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The Best of Brazilian Music Showcase for 2020

THE BEST OF BRAZILIAN MUSIC SHOWCASE FOR 2020 – AND THE STORIES BEHIND EACH ONE The Best of Brazilian Music Showcase for 2020! For Brazilian...

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...

One Track Mind: Ivan Lins’ Juntos is an underdog masterpeice

Ivan Lins' Juntos album featured a visonary guest list, including Djavan, George Benson and Patti Austin. Today it remains an underdog masterpeice to all...

Muito Unico by Jean Felix

Muito Unico is an unmatched collection of softly styled MPB with José Luis Bonfá’s songwriting skills to frame talented Jean Felix on her memorable...

One-Track Mind: ‘The Crossing’ by Deodato

Where does one start with Deodato? That’s a difficult question, considering that the talented Brazilian is now well into his fifth decade as a...

Jobim’s Secret Album: The Complete Story

Jobim's secret album was nothing more than a rumor at first. But decades later, the first public issue of this landmark recording captures...

The Story Behind ‘Mas Que Nada’

The story behind 'Mas Que Nada' began as a samba in Rio and not a bossa nova in Los Angeles. Funny thing: Sambistas didn't...

Young Lions of Brazilian Jazz

Meet these young lions of Brazilian Jazz. There’s no one better to introduce you to Brasilidade Geral than Ivan Lins. By Scott Adams Perfect timing.  So...

Lee Ritenour’s World of Brazil

Lee Ritenour's World of Brazil is a best of collection that makes it pretty easy to make the case for the popularity of Brazilian...

One Track Mind: Love Affair The Music of Ivan Lins by Jason Miles

A Love Affair: The Music of Ivan Lins needs some musicial context before we begin. Beacuse there always seems to be a stack of...