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The Sounds of Brazil - How It All Beg...

by Brazil Club - Let The Music Take You There on 07/25/2017 - 04:43 pm

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A Milestone Moment for our 25th Anniversary
The Sounds of Brazil made its broadcast debut on Smooth Jazz WNUA 95.5 25 years ago today, July 25th, 1992. This week, I’m marking the occasion by recreating the original playlist from the show, song by song.
For Chicago’s Smooth Jazz fans, WNUA grew to become a defining moment in our musical lives, and when the station signed on back in the summer of 1987, I became a fan, too.
Months before, I had experienced Rio de Janeiro for ...

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The Sounds of Brazil's 25th Anniversa...

by Brazil Club - Let The Music Take You There on 07/20/2017 - 10:28 am

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photo by Erika Breno    

Next week, Tuesday July 25th will mark The Sounds of Brazil’s official 25th Anniversary of its broadcast debut on Smooth Jazz WNUA 95.5, Chicago, when we’ll recreate that very first program from 1992. I hope you’ll plan to join me on the radio and our many streaming affiliate stations.
But six years ago this week, we were focused on another milestone event for The Sounds of Brazil: Our 1,000th weekly radio program. Compare that n ...

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Joao Gilberto Falls On Hard Times

by Brazil Club - Let The Music Take You There on 07/06/2017 - 11:27 am

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The Father Of Bossa Nova Falls On Hard Times
Brazil’s nightly TV novelas love to reimagine history, but there’s a sad-but-true soap opera playing out in real time, involving one of Brazil’s legendary musical families. Folha de S.P. picks up the story:
Bossa nova star João Gilberto, 86, who has been facing financial difficulties, is being pressed in opposite directions by members of his family on whether or not to pay back a R$ 5 million (US$ 1.5 million) loan. ...

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