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Mumuzinho’s Personal Positivity

A brush with death only underscores this popular pagode star's belief. Mumuzinho’s personal positivity is irresistible; so, if you like being around optimistic people with...

April’s Brazilian Music Birthdays

April is Brazil's month of discovery. Explore our list of anniversaries for Brazil's music makers. April’s Brazilian music birthdays include Rio's first Escola de Samba,...

10 Questions with Gregg Karukas

Serenata’s subtitle tells the story: Piano Impressions of Milton Nascimento, Clube da Esquina and Dori Caymmi. 10 Questions with Gregg Karukas poses another thought: Could Serenata...

March’s Brazilian Music Birthdays

Celebrate the arrival of Spring with March birthday salutes for Brazil's musicmakers. March’s Brazilian music birthdays include legendary names of MPB, Bossa's Muse, Brazilian jazzers, a...

The Sounds of Brazil’s Meet And Greet With Sergio Mendes

The first few weeks at WNUA were busy ones and a meet and greet with Sergio Mendes is one of the best stories from...

Marisa Monte Confirms 2021 Album

With 18 new songs recorded, her Sony debut marks her first solo studio album in more than a decade. Marisa Monte Confirms 2021 Album. That’s...

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 Connect Brazil tells...

February’s Brazilian Music Birthdays

Celebrate the most romantic month of the year with birthday salutes for Brazil's musicmakers. February’s Brazilian music birthdays include 17 of Brazil’s all-time best,...

Antonio Adolfo’s Tribute To Milton Nascimento

The Brazilian pianist's personal vision celebrates Nascimento’s music. Antonio Adolfo’s tribute to Milton Nascimento is titled BruMa. Today, it’s YouTube. But in mid-60s Brazil, it was...

10 Questions with Richard Sorce

We will always remember early April 2020. We turned to music for comfort. 10 Questions With Richard Sorce came about because of those early days...