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One Track Mind

One Track MInd: Brazilian Chill Sessions

Leave it to a small Indie label in Argentina to pull together a dozen of the best New Bossa songs – each featuring a...

One Track Mind: The Return Of Tribalistas

"It's not a Tribalistas return, because Tribalistas never left. We were always there." So began the latest chapter for Brazil’s greatest pop musical alliance featuring Arnaldo...

One Track Mind: Tribalistas (2002)

This One Track Mind: Tribalistas (2002) was first published at Connectbrazil.com on March 29th, 2003 to coincide with its U.S. release on EMI Music....

The Hidden Stories Behind Getz/Gilberto

It’s true: music is often culture’s best ambassador between nations and for Brazil and America, I think that only one album which qualifies to...

One Track Mind: Teresa Cristina’s Cartola Connection

Sometimes you find a perfect pairing of singer and songwriter. Teresa Cristina, who has been singing in Brazil for years, now seems at a...

One-Track Mind: “My Only Passion’ by Marcos Ariel

In Brazilian jazz cirlces, 'My Only Passion' has defied age to become a legendary album, shaped from the influences of American jazz and Brazilian...

One-Track Mind: ‘Choros & Alegria’ by Moacir Santos

It almost seemed that clarinetist, saxophonist and singer Moacir Santos was older that the hills of the Brazilian northeast that he came from, but...

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...

One-Track Mind: Djavan’s ‘Rua Dos Amores’

It's no secret that when Djavan left his longtime label partner Sony Brasil for greener pastures, he had artistic vision on his mind. he...

One-Track Mind: Outro Lugar by Toco

Beautiful Bossas and svelte Sambas form the basis for Toco's Outro Lugar, his 2007 sophomore follow up to Instalação do Samba. The sessions were recorded in...