The Best of Bebel Gilberto

PROGRAM #1406 – The Best of Bebel Gilberto

‘The Best of Bebel Gilberto’ airs daily on our streaming station from 05-08-19 through 05-14-19 Monday-Friday at 7 am, 3 pm, 6 pm and midnight Central Time (US). Weekends, too.

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When it comes to musical diversity, Brazil has the board pretty well covered: the vice versa influence of Brazil with other cultures allows us to enjoy this musical mingling from dozens of Brazil’s best. Right now, Bebel Gilberto is in the spotlight so let’s take a quick peek at the following VISAs (Very Important Special Announcements), and then on with the show:   

Friday’s Brazil Back2Back serves up a pair of ‘Bebel’ songs on her brithday – witha special announcement for another new music channel from Brazil Club, and an update for our ‘Fly Me To Brazil’ giveaway! Listen at the top of the hour at 11 am and 2 pm CT, exclusively on our streaming station. Daily Listening Guide.

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Well! That’s Cool!!! Yep, our Real-Time Playlist gives you instant access to the most complete song and musician information anywhere. Even download songs at iTunes. On the Lounge page and the ‘Listen Live/Playlist’ tab on our Facebook page. Que Legal!

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There’s a virtual table waiting for you every weekend for The Sunday Brazilian Brunch. Join me for the softer side of Brazilian Jazz, only on Sundays at 9 am, 2 pm and 8 pm Central time and only on The Sounds of Brazil’s streaming station.

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This week’s show:

The Best of Bebel Gilberto

Hour 1: 

Set 1: The Sounds of Brazil Opening Theme

Que Nem Maré<>Jorge Vercilo/Perfil

Brazilia<>Waymon Tisdale/Face To Face

Upa Neginho<>Lenny Dale/Bossa Nova Sua Historia Sua Gente

Welcome to the Lounge

Baby<>Bebel Gilberto/Bebel Gilberto

Special Announcement

Mal De Mim<>Djavan/Puzzle of Hearts

Maya’s Gift<>Oscar Castro-Neves/Tropical Heart

Set 2:

Introduce Next Set

É Preciso Perdoar<>Emilio Santiago/Nossa Onda É Essa

Bellavista<>Barrio Jazz Gang/Spectrum   

Introduce Next Song

So Nice<>Bebel Gilberto/Tanto Tempo

Solar<>Leo Gandelman/Solar

Noturna<>Silva with Marisa Monte/Silva Canta Marisa

Set 3: Introduce This Week’s Spotlight Song

Triste<>Elis Regina/Personalidade 

Nothing But A Song<>Tiago Iorc/Let Yourself In 

Ilha Dos Frades<>Velas/Velas   



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Hour 2:

Set 1:

Meu Bem, Meu Mal<>Gal Costa/Fantasia

Tanto Tempo<>Bebel Gilberto/Tanto Tempo

Welcome To Our Second Hour

Lamento<>Nelson Riddle/The Silver Collection

Stay With It<>Steve Cole with Rob Ryndak/Stay With It

Samba da Musa<>Latin Groove Connection/Brazilian Chill

Special Announcement 

Morning Gaze<>Quetzal Guerrero/Coiza Boa

Set 2:

Introduce Brazil Back2Back: Brazilian Crooners

All Around<>Bebel Gilberto/Bebel

Cabana<>Adam Dunning/Glass Bottom Boat     

Introduce Next Song

Come With Me<>Tania Maria/Come With Me

Antonio’s Song<>Michael Franks/Dragonfly Summer

The Mood Is Modal<>Beat Girls/The Mood Is Modal

Set 3:

Saudade Vem Correndo<>Bebel Gilberto/Tudo

Meu Amigo Ricardo<>Celia Vaz/Celia Vaz


Next Week: I’ll preview the Brazilian Jazz concert event of the summer with ‘The Best of Lee Ritenour’. I hope you’ll enjoy the show and please – tell a few friends about us! It’s always great to share the music.

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The Best of Bebel Gilberto