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Brazil Carnaval Celebrates 100 Years ...

by Brazil Club - Let The Music Take You There on 02/27/2017 - 11:17 am

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Salvador Bahia’s Trio Electricos gave this year’s Carnaval celebrations their start last Wednesday, and by the weekend hundreds of thousands of revelers were dancing in the streets for Rio de Janeiro's oldest and biggest block party, the Bola Preta. Nearly a million people have attended this “Black Ball” in previous years and true to fashion, once again dressed in black and white garb to honor the spirt of Sambas’ 100th Year in Carnaval. 
Here in th ...

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10 Questions with Sergio Assad

by Brazil Club - Let The Music Take You There on 02/11/2017 - 04:13 pm

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10 Questions with Sérgio Assad

Sergio and Odair Assad bring their mastery of the Brazilian guitar to City Winery Chicago on Thursday, February 23rd. Reserve your tickets here for the 8 pm show.
But a few years ago, Yo-Yo Ma presented The Assad Brothers as part of his award-winning concert tour, “Viva Brasil” with a stop here in Chicago.
That night, the program included compositions by Villa-Lobos, Guerra-Peixe, Jobim, Piazzolla, and Sér ...

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RIP: Remembering Al Jarreau's Love Af...

by Brazil Club - Let The Music Take You There on 02/10/2017 - 10:50 am

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Remembering Al Jarreau and his 'Rock In Rio!' Return

Grammy-winning jazz singer Al Jarreau has died in a Los Angeles hospital just days after announcing his retirement from touring due to exhaustion. His official Twitter account and website say he died early Sunday. He was 76.
From his Twiiter account: 



 




#ALJarreau passed away this morning He was in the hospital, kept , kept comfortable by his wife, son, and a few of his family and friends.





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Gal Costa: New Album Set From Springt...

by Brazil Club - Let The Music Take You There on 02/01/2017 - 11:39 am

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Hot on the heels of 2015’s ‘Stratospheric’, Gal Costa is back in a Sao Paulo studio this week, working on a new project with hot-hand songwriter, Silva. Recording will also take place in Vitoria, ES.

The album revisits a project that was originally slated as a ‘live’ recording back in 2014, but was set aside when ‘Stratospheric’ began its successful worldwide run.

Dubbed ‘Ela Disse-me Assim – Canç&oti ...

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