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QuemQueQuando: Bebel Gilberto On Tour

by Brazil Club - Let The Music Take You There on 08/21/2012 - 11:55 pm

Bebel Gilberto's six-city mini tour is set to capture spotlights (and ears) very soon - and in the case of two cities, it'll mark a return performance for 2012.
For instance, fans of the modern-day Brazilian American Diva in Chicago are eagerly anticipating her debut at City Winery on September 14th and 15th (with Paulinho Garcia) after enjoying her Macy's Brazil show earlier this spring. And the Big Apple will welcome Bebel home (she was born there, after all) for shows on September 24th and October 8th, In between are stops in California, Seattle, and Vancouver BC. Shows hve been added in Napa and San Francisco CA.
Catch a show and you'll be sure to hear tunes from her current 'All In On ...

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Experience: Rio's Musical Salute To 2016

by Brazil Club - Let The Music Take You There on 08/21/2012 - 09:46 pm

Laurisa Nutting is our northeastern reporter for Brazil  and we asked her to share her thoughts on London's closing ceremony as we watched the spectacle unfold together - coast to coast - and also on Laurisa's TV from her home in the beautiful coastal city of Fortaleza.
The closing ceremonies for the London Games on July 12th were a thrill for anyone, especially for those who love music. It was indeed a superb musical show, with Britain´s great singers performing. When the party started (at 5pm, Brasilia time) we Brazilians were still feeling a bit down because our very talented Men's Volleyball team did not get gold. It was an achievement we were nearly taking for granted, becau ...

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Experience: For Rio, It's London's Le...

by Brazil Club - Let The Music Take You There on 08/21/2012 - 08:09 pm

Brazilian officials were taking notes as they watched how the 2012 London Olympics games played out. Although the overall setup went smoothly, there were a few misfortunes which Brazilian officials noted to avoid in the 2016 games. Needless to say, Brazilian officials and Brazilian residents alike are hoping for a great victory as they prepare for the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympics Games.- Naomi Israel

While millions of people around the world simply watched and enjoyed the 2012 Olympics, for Brazilian officials it was a vital opportunity to learn what worked - and what maybe did not.
With the next summer Olympics being held in Rio de Janeiro in 2016, Brazil's organisers were ...

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Personalidade!: Crystal Palace restau...

by Brazil Club - Let The Music Take You There on 08/09/2012 - 11:24 am

The Summer Olympic games have brought Brazil and Britain closer together in many unexpected ways. And with Rio 2016 already on the horizon, local pub owners Mariana and Marcos Camarotte, the games have given them the opportunity to ‘set the table’ for Brazil’s athletes in London.

Brazilian restaurant owners Mariana and Marcos Camarotte were delighted when they found out their country’s national team would be making their Olympic base in their neighbourhood.
Since learning that they would be training at Crystal Palace’s National Sports Centre, the husband and wife team have been busy planning how to welcome the athletes to their area, and to B ...

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10 Questions! with Ricardo Silveira

by Brazil Club - Let The Music Take You There on 08/04/2012 - 06:25 pm

Listen Live! is the official webstream provider for The Sounds of Brazil!

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Take a look at a picture of Ricardo Silveira, and you’ll have a portrait of international musicianship. For the better part of two decades now, the Brazilian guitarist has consistently and creatively redefined his role in contemporary jazz by successfully balancing the cultures of two countries. Ricardo would be the first to say that looking back is only good for seeing where you were, so it’s fair to ask where he’s headed next - with these 10 Questions:
10Q: How did you get started with music and who or what sparked your interest - specifically in ja ...

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