Older: The Brilliance of Joao Bosco


Published: 11/15/2017

by Scott Adams


Program #1329 - 'The Brilliance of Joao Bosco'

This show airs daily from 11-08-15 through 11-21-17 Monday-Friday at 7am, 3pm, 6pm and midnight Central Time (US). Weekends, too.

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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 this week, he travels 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!


Sunday’s Brazilian Brunch is an 'MPB Potpourri', beginning with our 'early bird' show at 5 am, again at 9 am Central, and then again at 2 pm and 8 pm. Our listening apps make it easy to join us anytime during the weekend! Listen Live.

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Brazil Back2Back! Wednesday kicks off with a top of the hour two-in-a-row from our new music playlist Then it's MPB star Marina Lima for Friday and the weeeknd! Catch Brazil Back2Back every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 11 am and 2 pm Central via the 'streaming PLAY button above.

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Make A Request! It's ‘Masters of MPB’ month on the radio, and I’m asking listeners like you to send me their favorite female vocalist requests. I’d be happy to play yours, too. Click here to place a request!

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This week’s show:


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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

Gabriela’s Song<>Herbie Mann/Caminho De Casa


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

Sinha<>Joao Bosco/Mano Que Zuera

Flute, Accordion & Viola<>Dori Caymmi/If Ever

Chuva de Prata<>Gal Costa/Gal Costa  


'Masters of MPB!! It’s your final chance to  request a song by your favorite singer and maybe even win a Brazilian album when we play it on The Sounds of Brazil! Send us your request here.

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Hour 2:

Set 1:

Piano na Magueira<>Dionne Warwick/Aquarela do Brasil

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

Going Outside<>Camiel/On A Day Like This       


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: Our 'Masters of MPB' theme wraps up with anohter specail show. Two hours of our favorite songs. And be sure to send me your request for your favorite MPB star sometime this month. Drop a note in the Chat Box on our home page!

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And don't forget about our weekly broadcasts in Chicago: Sundays at 2:00 pm Central on 90.9 FM WDCB and in Orlando on Brasil Radio 93.1 FM and 810 AM, Sunday nights at 7 ET and Wednesdays at 5 pm .


This Week on The Sounds of Brazil : 'The Brilliance of Joao Bosco'

Featured Station Broadcast dates:

11/15 3:00 pm CT Wednesday: Streaming debut at Brazil Club

11/15 5:00 pm ET Wednesday: Brasil Radio 93.1 FM + 810 AM (encore)

11/17 8:00 pm ET Friday: Jazz City Radio

11/18 6:00 pm CT Saturday: Chat Box 'Meet Up', BrazilCubUSA.com

11/19 10:00 am ET Sunday: Mix 105

11/19 12:00 pm CT Sunday: Smooth Jazz Expressions

11/19 2:00 pm CT Sunday: WDCB 90.9 FM Chicago

11/19 5:00 pm ET Sunday: Downtown Dayton Radio

11/19 7:00 pm ET Sunday: Brasil Radio 93.1 FM + 810 AM

11/19 8:00 pm ET Sunday: WHJZ New Buffalo

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