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Joao Gilberto Dies at 88

Joao Gilberto, the Father of Bossa Nova passed away eariler today, in his beloved home town of Rio de Janeiro.

Fresh Brazilian Sounds: 5+5 For Summer

Nothing says summer like fresh Brazilian sounds and new offerings from longtime favorites will find their way onto our streaming playlists...

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...

Special Announcement On The Sunday Brazilian Brunch

A special announcement on The Sunday Brazilian Brunch is coming your way today. If you are an Antonio Carlos Jobim fan, you won't want to...

Three Memorable Stories Bring Bossa’s 60th Year To A Close

Miucha's passing, a legendary re-issue and Norman Gimble's legacy. The final week of Bossa Nova’s 60th year brought events which will echo long past...

Connectbrazil’s Album of The Year for 2018

Connectbrazil’s Album of The Year for 2018 is Alexandra Jackson’s Legacy & Alchemy. 2018 was a very good year for Brazilian music, but when it...

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 at City Winery: Corcovado

Alexandra Jackson at City Winery: 'Corcovado'. Alexandra Jackson had an amazing performance at City Winery Atlanta last night! "Corcovado" was one of many songs that...

The Look of Love At 50

50 years ago today, ‘The Look of Love’ rose to #4 on Billboard’s Top 100. Sergio Mendes has had 14 hits and four songs...

New Album And Documentary Set For Sergio Mendes

No more rumors, it’s official: Sergio Mendes is returning to the studio this summer to begin work on his next album. And as speculation begins to...