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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...

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...

Marisa Monte and Leo Gandelman Reach 30, Again.

Two of our favorite MPB stars reached the same three-decade career milestone in 2017: Marisa Monte and Leo Gandelman reach 30, again. Marisa Monte For Monte...

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...

Teresa Cristina Is Rio’s New Voice Of Samba

You may not be familiar with her, but in her home town of Rio de Janerio, she’s already something of a musical legend, for...

Gal Costa Launches New Single, ‘Palavras No Corpo’

Reinvention has always been the calling card for Gal Costa. From cutting her teeth on Tropicália, through her Rock Goddess 70’s and on to...

The Day Marisa Monte Said Goodbye

If you hadn't noticed, the music biz is changing. That's Big Time true in Brazil, too where music makers can point to a single...

How Sabrina Malheiros Got Her Start

Recently, the Carioca singer and songwriter reached a career milestone, so the daughter of Azymuth's Alex Malheiros took a moment to reflect on her...

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...