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Happy Birthday Gilberto Gil

June 26: Brazilian music fans worldwide are celebrating Gilberto Gil’s birthday today.  In addition to being a Grammy-winning musician, songwriter and change agent for...

Happy Birthday Dave Grusin

June 26: Keyboardist and pianist Dave Grusin celebrates a birthday today. Let’s join in at Connect Brazil with this song from 2016,...

The Feminine Mystique Of Brazilian Song

The feminine mystique of Brazilian song. Unique? Perhaps. Impactful? Absolutely. The true nature of Brazilian music is decidedly feminine.

Gloria Estefan Returns To Rio

Gloria Estefan returns to Rio de Janeiro? She was in Leme during Carnaval's kickoff for a surfside video shoot and here’s...

Happy Birthday to Milton Nascimento

Clube da Esquina was the inspiration for Bituca as he prepared for his birthday with a stellar concert performance.

Monica da Silva’s Bottle-Fed Bossa Nova

Monica da Silva knows that when it comes to streaming services, YouTube, and numerous other platforms, finding an audience today isn’t easy. In fact,...

Roberto Menescal and Ricardo Silveira Share A Birthday Today

Roberto Menescal and Ricardo Silveira share birthdays today, October 25th, so musical best wishes to a pair of cross-generational guitar masters. Bossa Nova legend...

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...

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...

Alexandra Jackson Joins Connectbrazil.com As ‘Celebrity Contributor’

Connectbrazil.com is thrilled to announce Legacy and Alchemy’s Alexandra Jackson as a Celebrity Contributor to our website. The talented vocalist from Atlanta will author...