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I love brazilian music. I’ve always liked it, but the more you get into it, the more the songs get close to your heart (and yes, knowing the language really does help a lot). 743 more words

Brazil and America: Coelho and Ridnell

Chico Coelho and Dave Ridnell met in San Francisco in 2010 and have since performed regularly in venues around the San Francisco Bay Area, playing original music inspired by bossa nova, Música Popular Brasileira (MPB), and samba, as well as by American jazz, pop and R&B. 391 more words

Aqua Bureau

Song of the Day: Pra Dois Amores

There are songs that are perfect for certain moods. Pra Dois Amores from the album Só Alegria performed by Celsinho Silva e Dininho, Luis Barcelona, Eduardo Neves, and Rogério Caetano is just the song I want to listen to on a Sunday evening to end my weekend, while I cook after a long day at work, or just want to relax to the sound of beautiful music.  16 more words


Vizinhos de João Gilberto reclamam de cheiro de maconha

Publicado no iG – 09/06/2011

“Você mora no Leblon! Olha a baixaria!”, grita João Gilberto, o compositor que completa 80 anos nesta sexta-feira (10). Sim, o pai da bossa nova, conhecido pelo canto sussurrante acompanhado de banquinho e violão, grita. 1,305 more words


Folk, Fantasy and Freedom

Lyn Acton and The Dyr Sister – “dear” not “dire” – are two women who have had long, illustrious careers in the music scene. They’ve seen the turning tide of musical genre, economical and gender equality and survived where others would fall. 422 more words


Bebel Gilberto's summer album: Tudo

“Tudo”, the first album of Bebel Gilberto in 5 years, was released last month. The multi-grammy nominated singer songwriter is back with an elegant blend of bossa nova, samba, jazz and pop. 274 more words