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Brazilian Jazzmasters: Marcos Ariel

by Brazil Club - Let The Music Take You There on 11/28/2012 - 02:14 pm

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Program #1070
‘Keyboardist Marcos Ariel'
 
Broadcast dates:
11/28 07:00 pm Wednesday: WDCB 90.9 FM  Chicago
12/01 10:00 pm Saturday: SmoothJazzChicago.net
Daily 24/7 worldwide: BrazilClubUSA.com
 
 
 
Hi everyone,
 
This week, we’ll wrap up November's 'Brazilian Jazzmasters' theme on The Sounds of Brazil on a high note with Marcos Ariel and many of our favorite songs from this talented keyboardist from Rio. There's some playlist magic with a classic track from Deodato, another from Sarah Vaughan and Francois K’s 10-minut ...

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Brazil's Greatest Jazz Album, Part Three

by Brazil Club - Let The Music Take You There on 11/23/2012 - 01:50 pm

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This week as part of our ‘Brazilian Jazzmasters’ special on The Sounds of Brazil, we’re profiling Brazil’s all-time greatest jazz album. Here’s the final part of our story on the legendary ‘Getz/Gilberto’ recording. Click here for Part One and Part Two.
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Creed Taylor’s direction slowed the pacing for these songs and the Brazilians eventually got Getz to relax his style a bit more. That’s when a moment of musical magic occurred, forever captured for our enjoyment.
The entire project took just two day to complete ...

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Brazil's Greatest Jazz Album, Part Two

by Brazil Club - Let The Music Take You There on 11/23/2012 - 01:21 pm

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This week as part of our ‘Brazilian Jazzmasters’ special on The Sounds of Brazil, we’re profiling Brazil’s all-time greatest jazz album. Here’s Part Two of our story on the legendary ‘Getz/Gilberto’ recording. Click here for Part One.
 
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‘The Girl from Ipanema’ quickly propelled Astrud Gilberto to international stardom. The rest of the group was equally impressive: singer João Gilberto shared top billing with saxman Getz, while Antonio Carlos Jobim’s piano lead the rhythm section of bassist Tony Willia ...

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Brazilian Grand Prix Preview

by Brazil Club - Let The Music Take You There on 11/23/2012 - 11:46 am

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If you’re attending the Brazilian Grand Prix this weekend, here’s a handy guide to help you get the most out of your visit.
There’s always plenty to do in Sao Paulo: the cuisine and nightlife alone provide endless opportunities to suit your tastes. But if you’re looking for that one-of-a-kind souvenir for your race day experience, a visit to the Hotel Transamerica São Paulo is in orde
The hotel is presenting an art exhibition on the history of the Brazilian Grand Prix through December 9th. The event will also mark the debut of a new sculpture by ar ...

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Remembering Ayrton Senna: Simply The ...

by Brazil Club - Let The Music Take You There on 11/22/2012 - 01:17 am

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May 1st marked the 20th anniversary of a day that will be forever etched into the memory of Brazilians and Formula One fans worldwide.
The race weekend at Italy’s Imola circuit was uneven, unsettling. On that first Friday, Brazil’s Reubens Barrichello walked away from a devastating accident. The following day, Austria’s Roland Ratzenberger wasn’t so fortunate. His was the first death in Formula One since 198 ...

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Brazilian Jazzmasters Special: Getz/G...

by Brazil Club - Let The Music Take You There on 11/19/2012 - 11:02 pm

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Program #1069
'Brazilian Jazzmasters Special'
 
Broadcast dates:
11/21 07:00 pm Wednesday: WDCB 90.9 FM  Chicago
11/24 10:00 pm Saturday: SmoothJazzChicago.net
Daily 24/7 worldwide: BrazilClubUSA.com
 
 
Hi everyone,
This week, my show preview for The Sounds of Brazil sets the stage for a two-hour special on November's 'Brazilian Jazzmasters' theme. A hand-picked playlist will help you appreciate Brazil's easy relationship with America's signature musical style. Our first hour includes a special tribute to Brazil's longest-running jazz group and I'll ...

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Brazilian Jazzmasters: Antonio Adolfo

by Brazil Club - Let The Music Take You There on 11/14/2012 - 01:10 pm

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We’re all set for our mid-week launch for The Sounds of Brazil! with November’s ‘Brazilian Jazzmasters’ theme. We’re placing our musical attention on a different instrument each week: we began with Leo Gandelman’s saxophone, then Ricardo Silveira’s Brazilian guitar. Now, it’s time for Antonio Adolfo to slide behind his grand piano for several of his best songs.
 
Antonio Adolfo is a true veteran of Brazilian jazz, and I’m sure you’ll enjoy his story. But first, a few announcements:
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The Sound ...

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Brazilian Jazzmasters: Ricardo Silveira

by Brazil Club - Let The Music Take You There on 11/06/2012 - 10:14 pm

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Hello,
This week, our ‘Brazilian Jazzmasters’ theme moves from the deep, reedy tones of Leo Gandelman’s saxophone to the seven string resonance of Ricardo Silveira’s guitar: Another musical stop for The Sounds of Brazil’s 20th Anniversary year.
 
Ricardo was one of a handful of new musicians featured on our radio program’s first show when it made its debut on 90.0FM WDCB in 1992 and its nice to look back and realize that he’s provided all of us with a long line of great Brazilian jazz albums to enjoy throughout our years together.
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US Clocks Turn Back The Hands of Time

by Brazil Club - Let The Music Take You There on 11/01/2012 - 08:46 pm

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Running on ‘Brazilian Time’ usually means a more relaxed pace to the day. But in this case, we here on the northern side of the equator are getting ready to put our own spin on the clock, and we’ll do it this weekend.
The USA leaves Daylight Savings Time this coming Saturday night. This means that cities like Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo and Brasilia moved ahead of US cities by one additional hour, making the time difference in New York three hours, Chic ...

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