The Brilliance of Joao Bosco is the Official Streaming Radio Partner for The Sounds of Brazil!

‘The Best of Brazil 2019’ airs daily on our streaming Station from 12-26-19 through 01-01-20 Monday-Friday at 7 am, 3 pm, 6 pm and midnight Central Time (US). Weekends, too.  On The Radio: Listen to The Sounds of Brazil every Sunday, 2-4 pm on Chicago’s 90.9 FM WDCB.

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The Sounds of Brazil is one of 13 streaming music channels at
The Sounds of Brazil is one of 13 streaming music channels at

Welcome to November!

Quick. Name three of your favorite Brazilian singers. Chances are, your top-of-mind list won’t include this week’s featured artist, singer and songwriter Joao Bosco.

But his creativity is legendary and in 2017 he travelled to Las Vegas to receive the music industry’s highest honor: A Lifetime Achievement Award at the Latin Grammys.

We’ll salute four decades of an amazing career with two hours of his very best songs, plus a surprise or two!

Happy Listening,

Scott Adams

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We’re getting ready to wrap up our October feature of remarkable women from our Brazilian American business and creative communities to highlight their life stories and accomplishments. It’s part of our ‘Songs In The Feminine Key’ theme to support Breast Cancer Awareness. This week, it’s the Miami-based vocal ensemble, Brazilian Voices. You’ll find their story and many more on the homepage StoryStream at

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The best events, coast to coast are just a click away at, and we’re adding more events every day! Concerts, Film Festivals, Meetups and more. Music, Travel, Friends & Fun! Find them on the Menu or click here on your computer, tablet or smart phone.

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Every song you’ve ever loved started out as a new song, and our ‘New Music: Brazil’ channel is where to fiund your future favs! From big names like Eliane Elias, Ivan Lins, Marcos Vally and Torcuato Mariano to fan newcomers like Daniela Solidade, Cecy Santana, San-Sao Trio and Gabriel Elias. Hear them all onanytime. Click here to listen.

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Sunday’s ‘Brazilian Brunch’ serves up the softer side of Brazilian song on The Sounds of Brazil stream this weekend! We’ll sample some of the best and breeziest, along with a request or too! So make plans to join me this Sunday for three full hours beginning at 5 am, 9, 2 and 8 pm Central.

Chicago's Brazilian Film Festival, November 1 to November 15, 2019.
Don’t miss Chicago’s Brazilian Film Festival this year!

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The Brilliance of Joao Bosco

Hour 1:

Set 1: The Sounds of Brazil Opening Theme

Latin Lovers<>Lee Ritenour/Festival 

Use Your Head<>Money Mark/Redhot + Rio

Scarbourogh Fair<>Sergio Mendes & Brasil 66/Greatest Hits

Welcome to the Brazil Club Lounge                     

Coisa Feita<>Joao Bosco/Millennium

Special Announcement

Set 2:

Introduce Our Next Set

Dois Pra La, Dois Pra Ca<>Elis Regina/Fascinacao     

Piazza In The Rain<>Hiroko Kokubu/Moments

Introduce Next Song

Varadero<>Joao Bosco/Joao Bosco

Sessao Das Onze<>Ricardo Silveira/RSVC

Happiness<>De Phazz/Dinner Party

Set 3: Introduce This Week’s Spotlight Song

Aviso Aos Navegantes<>Marcos Valle/Sempre

Wake Up<>Torcuato Mariano/Lift Me Up

Your Smile<>Sarah Vaughan/Romance

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Hour 2:

Set 1:

Sulla Vespa<>Mazzachigno/Cafe Roma Vol 2

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

Welcome To Our Second Hour

Se Voce Jurar<>Joao Bosco/Da Licensa Meu Senhor

Stand Up Paddle Girl<>Gabriel Martins/Mergulho

Libertar<>Mart’nalia/ + Misturado

Special Announcement

Nadia<>Antonio Adolfo/Antonio Adolfo    

Set 2:

Introduce Next Song

Senhoras do Amazonas<>Sergio Mendes/Brasileiro

I Thought About You<>Alexia Bomtempo/Chasing Storms and Stars

Introduce Brazil Back2Back: Velas

Quando Voce Voltar<>J. Marino & Friends/My Little Town               

Ilha Dos Frades<>Velas/Velas        

A Felicidade<>Joao Bosco/Bossa Nova             

Set 3:

No Tabuleiro da Baiana<>Joao Bosco-Daniela Mercury/ Da Licenca Meu Senhor

Dancing With Angels<>Magrus Rainforest Band/Between Dreams   

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Next Week: I’ll spin up two hours of Millennial Music Makers with a playlist of MPB’s rising stars. Tune in on the radio and your favoite streaming device for our station on

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 pm on 90.9 FM WDCB.

The Brilliance of Joao Bosco