Crossing Borders With Torcuato Mariano


‘Crossing Borders With Torcuato Mariano’ airs daily on our streaming station from 05-29-19 through 06-04-19 Monday-Friday at 7 am, 3 pm, 6 pm and midnight Central Time (US). Weekends, too. Our Programming Guide is here.

On The Radio: Listen to The Sounds of Brazil every Sunday, 2-4 pm on Chicago’s 90.9 FM WDCB and streaming live at  Click here for a complete list of our affiliate stations

It’s been a while since we’ve featured Torcuato Mariano’s music here; far too long, to be honest. But part of the reason for this oversight is that Mariano is one of the very few guitarists we play daily on our streaming station here at

So I’ve found a way to make ammends.

I’ll feature a track from Torcuato Mariano’s new album Escola Brasileira in this week’s show. Listen for ‘Black Paw’ in our second hour. It’s a Brazilian Jazz instrumental i’m sure you’ll enjoy.

New to his music? Well then, you’re in for a real treat with this Brazilian Jazzmaster.

~ Scott Adams

Brazil On The Grill: Summertime means getting out of the kitchen and over to the grill. Ready to kick it up a notch? You’ll always find our new Brazil On The Grill section at the top of your screen. Check out our first few posts today!

~ ~ ~

No App Needed: The Sounds of Brazil streams coast-to-coast 24/7 (and worldwide) in crystal clear digital from the bottom of your screen.  Listen to our Midday Show 9 am to 3 pm Central daily and catch our weekly show every weekday at 7 am 3pm, 6 pm, 9pm and midnight Central. Weekends too!

~ ~ ~

There’s a virtual table waiting for you with our brand new straming channel, ‘The Sunday Brazilian Brunch’. Listen anytime, worldwide! Click here for all of our streaming channels – Apps for Apple, Android and more, too! 

~ ~ ~

Have a passion for Brazil? Share it with others by using your talents and passion as a Connectbrazil Volunteer for a few hours a week from home. You’ll be part of an enthusiastic team that’s dedicated to Brazil’s creative community, small businesses and non-profit organizations here in the USA. You can make a difference! Contact us today; we’d love to meet you!

~ ~ ~

This week’s show:


Hour 1:

Set 1: The Sounds of Brazil Opening Theme

A Train ToUberaba<>Torcuato Mariano/Paradise Station

Se<>Djavan/Coisa De Escender

Use Your Head<>Money Mark/Redhot +Rio

Welcome to the Brazil Club Lounge                     

Hidden Waters<>Sergio Mendes/Magic

Special Announcement:

Bom Tempo<>Azymuth/Carioca

Set 2:

Introduce Our Next Set

Destino<>Marcela Biasi/Marcela Biasi

Now That The Summers Here<>Michael Franks/Time Together

Introduce Next Set                           

A Ilha<>Leo Gandelman/Leo

Some Enchanted Place<>Eliane Elias/Made In Brazil

Ocean Way<>Torcuato Mariano/Last Look

Brazilian Minute: ‘Sun Coast’ (Copa Air)

Introduce This Week’s Spotlight Song                                           

Noturna<>Silva with Marisa Monte/Silva Canta Marisa

ManhattanSamba<>Bob Baldwin/Brazil Chill

Perfect Love<>Yutaka/Another Sun



Hour 2: 

Set 1:

Wave<>Joao Gilberto/Amoroso

Welcome To Our Second Hour

The Black Paw<>Torcuato Mariano/Escola Brasileira

Cabriolet Causeway<>Milton Ranck/Layin Out

Happiness<>De Phazz/Dinner Party

Special Announcement

Un Beijo Na Boca<>Latin Vibe/Latin Vibe

Set 2:

Introduce Brazil Back2Back: Deodato

Carly & Carole<>Deodato/Prelude

Border Line<>Deodato/The Crossing

Introduce Next Song                                                                     

Nuvens<>Flavio Venturini/Noites Com Sol

Bicycle Ride<>Paulinho Garcia/Jazzmineiro

I Can’t Help It<>Torcuato Mariano/Paradise Station

Set 3:

Mariana<>Torcuato Mariano/Diary

It’s Raining At Buriti Farm<>Dori Caymmi/Kicking Cans

~ ~ ~

Next Week: We’ll check in and catch up with Brazilian Sax Master ‘Leo for Rio’, with two hours of the best songs from Leo Gandelman. I hope you’ll enjoy the show and please – tell a few friends about us! It’s always great to share the music.

Whether it’s your radio, your computer at work or your tablet or smart phone, thanks for tuning in! I really appreciate it, and please tell a friend or two about us.

And don’t forget about our weekly broadcasts in Chicago: Sundays at 2:00 pm Central on 90.9 FM WDCB and

View our complete daily broadcast schedule here.