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The Sounds of Brazil's 'Meet & Greet'...

by Brazil Club - Let The Music Take You There on 08/04/2017 - 12:35 am

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Remembering The Sounds of Brazil on WNUA 95.5 Chicago
25 year ago, it now seems that those first few weeks with WNUA were busy ones. The Sounds of Brazil’s July 25th, 1992 debut was enough of a success for the station and listeners that only a few days later, I was approached by Program Director Lee Hansen with news of an event that the station invited me to host.
“It’s a ‘meet and greet’ for Sergio Mendes and a chance to give The Sounds of Brazil ...

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You Can Do This: Shadowing The Spirit...

by Brazil Club - Let The Music Take You There on 08/03/2017 - 11:04 am

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It’s a 30-minute walk to Ipanema from the Copacabana strip; head a few blocks in from the beach to Avenida Nossa Senhora de Copacabana (you can’t miss it) then turn left towards Arpoador. Right on Francisco Otaviano, then a short walk past Parque Garota de Ipanema to Avenida Vieira Souto, Ipanema’s beachside boulevard. You’ll pass the longtime former home of Rio’s legendary Jazzmania on the second floor of the chic an ...

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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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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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