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WLS EyeWitness News Covers Veloso

by Brazil Club - Let The Music Take You There on 09/29/2016 - 01:14 pm

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A Brazilian TV Debut In Chicago
Recently Chicago’s WLS 7 EyeWitness News covered Chicago Symphony Center’s Fall lineup of musical performances from several of Latin America’s greatest names, including Brazil’s Caetano Veloso.
"One of the things about Symphony Center Presents is that we have a long history of presenting wonderful musical artists from around the world," James Fahey, director of programming of the Symphony Center Presets, said.
"The fantastic oppor ...

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Veloso and Cristina: How They Met

by Brazil Club - Let The Music Take You There on 09/29/2016 - 01:12 pm

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A Big Fan
The story goes that - for whatever reason - Caetano Veloso was in the audience at Rio's famous Theatro Net Rio where Cristina performed her tribute to Cartola, one of Brazil’s greatest pioneers of Samba. on that fateful December night.
Veloso recalled that fateful night. "With Cartola's songs, Teresa's artistry really shows”, he said. “Her elegance on stage, the simultaneous spontaneity and decorum of every gesture, the humor, the tone, impeccab ...

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Teresa Cristina: New Voice Of Samba

by Brazil Club - Let The Music Take You There on 09/29/2016 - 11:48 am

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Teresa Cristina Is Rio's New Voice Of Samba
You may not be familiar with Teresa Cristina, but in her home town of Rio de Janerio, she’s already something of a musical legend, for playing a leading role in the rebirth of Samba’s growing popularity.
Teresa Cristina was at the vanguard of the Carioca Samba movement and when not touring the world with Caetano Veloso, can be found singing in the legendary samba clubs, in Lapa.
Many of the songs you will hear her sing are from ...

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Caetano Veloso In Chicago

by Brazil Club - Let The Music Take You There on 09/29/2016 - 10:53 am

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This Sunday: Caetano Veloso Returns To Chicago
Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Caetano Veloso makes his long-awaited return to Chicago with his Chicago Symphony Center debut this Sunday, October 16th. He will be joined on stage by Rio de Janeiro's Samba superstar Teresa Cristina to celebrate the best songs of his long and legendary career.
Veloso promises an evening filled with favorites and a few personal picks, too. For her part, Teresa Cristina&rs ...

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Djavan Reacts To Latin Grammy Nominat...

by Brazil Club - Let The Music Take You There on 09/28/2016 - 02:53 pm

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Djavan and his wife, Rafaela Brunini will travel once again in November to Las Vegas, to attend the 17th Annual Latin Grammy Awards. (Reuters)

Djavan celebrates his Grammy nominations
Djavan is nominated in four categories of the Latin Grammys, including album and record of the year. It’s a five-way tie for the informal title of most nominated artist. So how did the popular Brazilian superstar react?
The singer-songwriter was in the middle of an after-workout snack when he ...

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Latin Grammy Nominees 2016

by Brazil Club - Let The Music Take You There on 09/28/2016 - 01:38 pm

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After years of lamenting the short shrift given to Latin America’s largest and most culturally diverse nation by the Latin Grammy Association, 2016’s nomination ballot suggests a better balance for musical powerhouse Brazil.
Nearly 60 Brazilian nominees will compete for top honors when the winners are announced November 17th in Las Vegas. Many of these nominations reflect the language difference that separates Brazil’s Portuguese roots from the rest of Latin America, ...

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Teresa Cristina

by Brazil Club - Let The Music Take You There on 09/22/2016 - 12:59 pm

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A Musical Introduction
Meet Teresa Cristina, Rio’s most passionate voice in the revitalization of Samba in the city where it all began, nearly 100 years ago. The young singer was at the forefront of Carioca Samba back in the 90’s when she became a popular weekend fixture at the Samba da Roda bars in Lapa, earning her reputation as a passionate voice for Brazil’s signature song style with an ever-growing fan base.
Today, the bars in Lapa have been replaced by legendary ve ...

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Veloso Makes Presidential Playlist

by Brazil Club - Let The Music Take You There on 09/22/2016 - 10:10 am

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Caetano Veloso For President
Caetano Veloso, who recently helped usher in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in an Opening Ceremony performance with Gilberto Gil and Anitta, made President Barack Obama's 2016 Presidential Playlist.
The Grammy-winning Brazilian Superstar is set to perform 
Veloso's live performance of the song "Cucurrucucú Paloma," from his 2003 Nonesuch release The Best of Caetano Veloso, can be heard on the Nighttime side of the President's new pla ...

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