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Marisa Monte’s Label Deal Hints At New Album With Sony Music

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

Italy’s Godfather of Bossa Nova, Ennio Morricone

Italy’s Godfather of Bossa Nova? That would be soundtrack composer Ennio Morricone, whose life in music ignited a Bossa Nova revolution.

Happy Birthday Marisa Monte

Happy birthday to Marisa Monte, who turns 53 today. The big news...

10 Questions with Marcos Ariel

10 Questions with Marcos Ariel (plus one more - ed.) reveals more about the popular keyboards from Rio. Much more. And...

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 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 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 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...