The summer edition on Connect Brazil's streaming station


‘Long Songs: Summer Edition’ airs daily on our streaming station from 06-19-19 through 06-25-19 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

The question is: “What’s the best way to stretch out the longest days of the year? The answer?

We’ll do it with the Summer edition of ‘Long Songs’… melodies that seemingly go on forever because they have a lot to say.

I’ll tell you how a December radio tradition has become a summer staple, along with the story of my first jazz club experience in Rio de Janeiro.

But first, some timely tips:

Sergio Mendes, Summer & Chicago: Yep, Sergio Mendes is coming soon to Chicago. Click here for details and a link for tickets!

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This Week On Brazil Back2Back: Friday, we’ll usher in the official arrival of summer (10:54 am CT) with two Summertime anthems! Listen at the top of the hour at 11 am and again at 2 pm and 5 pm Central.

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Sunday’s Brazilian Brunch catches you at the best part of your weekend, so take us along. No app needed for your tablet or smart phone to make it easy to take our music with you, wherever you go.

Join us ‘Live’ Sundays only, for three full hours beginning at 5 am and 9 am Central and then again at 2 pm and 8 pm from the player at the bottom of your screen. 

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Make A Request!  There’s a standing invitation for you to send me a request for your favorite song, style or musician – anytime! I’d be happy to play yours and when I do, I’ll announce your name on the radio. Visit the Lounge to place a request!

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‘Long Songs: Summer Edition’ 

Hour 1:

Set 1: The Sounds of Brazil Opening Theme

Take Two<>Nando Lauria/Points Of View

Away<>Jeff Gardner/Sky Dance                                    

Welcome to The Brazil Club Lounge

Set 2:

Amazon<>Michael Franks/Passion Fruit

Introduce Next Set

Un Dia do Domingo<>Gal Costa & Tim Maia/Gal Costa

Super Strut<>Deodato/Deodato 2 

Estate<>Joao Gilberto/Amoroso

Set 3: Introduce This Week’s Spotlight Song

Minuano (6/8)<>Pat Metheny Group/Still Life Talking

Lonely<>Bebel Gilberto/Tanto Tempo

‘Long Songs: Summer Edition’ 

Hour 2:

Set 1:

Caberet da Sereia<>Flavio Venturini/Noites Com Sol

Welcome To Our Second Hour

Sensual Bossa<>Caibedo Island/Caibedo Tale   

Underneath The Face of the Moon<>Kevyn Lettau/Universal Language

Special Announcement

Paraiso<>Gerry Mulligan & Jane Duboc/Paraiso

Set 2:

Introduce Next Song/

Latin Lovers<>Lee Ritenour/World of Brazil

Awakening<>Francois K w/Barbra Mendes/Bossa Tres Jazz 2

Caso Serio<>Rita Lee/Rita Lee

Set 3:

Like A Lover<>Al Jarreau/Symphonic Bossa Nova

Vatapa<>Rosa Passos/Canta Ary, Tom & Caymmi

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Next Week: it’s a special two-hour showcase for ‘Brazilian Jazzmasters’: the best vocal and instrumental stars on the Brazilian jazz scene! 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.

‘Long Songs: Summer Edition’