The Art of Brazilian Jazz: Ivan Lins

The Sounds of Brazil #1411


‘The Art of Brazilian Jazz: Ivan Lins’ airs daily on our streaming station from 06-12-19 through 06-18-19 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

This week, we’ll jump into into a ‘Brazilian Summer’ groove with a brand new, just-released album from Ivan Lins with the exciting horn band Brasilidade Geral as part of our focus on the passionate singer and songwriter from Rio.

Details below, but now, it’s a two-hour playlist filled to the max with ‘The Music of Ivan Lins’  on The Sounds of Brail, and I think you’ll enjoy what’s in store on our streaming station…

This Week On Brazil Back2Back: Wednesday, it’s a pair of songs from our New Music playlist. Friday features a birthday salute to Ivan Lins and Monday has two tunes for Chico Buarque’s birthday. 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. Our Listening Apps for your tablet or smart phone make it easy to take our music with you, wherever you go. Jooin us ‘Live’ Sundays only, for three full hours beginning at 9 am Central and then again at 2 pm and 8 pm from the home page. 

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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 artist – 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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New Ink Creates A Fan Story For Ivan Lins

A Sao Paulo Millennial share a touching story of her life and what Ivan’s music means to her family

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Hour 1:

Set 1: The Sounds of Brazil Opening Theme

Rainha<>Toco & Nina Miranda/Memorias

O Que E Que Tem<>Ana Clara/ Abencoada

Lamento<>Nelson Riddle/The Silver Collection     

Welcome to the Brazil Club Lounge                     

You Moved Me<>Ivan Lins & Brenda Russell/Love Dance

Special Announcement

Blackbird<>Brazil & Beyond/Beatles

Set 2:

Introduce Our Next Set

Dinorah Dinorah<>Brasilidade Geral & Ivan Lins/Meu Pais – New! Learn More

Love Dance<>Mike Metheny/Street of Dreams    

Introduce Next Song

So Crazy For Your Love<>Chaka Khan/Love Affair

Unconditional Love<>Oscar Castro-Neves/Yesterday

Meu Pais (My Country)<>Luiz Avelar/Homenagem a Ivan Lins Digital Download

Set 3: This Week’s Spotlight Song

Ai, Ai, Ai<>Ivan Lins/Awa Yio

Rio Drive<>Gregg Karukas/Soul Secrets

Sweet Presence<>Dianne Reeves/A Love Affair/Ivan Lins


Hour 2:

Set 1:

Luxo Do Lixo<>Ivan Lins/America Brasil

Camaleão<>Grover Washington, Jr./A Love Affair

Welcome To Our Second Hour

Muito A Vontade<>Sergio Mendes/Brasil 65

Belem, Minha Cidade<>Bobby Brazil/Amazonica

The Island<>Barbra Streisand/A Love Like Ours

Special Announcement

Bitcoin Samba<> Roy Stephansen/Single

Set 2:

Introduce Next Set

Harlequin<>Ivan Lins with Lee Ritenour/World of Brazil

Elis<>Peter White/A Love Affair: The Music of Ivan Lins

Introduce Next Song                                                                     


Chiquito<>Ed Johnson & Novo Tempo/The Other Road

Nocturna<>Brenda Russell/A Love Affair

Set 3:

Somos Todos Iguias Neste Noite<>Ivan Lins & Djavan   

La Vem A Baiana<>Jussara Silveira/Samba Bossa Nova

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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.

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