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Throwback Thursday: Sergio Mendes and the New Brazil '77 - "Real Thing"

Today’s throwback thursday selection is a collaboration of two musical giants….Sergio Mendes and Stevie Wonder.

Mr. Wonder is known as a groundbreaking singer and musician,  but his work for other artists sometimes flies under the radar. 38 more words

Throwback Thursday

A Few Fab Finds and Some Fun

Found myself in serious need of ramping up my energy levels and changing the mood this past week. So I’ve tried a few different things to shake up the routine and shake off the blues. 777 more words

Outdoors

Tony Mottola Guitar: A Latin Love-In

Well here’s a fun one. But don’t let the title or nifty album art fool you — this is not psychedelic by any means. Think ‘latin flavored’ pop and you’re mostly there. 185 more words

Jazz

The Code from Ipanema's not working

If programming is like art, implementing business logic is elevator music.

#!/usr/bin/perl
use EverySingleFuckingModelFromCPAN;
#use strict;
#use warnings;

print <<IPANEMA

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Fat and bloated and slow and unstructured and buggy 
The code from Ipanema gets committed
And when tests she not passes, each one she not passes 
We goes "A-r-r-g-h" 
When she crashes she's like totally trashes
When she crashes, she's like totally trashes
What loads, swaps and alloc()'s forever? 95 more words
Musings

Corcovado

Song: Corcovado
Composer: Antônio Carlos Jobim
Artist: Stan Getz and João Gilberto
Album: Getz/Gilberto
Year Released: 1964

Musicians:
Astrud Gilberto – vocals
João Gilberto – guitar, vocals… 1,029 more words

Antonio Carlos Jobim