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Liner Notes Legacy - A Twist of Jobim

by Brazil Club - Let The Music Take You There on 11/20/2017 - 03:41 pm

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Back in the Fall of 1996, Lee Ritenour called to ask if I would be interested in writing the liner notes for an upcoming album tribute to Antonio Carlos Jobim. Jobim had passed away two years earlier in New York and his death came as a shock to the nation of Brazil and also for the jazz world. It didn't take long for tribute albums to find their way to fans worldwide. After all, Antonio Carlos Jobim is still considere ...

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Pele's 1000th Goal

by Brazil Club - Let The Music Take You There on 11/20/2017 - 10:53 am

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November 19th, 1969
That's the day that Pele scored his 1,000th goal on a penalty kick against Vasco da Gama. Eighty thousand adoring fans in Maracana stadium cheered him wildly, even though Santos was the opposing team.
It was a major milestone in an illustrious career that included three World Cup championships.
 
 
 
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Exploring Joao Bosco

by Brazil Club - Let The Music Take You There on 11/15/2017 - 12:54 pm

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A Musical Lifetime, Honored.
Quick. Name three of your favorite Brazilian singers. Chances are, your top-of-mind list won't include this week's featured artist, singer and songwriter Joao Bosco. But his creativity is legendary and this week, he travels to Las Vegas to receive the music industry’s highest honor: A Lifetime Achievement Award at the Latin Grammys.
Truth be told, Bosco’s name recognit ...

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Marisa Monte: 9 things you didn't kno...

by Brazil Club - Let The Music Take You There on 11/10/2017 - 05:34 pm

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Marisa Monte: 9 things you didn't know about Brazil’s MPB star 
 
Marisa Monte: Things you may not know
Brazil Club 411: You may think you know Marisa Monte, but there are some surprising facts and trivia that even the biggest Monte fans may be shocked to read. Here, Marisa sits for a cover photo shoot with Bravo to mark her 45th birthday.
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