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Experience! / Profile: The Moon Handb...

by Brazil Club - Let The Music Take You There on 07/04/2012 - 03:30 pm

~ Thanks to the Internet, preparing for a memorable Brazilian trip is both easier – and more difficult – that ever. But we’ve found that a well-written travel guide will always have a place in your carry-on and your bookshelf. ~ Scott

     Moon Handbooks Brazil (2007)     Purchase this book

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Unique most of the world’s most dynamic counties, Brazil as a tourist destination offers its visitors the opportunity to sample a seemingly unending variety of experiences: everything from a trek through the Amazon rainforest to the hemispheric touchstone of the true African culture to Rio’s sun-kisses beaches.

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Personalidade! / Feature: Remembering...

by Brazil Club - Let The Music Take You There on 07/04/2012 - 03:30 pm

~ Johnny Alf gave a generation of young Brazilians their first glimpses of the musical style which would evolve to become Bossa Nova – helping to change the course of Brazilian pop. The 80 year-old pianist, songwriter and singer passed away in São Paulo on March 4th. ~  Sean

     

Learn more about Johnny Alf

Sample one of his best albums

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Born Alfredo Jose da Silva into a lower middle-class family in Rio de Janeiro on May 19, 1929, Johnny Alf was the son of a Brazilian army colonel who had fought in the country’s 1932 civil war, and died in combat when Alf was only three years old. His mother worked as a maid and often took her young son to work with her. A woman whom she ...

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