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Exploring Divas From Bahia

by Brazil Club - Let The Music Take You There on 10/18/2017 - 11:29 am

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Divas... and more
This week, we’re off to explore the artistic soul of Brazil, using Google Maps Street View as our guide.
Salvador, Bahia sits on Brazil’s northeastern coast, bathed in sunshine and near-equatorial heat. The 468 year-old city was a main port-of-call for the trade routes and slave ships from Angola and the Gold Coast before sailing on to Havana and New Orleans and it’s because of this that Bahia has the ...

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Catching up with Rosalia de Souza and...

by Brazil Club - Let The Music Take You There on 10/12/2017 - 04:26 pm

 
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Rio To Roma
No doubt about it: We've come to expect great things from Rosalia de Souza since her early days as a stable singer for the Milan-based label, Schema.
Her solo career with the New Bossa gem 'Garota Moderna' (Modern Girl) and she quickly won fans worldwide as the buzz heated up! Born in Rio de Janeiro, a move to Italy in 1988 helped her to find a creative place with a group of like-minded musicians - including Nicola Conte ...

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First Name Basis: Rio's Anitta and Zanna

by Brazil Club - Let The Music Take You There on 10/04/2017 - 12:24 pm

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October's Radio Theme
Our month-long feature ‘Songs In The Feminine Key’ kicks off this week with another radio and streaming special for The Sounds of Brazil: ‘The Girls From Ipanema’, and it begins where we left off with last week’s 50 career-year slate to Gal Costa.
There’s a reason why Rio de Janeiro is called the ‘Cidade Maravilhosa’ - it’s not only inspired hundreds of memorable son ...

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A Milestone Year For Gal Costa

by Brazil Club - Let The Music Take You There on 09/26/2017 - 02:42 pm

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50 Years Plus One More
So there was Manchester United’s star kicker Anderson last weekend, pulling up a 10-year-old memory of his first goal with the squad by celebrating to the strains of Gal Costa’s ‘Aquarela do Brasil’ with 22,000 fans cheering him on.
Days later, it was announced that Gal Costa has added extra shows in Lisbon, due to popular demand. Back home, she has a series of sold-out concerts with Gilberto Gil a ...

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The Story Behind 'Mas Que Nada'

by Brazil Club - Let The Music Take You There on 09/20/2017 - 11:59 am

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Musical Milestones
So the 50th Anniversary of Sergio Mendes & Brasil 66 gave us a magical moment last year, but 2017 has stepped up with its own list of Brazilian music milestones. 100 Years of Samba, 90 years for Antonio Carlos Jobim’s birth day plus 50 years each for his signature ‘Wave’ album and his first recording with Frank Sinatra. The 50th anniversary of Caetano Veloso’s and Gal Costa’s debut recording. 30 car ...

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From Italy To Bossa With Love

by Brazil Club - Let The Music Take You There on 09/13/2017 - 11:27 am

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Different In Brazil
It was a simple question that brought an unexpected response, and it came at the end of dinner with a music label exec in Rio de Janeiro. As we capped off our meal with a few fingers of aged sipping cachaça I asked, “When it comes to the rest of the world, what do you think is Brazil’s most popular music?”
He replied without hesitation: “Samba. It’s always Samba.”
His answer surprised me, not ...

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IndyCar’s Brazilians Outrace Hurrican...

by Brazil Club - Let The Music Take You There on 09/10/2017 - 02:09 pm

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Pit Stop
A pair of Indy 500 winners from Brasil were on the move from Miami in a big way earlier this week.
2013 winner Tony Kanaan’s first IndyCar race came on the Homestead, Florida oval for the Miami Grand Prix in 1998 and he’s competed in every season since, but a few days ago he was behind the wheel for a different kind of long distance run: north, and away from the approaching hurricane Irma.
Racer’s Robin Miller reports: “With ...

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Football Brasileiro

by Brazil Club - Let The Music Take You There on 09/09/2017 - 11:35 am

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2017's NFL Kickoff
Opening weekend for the NFL’s 2017 season is underway and Thursday night’s kickoff for the very first game came off the foot of a Brazilian, Kansas City Chiefs kicker, Cairo Fernandes Santos.
A unique asterisk in the annals of NFL history, but not the only one. You see, Santos is the only Brazilian on the roster of any team for the NFL.
Born in Limeira, São Paulo Santos was first introduced to American football as a fore ...

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A New EP From Bebel Gilberto

by Brazil Club - Let The Music Take You There on 09/08/2017 - 12:20 pm

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New 'Live' EP
Grammy-nominated Brazilian singer Bebel Gilberto has released the 'Bebel Gilberto Live at the Belly Up' EP today on the venue's own Belly Up Live imprint. Recorded last summer at the legendary nightclub in Solana Beach, CA, the EP features her acclaimed live cover of Radiohead's "Creep" which Blackbook proclaimed "enchanting."
Capturing a very special, intimate performance featuring the sultry Brazilian sin ...

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You Can Do This: Blue Note Jazz Club ...

by Brazil Club - Let The Music Take You There on 09/07/2017 - 03:32 pm

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South American Way
If you’re looking for reasons to visit Rio de Janerio, here’s another one you can add to your list, and it’s so good we’re thinking about packing a bag and meeting you at the airport. In fact, if you’re a Brazilian music fan you might even see this as a game-changer for Rio’s jazz scene.
Last Thursday, The New York-based Jazz mecca known worldwide as the Blue Note Jazz Club opened the doors of its newe ...

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