivo No Rio). Read what they have to say. by Staff When...

10 Questions With Ricardo Bacelar

10 Questions With Ricardo Bacelar: We sit down with Brazilian jazz pianist Ricardo Bacelar to talk about his career, growing up in Fortaleza, Belgium...

September Birthdays at Connect Brazil

September birthdays at Connect Brazil include an impressive list of fan favorites from Brazil and here in America, too.   Here’s our list of late-September...

Ricardo Bacelar – Live In Rio

Ricardo Bacelar - Live In Rio (Ao Vivo No Rio) didn’t start with the beach districts of Copacabana or Ipanema. The story begins 1,400...

5 Can’t Miss Ways To Celebrate National Cachaça Day

5 Can't Miss Ways To Celebrate National Cachaça Day? Well, of course, because today is the day. by Sean Chaffin But go ahead and take...