The Warmth of The Brazilian Guitar

The Warmth og The Brazilian Guitar on The Sounds of Brazil at

Program #1389 – The Brazilian Guitar

The Brazilian Guitar airs daily on our streaming Station from 01-09-19 through 01-15-19 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 and streaming live at  Click here for a complete list of our affiliate stations.

Hello again, and welcome!

Our Winter Storystream The Warmth of Brazil wouldn’t be complete without a look at the Brazilian guitar. So, let’s spend a few hours together exploring the styles and sounds of the instrument that truly personifies the music of Brazil.

Our show spotlights great guitarist from all over the musical map: Ricardo Silveira, Torcuato Mariano, Gabriel Martins, Toninho Horta, Rosa Passos and Silva.

Plus, I’ll bring you a birthday salute for Lee Ritenour, too.

The Brazilian guitar is synonymous with João Gilberto, who set the bar so high that his style remains a standard of excellence. It’s one by which all others – on both sides of the equator – are compared. We’ll hear one of his best.

A cool breeze in Summer, and a warm wind when the weather turns cold – that’s The Sounds of Brazil!

On the radio with 90.9 FM WDCB (and for the live stream) Sunday afternoons at 2:00 pm. or via our network of affiliate stations.

You can also listen live daily on our streaming station at

Get my video list of the ‘Top 10 Songs of 2018 and read up on Connectbrazil’s selection of Album of The Year.

But first, let’s catch up with a few timely tips for the week ahead:

Make A Resolution: To listen to The Sunday Brazilian Brunch. It’s perfect for smoothing out the bumps of a busy week. Three full hours every Sunday beginning at 5 am Central, and then again at 9 am, 2 pm and 8 pm. No app needed when you click the ‘play’ arrow at the bottom of every page at

This Sunday, It’s A Birthday Salute To Guitarist Lee Ritenour’ and you are invited to listen live!

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Our Streaming Station’s popular Brazil Back2Back segment has growen to a third play every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Listen at 11 am, 2 pm and 5 pm Central.

Always two of a kind, and always two in a row! Have an idea for an upcomiong Brazil Back2Back? Click here to make a request.

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Happy Listening,
Scott Adams


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The Brazilian Guitar

Hour 1:
Set 1: The Sounds of Brazil Opening Theme
Wake Up<>Torcuato Mariano/Lift Me UpSina<>Gilberto Gil/ParabolicQuiet Nights (Of Quiet Stars)<>Sarah Vaughan/Heartbreakers
Welcome to the Lounge            
Baleia Azul<>Victor Biglione/Baleia AzulSpecial Announcement

Set 2:
Introduce Our Next Set
Language & Love<>Kerry Linder/Sail Away With MeColor of the Watercolor<>Ronaldo Folegatti/Sounds of WatercolorsIntroduce Next Song                       
Mal De Mim<>Djavan/Puzzle of HeartsI Wish I Knew How It Would <>Nina Simone/The Brazil ConnectionDancing With Angels<>Magrus Rainforest Band/Between Dreams (Not Available)

Set 3: This Week’s Spotlight Song
Let Me Say<>Silva/BrasileiroPais Tropical<>Ricardo Silveira/Noite ClaraWhat Is Love<>Diane Schuur/MidnightStand Up Paddle Girl<>Gabriel Martins/Mergulho


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The Brazilian Guitar

Hour 2:
Set 1:
San Juan Sunset<>Lee Ritenour/RioWelcome to our 2nd Hour
All Around<>Bebel Gilberto/Bebel GilbertoSaudade<>Thievery Corporation/SaudadeTriste<>Joao Gilberto/Amoroso  ReviewSpecial Announcement

Set 2:
Introduce Our Next Set
Alguem Me Disse<>Gal Costa/Novela HitsTake Me Back To Rio<>Mike Catalano/A Manhattan AffairIntroduce Next Song
Cabana<>Adam Dunning/Glass Bottom BoatCaso Serio<>Rita Lee/The Greatest HitsMountain Flight<>Toninho Horta/Diamond Land

Set 3:
Dunas<>Rosa Passos/FestaFlute, Accordion & Viola<>Dori Caymmi/If EverSincopado-Edge Of The Night<>Paulo Ramos/Futuro


The Brazilian Guitar on The Sounds of Brazil